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Forget Washington, it’s time for a Great Lakes Now road trip!
- by Gary Wilson

The first six months of 2017 produced Great Lakes news at a pace that exceeds anything I’ve seen since I became involved with the lakes in 2002. A new president has designated the U.S. EPA for a major downsizing including a zeroing out of all…

Oil Spill 101: Emergency preparedness for the Great Lakes
- by Mary Ellen Geist

“It’s definitely a wicked problem” said co-organizer of the Crude Move Symposium, Katherine Bunting-Howarth, Associate Director of New York Sea Grant. Experts from across the U.S and Canada came to Cleveland recently to lend their expertise and confront the inherent difficulty and danger of transporting…

State terminates independent contractor analyzing Line 5 risks
- by GLNeditor

Update: 6/22/17 2:56pm ET From DPTV’s GLB Chief Mary Ellen Geist: Enbridge has released a statement in response to the termination of the independent contractor performing a risk assessment on Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline. The Attorney General’s office cites violation of conflict of interest rules,…

Tsunami Threat for the Great Lakes?
- by Gary Wilson

Piers, beaches marinas at risk When you hear “tsunami,” what comes to mind? Likely the tsunami that hit Japan in 2011 and took over 10,000 lives and caused economic damage in the hundreds of billions of dollars. The Japan tsunami was caused by a seismic…

Toxic Town: Michigan’s most polluted zip code
- by Bill Kubota

Bill Kubota, One Detroit/Detroit Public Television for Great Lakes Now “FINALLY, JUSTICE FOR FLINT”. That’s what’s posted on many social media pages  in the wake of the most severe charges yet stemming from the Flint water crisis. Just this week, Michigan’s attorney general filed involuntary…

EPA’s Pruitt defends Trump budget on Capitol Hill
- by Gary Wilson

The Trump administration’s effort to sell its proposed U.S. EPA budget to congress continued this week as administrator Scott Pruitt hit Capitol Hill to testify before a House appropriations subcommittee.

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Oil Spill 101: Emergency preparedness for the Great Lakes

Oil Spill 101: Emergency preparedness for the Great Lakes

“It’s definitely a wicked problem” said co-organizer of the Crude Move Symposium, Katherine Bunting-Howarth, Associate Director of New York Sea Grant. Experts from across the U.S and Canada came to Cleveland recently to lend their expertise and confront the inherent…

- by Mary Ellen Geist
Toxic Town: Michigan’s most polluted zip code

Toxic Town: Michigan’s most polluted zip code

Bill Kubota, One Detroit/Detroit Public Television for Great Lakes Now “FINALLY, JUSTICE FOR FLINT”. That’s what’s posted on many social media pages  in the wake of the most severe charges yet stemming from the Flint water crisis. Just this week,…

- by Bill Kubota

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