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Allegan County News: Gun Plain Township Hosts Meetings on Fracking

Read the article on the Allegan County News here. By Daniel Pepper, Interim Editor Monday, July 15, 2013 10:38 AM EDT Gun Plain Township invites all interested citizens to attend a discussion of the issues surrounding fracking. The process of releasing natural gas trapped in rock deep beneath the earth, more properly known as hydraulic… Read more »

Toledo Blade: Great Lakes ‘ground zero’ for water needs

Read the article on the Toledo Blade here By Tom Henry, Blade Staff Writer Climate change and population growth are making the Great Lakes region’s role as a global food producer more important as water shortages become more severe in other parts of the world. But even though some agribusinesses within this water-blessed region have… Read more »

Name the Five Great Lakes: Summer Internship

My name is Eliza Somsel and I am currently an intern here at FLOW. I am from Grand Rapids, MI originally, but after I graduated high school in 2011, my parents moved to Traverse City. While I have not lived here long, I have always enjoyed Crystal Lake, Lake Michigan and the rest of Northern… Read more »

Why I Volunteer for FLOW

Hello Great Lakes lovers. My name is Justin Sterk and I have recently begun volunteering at FLOW, in downtown Traverse City, Michigan.  As a native of Traverse City, the Great Lakes hold special importance to me and my family, and it is a great thrill for me to be able to begin contributing to the… Read more »

Thousands demand Lone Pine drop its NAFTA lawsuit against Québec’s fracking moratorium

PRESS RELEASE For immediate publication Thousands demand Lone Pine drop its NAFTA lawsuit against Québec’s fracking moratorium (Ottawa, May 31, 2013) – Two weeks after the launch of a public petition, organizers have received over 3,000 signatures demanding that energy company Lone Pine Resources drop its $250 million NAFTA (North America Free Trade Agreement) lawsuit against Canada… Read more »