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COVID-19 pushed people outdoors. Michigan’s ski industry is ready for them.-
Recreational activity skyrocketed in Michigan through spring and summer. Now the state’s snowsports businesses hope they’ll get a similar burst of sales.00
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Summertime Spike: Great Lakes parks a source of balm and vexation for many during COVID-19-
This summer, pandemic-weary residents on both sides of the border flocked to national, state and provincial parks – many for the first time.
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Drinking Water News Roundup: Illinois COVID-19 shutoff protections, Ontario First Nation evacuation-
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Another Casualty of COVID: Testing declines for lead poisoning in Michigan-
During the pandemic, the number of children being tested for lead poisoning has been cut in half.
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Michigan Allocates $20 Million to Relieve Customer Water Debts-
The state is using federal CARES Act funding to help residents pay off past-due water bills that accrued during the pandemic.
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House Democrats Ask CDC to Halt Water Shutoffs during the Pandemic-
CDC already moved to suspend evictions. Could water service be the next target for a national moratorium?
EMU to test campus wastewater for COVID-19-
The testing, part of the school’s return-to-campus plan, is intended to track the presence of the coronavirus in wastewater flowing from residence halls and apartment complexes.
Sturgeon Stocking: COVID-19 puts pause on popular sturgeon release program-
The program, slated to stock 3,000 lake sturgeon in the Maumee River each autumn for the next two decades, will continue next year.
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Great Lakes Energy News Roundup: Ohio nuclear bailout bill repeal, COVID-19 energy crises in Michigan-
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