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  Your Gift HAS A Lasting Impact Donate Today    Click here to give online    FLOW staff partnering in Lansing to save the Great Lakes It takes tremendous resources to do the work needed to save and protect the fresh bodies of water surrounding our beautiful state, and to safeguard the rights of Michigan citizens as… Read more »

GROUPS: LET’S PREVENT AN OIL SPILL; NOT HAVE TO CLEAN ONE UP

The Northern Express –  This Week’s Top 5 GROUPS: LET’S PREVENT AN OIL SPILL; NOT HAVE TO CLEAN ONE UP Environmental groups want Gov. Rick Snyder to take action after the US Coast Guard announced they would be unprepared to respond to a potentially catastrophic oil spill at the Straits of Mackinac. The area between… Read more »

FLOW Urges the Department of Environmental Quality to Strengthen Its Proposed 2014 Fracking Regulations to Protect Michigan’s Water, Air, and Land Resources

August 1, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Liz Kirkwoood, Executive Director 231 944 1568 or liz@flowforwater.org FLOW Urges the Department of Environmental Quality to Strengthen Its Proposed 2014 Fracking Regulations to Protect Michigan’s Water, Air, and Land Resources Traverse City, Mich. – On July 31, 2014, FLOW submitted extensive public comments to the Department of Environmental… Read more »

George Weeks: League of Conservation Voters acts on two fronts

Click here to read the article on record-eagle.com By George Weeks July 13, 2014 The Michigan League of Conservation Voters, which in recent years has shown growing clout in politics, last week exercised it on two fronts, especially in northern Michigan, where it made two of its only three endorsements in legislative primaries. The LCV’s… Read more »

Waukesha Presses First Test of Great Lakes Water Compact

Click here to read the article on circleofblue.org By Kaye LaFond July 9, 2014 WAUKESHA, WI — There was a time in the late 19th and early 20th centuries when this southeast Wisconsin town was known throughout the Great Lakes Basin for its ample supplies of pure water. The aquifers underlying the forests and meadows… Read more »

UpNorthLive: Canadian power company proposes nuclear dump site near lake

Click here to read the article on upnorthlive.com By Meghan Morelli GRAND TRAVERSE CO. — Grand Traverse County commissioners are discussing a resolution that’s making its way around the state to stop a Canadian power company from potentially causing harm to the Great Lakes. The resolution started with commissioners in Alger, Munising in the Upper Peninsula. … Read more »

Local Government Regulation of Large-Scale Hydraulic Fracturing Activities and Uses

Ross Hammersely and Kate Redman, attorneys with the Traverse City law firm, Olson, Bzdok & Howard, have done a marvelous service for local government officials, planners, administrators, property owners, industry, and the public in publishing a cogent, objective article on the scope and nature of local government regulation, including zoning and police power ordinance tools,… Read more »

Crawford County Avalanche: Township will host meeting regarding hydraulic fracturing

Click here to read the article on Crawford County Avalanche By Dan Sanderson, Staff Writer – Crawford County Avalanche April 30, 2014 Grayling Charter Township is hosting an informational presentation regarding Horizontal Hydraulic Fracturing, more commonly known as fracking for oil and gas, for area citizens. A organization called FLOW, For Love of Water, will… Read more »

Virtual Townhall Webinar: A New Vision and Framework to Address Nutrient Pollution and Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie and Beyond

Click here to view and download the press release as a PDF April 24, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Liz Kirkwoood, Executive Director 231 944 1568 or liz@flowforwater.org May 13 Virtual Townhall Webinar Convenes Top Experts on Nutrient Pollution Panelists Discuss Harmful Algal Blooms on Great Lakes TRAVERSE CITY, MI – Registration is limited for… Read more »