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Great Lakes Now talked to the new Natural Resources Defense Council President and CEO Manish Bapna on a range of topics, including electric-powered vehicles, drinking water shutoffs, the fixation on economic growth, and equity and diversity issues.
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Drought in the west, changing political dynamics could provide long-term challenges for the Great Lakes.
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The Great Lakes region is “regularly overlooked by federal lawmakers, investors and innovators,” but new legislation may help the region shake its Rust Belt image and secure tech and innovation investments.
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Great Lakes Now talked with Rebecca Esselman, executive director of the nonprofit Huron River Watershed Council, about the role of watershed councils in conservation, and government-community partnerships.
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Michigan public advocate talks to Great Lakes Now, saying Michigan wants to lead, play a role in Biden’s environmental justice plan.
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A Chicago policy executive talked to Great Lakes Now about the Biden infrastructure plan and what a full partnership with the federal government could mean.
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Ending water shutoffs, redefining a restored Great Lakes displace legacy issues for president of the nonpartisan nonprofit Alliance for the Great Lakes.
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Michelle Martinez, acting executive director and statewide coordinator for Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition, spoke to Great Lakes Now about her history with Detroit, environmental justice and the new president.
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Principled Poet: Michigan’s Alison Swan tackles environmental issues on an experiential level in new book-
In a Great Lakes world dominated by policy proclamations, fights for funding and the never-ending conflict between politicians, business and environmental interests, Michigan poet Alison Swan operates on a different level.