Freshwater Future Weekly: January 14, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: January 14, 2022

THIS WEEK: You Are Invited: All About Water Symposium, Securing Federal Infrastructure Dollars + Personal and Organizational Wellness Online Series 2022 + Ontario government plans to build new highways through provincial Greenbelt + You May Be Eligible for Financial Assistance for Your Water Bill You Are Invited: All About Water […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: January 7, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: January 7, 2022

THIS WEEK: Happy New Year and New Opportunities Coming + Do You Know a Freshwater Hero? Nominate Them Today! + Wondering Where the Ice Is? Happy New Year and New Opportunities Coming! First and foremost, Freshwater Future wants to wish you a Happy New Year and send you positive thoughts for […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 30, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 30, 2021

THIS WEEK: Say YES to a better Great Lakes Future by donating today! + Freshwater Voices Newsletter: Latest Issue Now Available Online Say YES to a Better Great Lakes Future by Donating Today!  It’s not too late to make an impact with your Year-End Gift today! Together, we can stand stronger […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 22, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 22, 2021

THIS WEEK: There Is Still Time to say YES to a better Great Lakes Future by donating today! + Freshwater Future Still Benefiting from Environmental Fellow – Thank You Sanchez! + Administration Requests Input from U.S. Tribes on Line 5 Treaty Talks There Is Still Time to say YES to a better Great Lakes Future […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 17, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 17, 2021

THIS WEEK: Give the Gift of Helping to Ensure the Healthy Future of Our Great Lakes Waters! + Manufacturing Giant Dumps Over 400 Gallons of Oil into Wisconsin’s Menomonee River + Ontario Study: Laundry Filter Can Reduce Plastic Pollution + Lead in Drinking Water Have You Worried?  Give the Gift of […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 10, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 10, 2021

THIS WEEK: Won’t you say YES to a better Great Lakes Future by donating today! + Michigan’s Stricter Lead and Copper Rule Still Has Limitations + Growing Percentage of Residents Worried about Great Lakes Health + New York Offers Assistance to Pay Water Bills for Low-Income Residents + Canadian and […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 3, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 3, 2021

THIS WEEK: Canadian Federal Government Underfunding First Nations’ Water Systems + Thank you for Your #GivingTuesday Generosity + U.S. Supreme Court Opinion Rules Groundwater Must Be Shared + Groups Convene to Talk Transboundary Water Issues at the Great Lakes Network Fall Gathering Canadian Federal Government Underfunding First Nations’ Water Systems The parliamentary […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 24, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 24, 2021

THIS WEEK: Give the Gift of Clean Water on #GivingTuesday – Nov. 30th + Communities Working Together to Solve Lead in Water Problems! + Cookbook Features History and Recipes from Tribal Communities + Ontario’s Carruthers Creek Faces Threats from Hospital Development Give the Gift of Clean Water on #GivingTuesday – November […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 19, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 19, 2021

THIS WEEK: Special Focus Edition: Multi-Nation Negotiations Indigenous Governments Invoking Their Treaty Rights in Line 5 Talks In the ongoing battle to ensure the twin, five-mile pipelines that run under the Straits of Mackinac, carrying 23 million gallons of petroleum liquids daily, don’t leak into Lakes Michigan and Huron, twelve Michigan […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 12, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 12, 2021

THIS WEEK: U.S. Passes Over $1 Trillion Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act + Benton Harbor Community Water Council Persistence Results in Actions + Ontario government provides $2.5 million for community-based Great Lakes initiatives + Five Things You Can Do to Protect the Great Lakes + Funding for Fish and Wildlife Restoration […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 5, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 5, 2021

THIS WEEK: All About Water’s Convening Returns Beginning of Next Year + Michigan Governor Using State’s Purchasing Power to Reduce PFAS + It’s at the Tap that Drinking Water Must Be Safe! All About Water’s Convening Returns Beginning of Next Year Freshwater Future’s All About Water convening in October was incredibly […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 29, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 29, 2021

THIS WEEK: WIN – States’ and Tribes’ Authority to Prevent Harm from Federal Projects Restored + Radio-Canada Interview with Freshwater Future Canada on the Warming Lakes + Michigan Water Bottler Changing Permit Request + Opportunity to Provide Input to Ontario on Great Lakes Strategy WIN: States’ and Tribes’ Authority to Prevent Harm from Federal Projects Restored  […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 22, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 22, 2021

THIS WEEK: Don’t Miss the All About Water November Session on Water Affordability! + U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Finally Taking Steps to Regulate Some PFAS + Funds for Full Lead Line Replacement for Benton Harbor Announced but Continued Action Still Needed + Raw Sewage Spills Continue from Ontario Cities + Tribal […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 15, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 15, 2021

THIS WEEK: Learn About Federal Funding for Infrastructure: October 20 and November 17 + Benton Harbor, MI Draws National Media Attention for Lead Contamination + John Oliver Show Features Impacts of PFAS + Detroit Residents Please Consider Completing This Survey! Learn About Federal Funding for Infrastructure: October 20 and November 17 […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 8, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 8, 2021

THIS WEEK: All About Water Virtual Convenings, October 20 and November 17–Save The Date!+ Canadian Government Uses 1977 Pipeline Treaty to Keep Line 5 Open + Ohio Carries Second Highest Rate of Children With Elevated Blood Levels + Freshwater Future’s 2020 Annual Report Available Now All About Water Virtual Convenings, October […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 1, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 1, 2021

THIS WEEK: Final Push to Support Freshwater Future + Millions of People in The U.S. Without Water + Industrial Spill Shuts Down Indiana Dunes Beach + Lake Erie Lawsuit Expects to Be the Largest Court Approved Total Maximum Daily Load In America + Canada’s First National Day for Truth and Reconciliation […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 24, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 24, 2021

THIS WEEK: Fall Project Grants Due September 30! + Minnesota Fines Oil Company $3 Million After Violation + A Cost-Effective Approach to Removing Heavy Metals from Drinking Water + Canadian Voters Elect a Minority Liberal Government (Again) + Water is Life Festival, Wins Grassroots Environmentalist of the Year Fall Project Grants Due September 30! The […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 17, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 17, 2021

THIS WEEK: Still Time to Support Freshwater Future + Emergency Petition on Behalf of Benton Harbor, MI Residents + Chicago Mayor’s Lead Line Replacements Far from Goal + Boil Advisories in Ontario Disproportionately Occurring Among Native Communities + Freshwater Voices Newsletter – Summer Issue Now Available Online Still Time to Support Freshwater Future  It’s […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 10, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 10, 2021

September 10, 2021 THIS WEEK:  Water Safety and Affordability at the Local Scale: Hope for Chicago Residents + $20 Million to Replace Pipes in Benton Harbor – Is It Fast Enough? + Plastics Are Covering The Great Lakes In Great Volumes + U.S. Congresswomen Urge President to Stop Line 3 Pipeline […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 3, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 3, 2021

September 3, 2021 This week:Water Filtration Stations Installed at Benton Harbor High School + Invasive Round Goby May be Reducing Muskie Numbers in St. Lawrence + Lake Superior, Once Believed Immune Now Faces HABS + Victory: US District Court Agrees The ‘Dirty Water Rule’ is a Threat to Water Water Filtration Stations […]