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Great Lakes Now
Great Lakes Now
The Great Lakes Bureau at DPTV takes a look back at the major events of the last year.
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How Do You Make Ethanol?
How hard is it to make ethanol?
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What is the RFS?
How did ethanol get in our gasoline? David Biello explains.
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We’ve got a lot of choices to make. Gasoline? Electric? But what about more ethanol?
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Food Versus Fuel
Food or fuel? Or both? What should we do?
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In Caro, Michigan, the economy has gotten a boost - thanks to ethanol.
Dried Distillers Grains
Dried distillers grains? How does that work?
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The Ogallala Aquifer
What's the problem with growing corn in Kansas? They're running out of water.
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Captain Paul on Lake Erie
David Biello gets a look at what big agriculture is doing to the water.
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David Yepsen On Ethanol
David Yepsen sets the scene regarding the power ethanol in the Iowa Caucuses.
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Ethanol: Bad for the Planet?
David Biello explains the trade-offs to consider regarding Big Agriculture.
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Jason Hill On Ethanol
Why is Jason Hill of the University of Minnesota coming down hard on ethanol?
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Who Gets More Subsidies?
David Biello has a simple question for Big Agriculture and Big Oil.
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Jean Jennings On Ethanol
What does one of Detroit's top automotive reporters think about ethanol?
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Jeff Broin on Electric Cars
The CEO of POET, the leading producer of ethanol, speaks.
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Emily Cassidy On Ethanol
Research Emily Cassidy weighs the pros and cons of ethanol in our fuel supply.
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Trump Hearts Ethanol
Where do the Presidential candidates stand on energy and particularly on fuel ethanol?
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DPTV looks back at the causes and effects of the 2014 toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie.
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Indiana Sand Dunes
The story of the passionate citizens who are working to restore Indiana's dunes.
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Algae Bloom Policies
How much has been done to algal blooms on Lake Erie?
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Detroit Public Television tells the story of the belugas in the St. Lawrence.
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Great Lakes Now Update: Pipelines
The dangers of the Mackinac Bridge pipeline.
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Great Lakes Now Update: Invasive Mussels
Invasive mussels have endangered the health of the entire Great Lakes ecosystem.
Great Lakes Now Update: Algal Blooms
Harmful algal blooms happen when excess nutrients like nitrogen get into our lakes.