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“Do Not Eat” Advisory issued for deer taken in Northeast Michigan
- by Mary Ellen Geist

The Michigan Departments of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Natural Resources (DNR) issued a ‘Do Not Eat’ advisory today for deer taken within approximately five miles of Clark’s Marsh in Oscoda Township.

Minnesota has fought PFAS for years. Here’s how its plan can help Michigan.
- by GLNeditor

Gov. Rick Snyder says Michigan is the nation’s leader in responding to PFAS, harmful industrial chemicals regulators are increasingly finding in Michigan waters…
Actually, Minnesota has been there and done that – and could teach its neighbor a thing or two. To read more about this story go to Bridge Magazine.

Great Lakes Now is growing!
- by Mary Ellen Geist

Detroit Public Television’s Great Lakes Bureau is growing by leaps and bounds. Thanks to the generosity of the Erb Foundation, Consumer’s Energy Foundation, the Americana Foundation and supporters like you, we are adding to our staff. This week, we are introducing you to Great Lakes Now Program Director Sandra Svoboda. Next week, we will introduce you to our new reporters – we now have a reporter on each Great Lake! – and re-introduce you to our Senior Correspondent Gary Wilson in Chicago.

Trump approves increased use of ethanol for gasoline
- by Gary Wilson

Trump announced that he has directed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop a rule that would allow the sale of gasoline with 15 percent ethanol between June and September.

Success, regional conflict mark decade of the Great Lakes Compact
- by Gary Wilson

Ten years after becoming law, the Great Lakes Compact designed to prevent mass diversions to water-thirsty regions of the country has been successful in preventing them.

Stocking Sturgeon on Lake Erie
- by James Proffitt

Thousands of people – from young children to the elderly – helped stock Lake Erie’s first batch of freshly-minted lake sturgeon last week.

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- by James Proffitt

Thousands of people – from young children to the elderly – helped stock Lake Erie’s first batch of freshly-minted lake sturgeon last week.

A Great Lakes Moment from John Hartig
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- by John Hartig

Hamilton Harbour is a 5,313-acre embayment located at the west end of Lake Ontario.  It has over a 100-year history of industrial and urban development.  In the middle of the 19th century, the Great Western Railway was founded in the city, making Hamilton the center of Canadian industry. 

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