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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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Excited about Biden: Detroit advocate hopeful on environmental justice progress after decades of inertia-
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.
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Great Lakes Now interviewed Liz Kirkwood, executive director of advocacy group For Love of Water, about some of the main controversies and issues relating to Great Lakes water.
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After two years, the groups were told by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy that they filed the contested case with the wrong agency.
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Rollbacks, Climate, Justice: Environmental attorney on Biden’s commitments, opportunities and challenges-
To help understand the policy and political challenges the new president-elect faces, Great Lakes Now talked with University of Detroit Mercy environmental law professor Nick Schroeck.