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Paul Steen
Huron River Watershed Council / hrwc.org

The Huron River Watershed faces many dangers, including the introduction of invasive species and harmful chemicals.  In this week's "Issues of the Environment," Paul Sheen, who represents the Huron River Watershed Council and the Michigan Clean Water Corps, talks to WEMU's David Fair about the increased protection the Huron River Watershed recently received.


Salt
Thomas Brueckner / flickr.com

Road crews have worked extra hard this month to keep roads clear of ice and snow, but the extensive salt use may be damaging Michigan's lakes and streams.  In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's Patrick Campion speaks to Ric Lawson, watershed planner for the Huron River Watershed Council, about how to remedy this situation.