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15 Aug 2018

Issues of the Environment

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    Issues of the Environment: Ann Arbor Filmmaker Continues 'Line 5' Documentary

    It began as a quest for knowledge and understanding of the issues surrounding the controversial Enbridge 'Line 5' that runs through the Straits of Mackinac. With the release of the 2nd part of his documentary on the subject, Ann Arbor's Barton Bund contends that a cause for concern has become a need for alarm. In this week's "Issues of the Environment," Bund discusses 'Line 5-Part 2: Violation of Public Trust."

  • Posted on 01 Aug 2018

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    Issues Of The Environment: PFAs Contamination Throughout Michigan And In Washtenaw County

    Chemicals known as PFAs have found their way in Washtenaw County's drinking water, and that can lead to numerous health and environmental problems. In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's David Fair talks about this situation with Dr. Rita Loch-Caruso , toxicologist and Professor of Environmental Health Sciences at the University of Michigan.

  • Posted on 25 Jul 2018

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    Issues Of The Environment: Michigan Shoreline Stewards Program Protects Inland Lakes

    There are more than 11-thousand inland lakes in Michigan. The greatest threat to the health of these water-bodies is a loss of nearshore habitat. In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's David Fair talks to Julia Kirkwood, chair of the Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership, about the ongoing efforts to increase protections.

  • Posted on 18 Jul 2018

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    Issues Of The Environment: Slow Food Huron Valley Works To Expand Agrobiodiversity

    Industrialized agriculture has resulted in the loss of numerous plant and animal species, but there is an organization looking to change that trend. In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's David Fair talks with Lauren Moscoe, board member of Slow Food of Huron Valley and member of Midwest Ark of Taste Committee, about what has been done to increase diversity in agriculture.

  • Posted on 11 Jul 2018

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    Issues Of The Environment: Adapting To A Changing Climate

    The heat wave continues in Washtenaw County, Southeast Michigan, and a majority of the country. While every summer brings its hot spells, you can expect greater periods of unpredictable and potentially more destructive weather events. In this week’s edition of "Issues of the Environment," WEMU’s David Fair and University of Michigan professor Dr. Richard Rood explore the adaptive attitudes and actions necessary for our future.

  • Posted on 04 Jul 2018

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