Inland From Oceans, Plastic Pollutants Are Terrors Tinier Than Straws

Written by: Beau Brockett Jr.   This summer was the season of water quality awareness. PFAS particles were found in high numbers in Parchment, Michigan. Flint, Michigan, residents are still…

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Barry-Eaton District Health Department Loses Septics Policy that Protected Water and Public Health

Written By: Joshua Vissers   The Barry-Eaton District Health Department (BEDHD) released a report in September 2017 that detailed the impact of their Time of Sale or Transfer (TOST) regulation…

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Grand Rapids Sets Out Their Standard For Controlling the “First Flush”

Written By: Joshua Vissers Every time the rain falls, it rinses clean the roofs, streets and gutters. The first inch of any rainfall has a higher concentration of pollutants than…

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Art, Science and Action: West Michigan’s Water Focus in 2018

Written by: Joshua Vissers As the weather warms in Michigan this year and February snow gives way to March, Michiganders start dreaming of returning to the lakes, rivers and beaches.…

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