He was one of Michigan’s longest-serving inmates. One Detroit did a story on Ray in 2020, about his murder conviction, the friends and supporters that believe he is innocent and were working to get him released, and also the art he created while incarcerated. See What he is up to after being released.
- PFAS News Roundup: PFAS in bottled water and makeup, “Filthy Fifty” list generated, corporations drop toxic packagingon June 18, 2021
PFAS, short for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are a group of widespread man-made chemicals that don’t break down in the environment or the human body and have been flagged as a major contaminant in sources of water across the country. Keep up with PFAS-related developments in the Great Lakes area. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.
- Ancient human remains unearthed at proposed Kohler golf course site in Wisconsinon June 17, 2021
This article, first posted here, was republished with permission from Wisconsin Watch. By Jim Malewitz, Wisconsin Watch Archeologists have unearthed human remains of Native Americans who lived up to 2,500 years ago during excavations of the Sheboygan County site along Lake Michigan where Kohler Co. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.
- Marine Blooms of Harmful Algae Increasing in Europe, Much of the Americason June 16, 2021
By Brett Walton, Circle of Blue The Great Lakes News Collaborative includes Bridge Michigan; Circle of Blue; Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television; and Michigan Radio, Michigan’s NPR News Leader; who work together to bring audiences news and information about the impact of climate change, pollution, and aging infrastructure on the Great Lakes and drinking water. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.