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Jeff Kart, a.k.a. "Mr. Great Lakes," hosts Delta College Public Radio's weekly look at environmental issues.

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Jeff Kart, a.k.a. "Mr. Great Lakes," hosts Delta College Public Radio's weekly look at environmental issues.

    11/12/21 - Lake Huron Contamination; Renew Michigan Project Viewer

    11/12/21 - Lake Huron Contamination; Renew Michigan Project Viewer

    U.S. and Canadian agencies are hosting a webinar on chemical contamination in Lake Huron. A Renew Michigan project viewer provides an easy way to view cleanup and redevelopment projects in Michigan. Environmental groups are applauding recent passage of a House bill with Great Lakes water infrastructure and restoration.

    • 3 min
    10/29/21 - CMU's UNESCO Reserve; Bat Week

    10/29/21 - CMU's UNESCO Reserve; Bat Week

    CMU joins an elite list of sites dedicated to sustainable development. The week leading up to Halloween is Bat Week.

    • 3 min
    10/22/21 - Exterior Firewood Quarantine; Community Solar Impact

    10/22/21 - Exterior Firewood Quarantine; Community Solar Impact

    The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is taking public comment on an exterior firewood quarantine. An MSU study examines the potential impact of community solar. The U.S. Coast Guard has selected Lake Superior Statue University as the hub for Great Lakes Expertise.

    • 4 min
    10/15/21 - Fall Leaves; Invasive Species Webinars; Solar Energy Guide

    10/15/21 - Fall Leaves; Invasive Species Webinars; Solar Energy Guide

    The DNR says the easiest way to deal with fall leaves is to leave them alone. The Not MI webinar series teaches about invasive species. A new guide is available to help communities plan for solar energy systems.

    • 3 min
    10/8/21 - Vehicle Charging Network; Solar Home Tour

    10/8/21 - Vehicle Charging Network; Solar Home Tour

    Michigan is collaborating with other Midwestern states on an electrical vehicle charging network. A Great Lakes solar home tour will be online again this year. Up to $3 million is available for environmental education grants from the EPA.

    • 3 min
    10/1/21 - Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake; Sewage Sludge

    10/1/21 - Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake; Sewage Sludge

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has helped finalize a recovery plan for an endangered rattlesnake. The EPA has awarded $6 million to evaluate pollutants in sewage sludge.

    • 3 min

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