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As moratoria expire across the Great Lakes region, advocates say ongoing affordability and debt relief are key.
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Biden’s plan to replace every lead water pipe in the country could have huge ramifications for Chicago and others where a swath of Black, Latino and low-income residents have been left effectively drinking from a lead straw.
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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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The outcome of a nearly decade-long dispute in Kewaunee County could shape regulatory power across state government.
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Two federal health agencies are planning to investigate potential links between exposure to toxic PFAS chemicals and susceptibility to viral illnesses like Covid-19.
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Catch the latest drinking water updates with Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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Local Governments, Organizations Ask Indiana Legislators to Consider Alternatives to Bill Repealing State Wetland Protections-
More than 60 organizations, including local governments, environmental and conservation groups and water management agencies, sent a letter to Indiana state legislators.
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The administration’s historic pitch to remove all lead drinking water pipes is part of a $111 billion proposal for water systems.
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With climate action on the state and national agenda, critics of Enbridge Line 5 warn that investing in new pipeline infrastructure undermines Michigan’s pathway to carbon neutrality. Experts say it’s not so simple.