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 […]

Meet Our Program Director – Andréa Dube

Meet Our Program Director – Andréa Dube

I am so pleased to be working for Freshwater Future again and to continue the incredible work that has been achieved in Canada and the US. Access to safe, clean drinking water has and continues to be a struggle for too many people. Freshwater Future strives to ensure that the […]

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 […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 27, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 27, 2021

August 27, 2021 This week: Support Freshwater Future by donating to our Walk, Paddle, and Roll Event + Ontario and U.S. residents share why #WeAreLakeErie + Upgrades Require Temporary Change in Flint Water Supply + Water is Life Festival, Saturday September 4th Support Freshwater Future by donating to our Walk, Paddle, and Roll Event […]