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The Microplastics Mystery in the Great Lakes
- by Mary Ellen Geist

From GLB Chief MEG: Earlier this week, our Chicago Correspondent Gary Wilson took a closer look at new national regulations banning microplastics and their impact on…

Plastic plagues the Great Lakes
- by Gary Wilson

 “22 million pounds of plastic flow to the Great Lakes each year” Chicago’s early January temperatures don’t make for beach-going,  but beaches free of plastic litter…

Two Sides of the Line 5 Pipeline in the Great Lakes
- by Mary Ellen Geist

Enbridge’s Ryan Duffy, Great Lakes Business Network’s Larry Bell The end of November and the month of December brought many new developments…

“Systemic” air pollution problems linger in certain Chicago neighborhoods
- by Gary Wilson

Activists say “whack-a-mole” actions are inadequate The City of Chicago last month took another step on a long path to protect citizens from “fugitive dust” that…

Are Great Lakes Emergency Responders ready for an oil spill in the Straits of Mackinac?
- by Mary Ellen Geist

Experts gather in Traverse City At the 28th Annual “No Spills” Conference January 3 through the 5th, emergency responders throughout the Great Lakes Region gathered…

Painting the Great Lakes
- by Mary Ellen Geist

An interview with artist Alexis Rockman If your ideas of Great Lakes paintings are beautiful sunsets, seagulls, sailboats and sand dunes, this exhibition which begins at the Grand Rapids Art Museum in Michigan and then travels to five other cities will…

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