EDITORIAL: Judgment is best life buoy The Times (8/23) It’s good to see Michigan City, Ind., safety officials addressing recent drownings with slated safeguards for the beachfront. But it shouldn’t nullify the most important safety measures of all: personal responsibility and good judgment.
Researchers say Flint water improving South Bend Tribune (8/12) Virginia Tech researchers who exposed the lead problem in Flint, Mich., gave an upbeat opinion of the city's water quality after finding no detectable levels of the toxin in nearly half of 162 homes tested in July.
Committee looking to improve safety near Lighthouse Pier The Times (8/11) Lifesaving throw rings and additional signs warning of the dangers of Lake Michigan are among the first steps sought by the Michigan City Pier Safety Community to decrease the number of drownings and near-drownings near the historic Lighthouse Pier.
FoodWatch Environmental Defence Canada FoodWatch provides meaningful information and effective tools for making informed decisions about food safety, and act on these decisions to achieve better human and environmental health.
Fox River Watch A project of the Clean Water Action Council of northeastern Wisconsin, this site contains extensive information for the public about PCB contamination of the Fox River and Green Bay, the proposed cleanup, and health effects of exposure to PCBs.
Great Lakes Human Health Effects Research Program Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry The ATSDR research program is designed to investigate and characterize the association between the consumption of contaminated Great Lakes fish and short- and long-term harmful health effects.
Hazardous Substance Release/Health Effects Database Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Hazdat provides access to information on the release of hazardous substances from Superfund sites or from emergency events and on the effects of hazardous substances on the health of human populations.
MESB Reports Michigan Environmental Science Board The MESB investigates issues concerning the environment and human health at the request of the governor's office. Topics include fish advisories, mercury, lead, chlorine and low level radioactive waste.
NOAA Center of Excellence for Great Lakes and Human Health NOAA's Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory The NOAA Center of Excellence for Great Lakes and Human Health (CEGLHH) is a multi-disciplinary research center which will focus on understanding the inter-relationships between the Great Lakes ecosystem, water quality and human health.