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Top 10 Fish to Catch: Great Lakes means great fishing-
Does your favorite fish make the list of favorites to catch on the Great Lakes?03
Lakes Learning: Great Lakes Now adds more free educational activities, teaching plans, PBS programs-
These new, original, free lesson plans and at-home activities are based on video from the award-winning public television series and are downloadable for use with your middle schoolers.
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Scratching the surface: Regional research groups explore winter conditions of Green Bay, Great Lakes-
This is the first year the Chicago research group has been able to study winter conditions of the microbial communities and the “Winter Grab” will help bring more awareness to this field of work in the coming years.
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PFAS News Roundup: ‘Forever chemicals’ found in Michigan beef, potential contamination in Pennsylvania deer-
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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A Grand Rapids lake and the consequences of Michigan’s road salt addiction-
Meters beneath its vibrant surface, Church Lake is a dead zone — a chemical soup of phosphorus and road salt has left the water toxic and oxygen-deprived.
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Holding in the deep: What Canada wants to do with its decades-old pileup of nuclear waste-
Canada plans to store spent nuclear fuel deep, deep underground in the Great Lakes basin. That is, if an industry group can find a community willing to play host.
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Hydroponic greenhouses continue to offer solution to urban food deserts-
An upcoming hydroponic facility is the latest development in the former company town of Pullman, a community in south Chicago.
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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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Judge awards millions to lawyers in Flint water settlement-
A judge awarded about $40 million Friday to the lead attorneys in a $626 million settlement for Flint residents and property owners whose water was contaminated with lead, but millions in additional legal fees will also be carved out as claimants get paid.