legislation 1st Friday Focus On The Environment: Michigan, Lake Erie And Algal Blooms By David Fair & Lisa Wozniak • Aug 3, 2018 NASA/National Weather Service / MODIS/NASA, processed by NOAA/NOS/NCCOS) The annual, summer algae bloom has hit Lake Erie. That’s not all. Agricultural run-off, in some way, affects many of Michigan’s rivers streams and more than 11, 000 inland lakes. Explore the causes, impacts and search for solutions in this month’s edition of “1st Friday Focus on the Environment.” Lisa Wozniak of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters and Tom Zimnicki of the Michigan Environmental Council share their perspectives with WEMU’s David Fair. Listen Listening... / 11:39 1st Friday Focus on the Environment: 08/03/2018 Michigan metal theft bill caught up in legislative fight By Associated Press • Mar 16, 2014 Wikipedia Media Commons Five years after Michigan targeted copper thefts plaguing cities like Detroit and disrupting railroads and utilities, plans to better restrict sales of stolen scrap metal are caught in a legislative fight. Reproductive Rights Under Attack in Michigan Legislature By Bob Eccles • Jun 8, 2012 ACLU and others blast new anti-abortion bills.