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Sierra Club – Great Lakes Program
February 15, 2017February 21, 2017
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Sierra Club – Great Lakes Program

Thanks to the Sierra Club, residents throughout the city of Detroit are beginning to embrace green infrastructure. For example, members of the Stahelin Street Tigers Block Club have installed seven rain gardens and rain barrels. Wayne State University has donated flow meters to measure the amount of water diverted from the sewer system, but residents...

Wayne State University – RiverWalkers Progam
February 15, 2017March 29, 2017
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Wayne State University – RiverWalkers Progam

Urban waterways like the Detroit River contain legacy toxins that are stored in the fat of fish feeding there years after the polluting source has been eliminated. Fish consumption advisories have proven largely ineffective with low-income people of color who are more likely to fish for consumption than for sport. Specially trained “river walkers,” anglers...