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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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Energy News Roundup: New Indiana nuclear bill, Ontario doubles down on natural gas, Minnesota company credits renewables for low rates-
Catch the latest in Great Lakes energy news in Great Lakes Now’s fortnightly headline roundup.
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Drinking Water News Roundup: Toxic algae blooms in Indiana, First Nations $8B settlement, Wisconsin lead pipe replacement funding-
Catch the latest drinking water updates with Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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A state appeals court on Thursday refused to reinstate a permit for a proposed $75 million frac sand operation in western Wisconsin, a victory for environmentalists who have been fighting for years to protect the 16 acres (6.5 hectares) of pristine wetlands.
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Efforts by politicians to create a hunting season for eastern sandhill cranes in both Wisconsin and Michigan are stirring debates among hunters, farmers and birders.
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Michigan in particular will see a drop in flood-related insurance premiums. But overall, every Great Lakes state will have a larger percentage of residents receiving immediate rate decreases than the national average of 23%.
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Researchers found that preserving small, isolated patches of land is just as critical to biodiversity and saving species as preserving large swathes of it. Key examples reside in Detroit and Chicago.
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The Great Lakes region was once covered in seawater and home to various tropical organisms. Because of this, the region houses numerous diverse fossils. Great Lakes Now has compiled a list on several museums that showcase them.