First Friday Focus on the Environment: Great Lakes

Jul 5, 2013

On the first Friday of every month, WEMU Morning Edition host David Fair is joined in-studio by Michigan League of Conservation Voters Executive Director Lisa Wozniak. together they bring in the experts that can speak to issues of environmental importance. In this month's installment, the guest is Jon Allen. Jon heads up the Michigan Department of environmental Quality's Office of the Great Lakes.


Great Lakes in Sunglint
Great Lakes in Sunglint
Credit NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center / Foter / CC BY-NC

 A recent conference of the Governors of the Great Lakes States was used to set priorities for the organization and for the clean-up, restoration and protection of the worlds largest fresh water supply. In this months installment of WEMU's 1st Friday Focus on the Environment, you'll learn about those priorities and how the recently passed state budget will impact those efforts.