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Federal Great Lakes restoration program should focus on protection and flexibility, says Ojibwe leader-
While the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative has done great work and provided funding for many projects, its effectiveness might be undercut by an outsized reliance on metrics and lack of flexibility.
Detroit RiverFeature HomepageFish, Birds and AnimalsJohn HartigLake St. ClairLatest NewsMichiganNewsScience, Technology, Research-
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.
CollaborationIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentLatest NewsMichiganNewsPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeShipping and Ports-
The investments in the Alpena port, and others across the nation, will strengthen supply chains and speed up delivery of goods to residents, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg said in a news release.
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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.
Climate ChangeCollaborationDuluthIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentLatest NewsMinnesotaNewsPolicyPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeProtectThe States-
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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Drinking Water News Roundup: New Illinois water quality bill, Minnesota mine lease canceled, Ontario’s wetland filtration-
Catch the latest drinking water updates with Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
CollaborationFish, Birds and AnimalsIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentInvasive SpeciesLatest NewsNewsResearch, Data and TechnologyScience, Technology, ResearchShipping and Ports-
Global shipping is moving invasive species around the world. Can world governments agree on necessary preventative measures?
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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.
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.
Algae BloomsDetroit RiverFeature HomepageLake ErieLake HuronLake St. ClairLatest NewsMichiganNewsOntarioScience, Technology, ResearchWater Quality and Restoration Efforts-
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.