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In this month’s column, John Hartig thinks fondly upon the flocks of canvasbacks duck that spend their winters in the Great Lakes region and provide quite the sight to see on the Detroit River.
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What’s happening in the Great Lakes during those long, frigid months when they’re often covered partially or completely with ice? A casual observer — and even experts — might be inclined to say, “Not much.”
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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services “determined that prolonged consumption of the beef from this farm could increase PFOS levels in the human body,” a news release said.
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The Great Lakes Impact Investment Platform features 40 projects representing nearly $4.5 billion in investment opportunities, including household energy efficiency retrofits, coal mine reclamation and solar development.
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There are over 3 million abandoned oil and gas wells in the U.S., according to the Environmental Protection Agency. And Interior officials say that wells have been exposing millions of people to air and water pollution for decades.
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More than a dozen local governments in the state either have or are expected to pass climate emergency resolutions this month as part of an initiative by the Minnesota Cities Climate Caucus.
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Global shipping is moving invasive species around the world. Can world governments agree on necessary preventative measures?
Climate ChangeCOP26COVID-19Drinking WaterEnbridge Line 5 and Other PipelinesEnergy, Clean Energy, Ethanol and FrackingEquity and Environmental JusticeFeature HomepageFeature LeadGary WilsonIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentInfrastructureLatest NewsMichiganNewsPolicyPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeU.S. and Canadian Federal Governments-
After a year of wins and losses for the Biden administration, environmental law attorney Nick Schroeck talks policy, climate, environmental justice, Line 5, and what it all means for the Great Lakes in this Q&A.
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A new floating sensor in the Detroit River is the first to be placed at the head of the water authority’s intake. Researchers are hoping it will contribute to our understanding of algal blooms and the risk they pose.
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Test your knowledge on the Spectacle Reef lighthouse, Pullman neighborhood and lake sturgeon.