Ashley Zhou | Bridge Michigan
Michigan's legacy of industrial pollution continues to taint the flesh of fish in the state's lakes and rivers. Warning signs only do so much. River walkers tell anglers about the risks.
After Squaw Lake's name was changed to Paint Lake, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is changing the name of its boat launch as well.
Michigan was a U.S. leader in bottle and can redemption in 2019, with a nearly 90 percent return rate. That rated dropped to 73 percent in 2020, after the state temporarily banned bottle deposit returns in response to COVID. Proponents and critics of the bottle law say changes might be needed.