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Green Bay, Wisconsin, Mayor Eric Genrich has proposed a new position in his 2020 budget to help the city deal with the effects of climate change.
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Some Great Lakes cities are specifically marketing themselves as a destination for those fleeing climate change. Pittsburgh has been more measured.
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In the month of October, New York homeowners impacted by Lake Ontario flooding can apply for up to $50,000 in aid to repair damage.
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Under an executive order from Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, the Wisconsin DNR and Departments of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection have to create a website on the chemicals known as PFAS, collaborate with municipalities and wastewater treatment plants to identify PFAS sources and consider PFAS when developing fish and wildlife consumption advisories.
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The National Weather Service on Monday issued a Beach Hazard statement for the fifth straight day in Cook County and to the north in Lake County.
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A look at Detroit’s recent blackouts and possible stakeholder solutions for grid resilience brings forward ideas that can be applied to power grids across the Great Lakes region as water levels and wild weather continue to impact energy needs.
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Catch the latest in Great Lakes energy news in Great Lakes Now’s fortnightly energy-related headline roundup.