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With hope as her mantra, Barlow describes her obsession with water, her outreach to Detroit and the myth of water abundance.
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Federal Great Lakes restoration program should focus on protection and flexibility, says Ojibwe leader-
While the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative has done great work and provided funding for many projects, its effectiveness might be undercut by an outsized reliance on metrics and lack of flexibility.
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After a year of wins and losses for the Biden administration, environmental law attorney Nick Schroeck talks policy, climate, environmental justice, Line 5, and what it all means for the Great Lakes in this Q&A.
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Western science and systemic restoration practices aren’t enough to stop the crash of struggling species.
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Sites like the Detroit River will benefit from the billion-dollar windfall, says new Region 5 administrator Debra Shore. Shore also defends Michigan’s actions in Benton Harbor.
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Great Lakes Now talked to Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha about lead, Flint and Benton Harbor.
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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.