Online broadcast to discuss Michigan groundwater emergency on Oct. 1
Bridge Magazine is teaming with reporting partners Circle of Blue and Detroit Public Television to discuss Michigan’s groundwater emergency during an online interactive broadcast at 1 p.m. Oct. 1.
National experts and journalists will define and debate responses to groundwater pollution challenges that are disrupting the lives of millions in Michigan and across the country. Join experts and journalists in virtual breakout groups to discuss:
- Pollution threats to groundwater in Michigan and nationally
- The strengths and weaknesses of state and federal pollution-prevention policies
- Areas of concern for groundwater pollution
- Sources of information about your water quality and what to do
Circle of Blue is a Traverse City-based nonprofit affiliate of the Pacific Institute, a water, climate and policy think tank. Circle of Blue publishes WaterNews.
The event is online and available anywhere worldwide. To register, follow this link.
Read the package here:
- Michigan groundwater emergency threatens fish, drinking water, way of life
- Lack of oversight allows leaky septic systems to befoul Michigan waters
- Dry wells, salty crops forced Ottawa County to confront groundwater crisis
- Michigan PFAS by the numbers: How much is unsafe?
- Forty years ago, Michigan had one of worst mass poisonings in U.S. history
About this project
Bridge Magazine teamed with Detroit Public Television and Circle of Blue, a Traverse City-based nonprofit, for this special report on the multiple threats to Michigan’s groundwater. Brett Walton is a contributor with Circle of Blue. The reporting partners will host a live broadcast to discuss the report and similar threats worldwide at 1 p.m. Oct. 1. To register, follow this link.
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