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December 2017/January 2018

AWRI In the News

“Water expert calls Tannery study ‘flawed’”
WZZM, December 1, 2018
Rick Rediske is interviewed regarding flaws he found in the Wolverine World Wide study they recently released.

“Rockford may have been drinking contaminated water before 2000”
MLive, Grand Rapids, January 23, 2018
Rick Rediske is mentioned in this article.  He questions the science used in the most recent Rogue River study, when it had rained previous to the testing.

“Flow of time is little comfort”
Grand Rapids Press, January 28, 2018
Rick Rediske is mentioned in this article.  He questions the science used in the most recent Rogue River study, when it had rained previous to the testing.

“Wolverine Worldwide says no to filter for less-known PF compound”
WZZM, January 29, 2018
Rick Rediske is quoted regarding water filters.
 

LMC Events

Dec 7
The Grand Haven Chamber of Commerce held their “Lakeshore Youth Program” at the Lake Michigan Center.

Dec 8
Seminar Speaker: Gary Whelan, Fisheries Project Manager with the Michigan DNR presented: “Stuck with nowhere to go: The fisheries management implications of connectivity”

Jan 12
Seminar Speaker: Dr. Danielle Lake, Assistant Professor in Liberal Studies at Grand Valley State University presented: "Beyond Multidisciplinarity: Engaging Wicked Problems"  

Jan 15
A “Plan for Change” workshop offered by GVSU Health & Wellness was presented by Priority Health at the Lake Michigan Center.   

Jan 16
The West Michigan Watersheds Collaborative (WMWC) held a regional meeting at the Lake Michigan Center.

Jan 26
A Muskegon Lake “Area of Concern” study was held by the Muskegon Lake Watershed Partnership staff and University of Michigan faculty & graduate students at the Lake Michigan Center.