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Great Lakes platform helps connect green investors with regional projects-
The Great Lakes Impact Investment Platform features 40 projects representing nearly $4.5 billion in investment opportunities, including household energy efficiency retrofits, coal mine reclamation and solar development.00
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Minnesota cities hope climate emergency resolutions add urgency to responses-
More than a dozen local governments in the state either have or are expected to pass climate emergency resolutions this month as part of an initiative by the Minnesota Cities Climate Caucus.
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Historic coal ash raises concerns at iconic Illinois coal plant site-
As owner NRG proposes a remediation plan for coal ash covered under state and federal law, other, older deposits that are exempt from the laws may pose a greater risk to water contamination and future redevelopment.
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Michigan tribe seeks cultural property protection in path of Line 5 project-
The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians is seeking to designate the Straits of Mackinac as a Traditional Cultural Property following the discovery last fall of a potential archaeological site.
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As policing and pandemic dominate election, climate pushed to back burner-
Minnesota candidates haven’t pressed climate or clean energy despite rising temperatures and voter interest.
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Michigan proposal’s reliance on fossil fuel money splits environmentalists-
Voters will decide next month whether to shift oil and gas royalty spending from land acquisition to park development.
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Illinoisans demand stricter coal ash rules, denounce state proposal-
Environmental advocates and community members voiced concerns about the state’s many contaminated sites.
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A vacant lot in Gary, Indiana, will soon be home to a climate-friendly community-
Beyond cutting emissions, the Broadway Lofts aims to reconnect a neglected neighborhood.
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Ohio lawmakers want ‘puzzling’ offshore wind ruling revisited-
The state’s siting board had approved the project, but with a provision that made it nearly impossible to build.
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In Minnesota, an innovative virtual approach to home energy inspections-
The Home Energy Squad is using surveys, photos and live video to help homeowners identify efficiency improvements.