From spills in the Straits of Mackinac, to large-scale water diversions to tainted drinking water, Michigan has plenty of issues to address and remediate. There are questions as to whether the political landscape will allow for the development of policies to adequetly do so. Dave Dempsey has authored 10 environmental books and served on the Michigan Environmental Council. Now, he is Senior Advisor for FLOW. His perspective is on tap in this month's "1st Friday Focus on the Environment."