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1st Friday Focus On The Environment: Lake Erie Algal Blooms and Flint Water

Jul 7, 2017

Algae bloom residue washing ashore on Lake Erie
Credit Courtesy photo / https://landsat.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Warmer temperatures may lead to even bigger algal blooms on Lake Erie this summer. Meantime, Flint, MI is still without a safe water supply, three years after lead contamination was discovered.  WEMU's David Fair gets the latest on those issues in his conversation with Lisa Wozniak, executive director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters. 


Resources: 

Toxic Algae/Lake Erie

Flint

 Other regional/national context

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— David Fair is the WEMU News Director and host of Morning Edition on WEMU.  You can contact David at 734.487.3363, on twitter @DavidFairWEMU, or email him at dfair@emich.edu