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Anishinaabe tribes work to save a fish significant to their culture and an important source of protein-
Native American tribes are working with university researchers and others to determine why whitefish, an important source of protein, is declining.00
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EPA wants Native American tribes to implement water quality standards equivalent to the Clean Water Act’s requirements-
The U.S. EPA proposes federal baseline water quality standards for lakes and streams on reservations.
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Forest to MI Faucet: Using trees to keep water sources pristine-
A forest expert at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is putting together a program to use trees to help keep sources of drinking water cleaner.
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Frogs, salamanders, and fairy shrimp are appearing at a vernal pool near you-
Vernal pools in forests are critical to a number of species, including wood frogs and newts. Not all vernal pools are protected from destruction.
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Multi-million dollar restoration projects proposed for the Saginaw Bay watershed; paid with settlement money from corporate polluters-
Ten restoration projects have been proposed, including wetlands and other wildlife habitats.
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Report: MI and OH must spend hundreds of millions more annually to curb toxic blooms in Lake Erie-
A new report suggests Michigan and Ohio will fail to reduce nutrient runoff by 40% as agreed upon.
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Multi-state group prepares Great Lakes basin for effects of climate change-
The Great Lakes Commission has a plan to guide the states and provinces surrounding the Great Lakes toward protecting their communities from the climate-change damage.
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Some Republicans, Democrats, environmentalists, hunters, anglers, and birders all want the same thing: more wetlands-
The idea is to reduce harmful algal blooms getting into the Great Lakes, reduce flooding, and provide habitat for wildlife.
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Judge refuses to shut down Line 5, but says Enbridge is trespassing on Native American reservation-
The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa wanted Line 5 shut down and moved off its land.
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Supporters and opponents of a Line 5 tunnel make comments to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is ready to review the environmental impacts of a proposed tunnel under the Straits of Mackinac.