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Will new Illinois governor revive state’s interest in the Great Lakes?

Federal employees hit streets in Great Lakes region to protest government shutdown

From Bridge Magazine: New Midwest governors spur hope for regional fight against climate change

A Great Lakes Moment from John Hartig

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Will new Illinois governor revive state’s interest in the Great Lakes?
- by Gary Wilson

With a new governor leading, will Illinois fall into step more closely with other states and the Canadian provinces in the basin, at least on some issues?

Federal employees hit streets in Great Lakes region to protest government shutdown
- by Gary Wilson

Demonstrations against the government shutdown led by the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), took place just steps from the EPA’s Great Lakes Region headquarters.

From Bridge Magazine: New Midwest governors spur hope for regional fight against climate change
- by Jim Malewitz

Besides Gretchen Whitmer in Michigan, new governors in Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota and Wisconsin have vowed all vowed take action on global warming. That’s prompted some to wonder whether they could join forces on policy or other practices related to climate change. After all, it’s happened before.

A Great Lakes Moment from John Hartig
- by John Hartig

A recent case study of the cleanup of Toronto Harbour has shown that investing in environmental cleanup and restoration yields considerable economic and social benefits. If cities want to achieve competitive advantage, environmental cleanup and protection are essential.

New Trump mercury emission plan criticized for putting gains at risk, exposing Great Lakes
- by Gary Wilson

the Trump administration proposed modification to the Obama-era regulation governing mercury emissions that if adopted, would say the cost of regulating emissions is not supported by the health benefits.

Midwest battles to keep invasive Asian carp out of the Great Lakes
- by PBS NewsHour

Asian carp are invasive fish that grow fast, jump high…

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Federal employees hit streets in Great Lakes region to protest government shutdown
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Federal employees hit streets in Great Lakes region to protest government shutdown
- by Gary Wilson

Demonstrations against the government shutdown led by the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), took place just steps from the EPA’s Great Lakes Region headquarters.

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