Reducing Mercury in Wastewater

Businesses are coming to agree with environmental activists that preventing pollution is better than treating it after it’s in the air or water. There are lots of cost-effective ways of doing it. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Stephanie Hemphill reports on a demonstration project run by a wastewater treatment plant:

Inland Shrimp Farmer Grows Up

In the middle of a state surrounded by fresh water, there’s an entrepreneur who has a dream: he thinks he may have the key to make Michigan — or in fact, any state — a major shrimp supplier. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Wendy Nelson explains: