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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.

Sturgeon recovery in Lake Ontario hit by Trump cuts
- by GLNeditor

By Angelica A. Morrison from Great Lakes Today Final part of a series on President Trump’s budget On the shores of the lower Niagara River, about 10 miles from Niagara Falls, a group of biologists from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service prepare to examine the largest fish…

Trump budget hurts dam removal near Lake Huron
- by GLNeditor

By Ben Thorp from Great Lakes Today Part 4 in a series on President Trump’s budget Thousands of dams have been built across the Great Lakes region — but many are old and in danger of collapsing. In Michigan, conservation groups and state agencies are pooling…

Research on Lake Erie algae blooms imperiled
- by GLNeditor

By Elizabeth Miller from Great Lakes Today Part 3 in a series about President Trump’s budget A lot of attention has been focused on President Donald Trump’s proposal to eliminate funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which doles out 300 million dollars a year for different…

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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
Is the End-Game near for the Line 5 Pipeline?

Is the End-Game near for the Line 5 Pipeline?

“The End-Game is Near.” That’s what one of the members of the Pipeline Safety Advisory Board said after the Monday, June 12th meeting in Petoskey concerning the future of the Line 5 Pipeline which runs from Superior, Wisconsin to Sarnia,…

- by Mary Ellen Geist

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