Michigan environment

Satellite image of Great Lakes
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center / Flickr Creative Commons

Current State checks in with Great Lakes commentator Gary Wilson about July’s biggest environmental stories from around the basin, including algae blooms, nuclear waste, and oil pipelines.


Environmental Canine Services logo
Courtesy Environmental Canine Services

Environmental Canine Services is a six-year-old Michigan company that uses dogs to find pollution in water.

EL greening up its recycling effort

Jul 8, 2015
East Lansing recycling photo
Courtesy city of East Lansing

East Lansing's recycling program is undergoing a transformation this summer. Current State gets details from Public Works and Environmental Services administrator Cathy DeShambo.


Goats photo
Courtesy Ottawa County Parks

West Michigan parks get some help from roaming goats to keep invasive plants under control.


Satellite image of Great Lakes
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center / Flickr Creative Commons

Our Great Lakes Month in Review for June looks at reducing phosphorous runoff into Lake Erie and a Wisconsin town that wants to draw drinking water from Lake Michigan.


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