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EPA to test, measure longtime Buffalo River cleanup efforts-
The lengthy effort to clean up the Buffalo River could pay off in the next few years.02
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Monty and Rose: Those Chicago piping plovers, where are they now, what are they doing?-
Catch up with Chicago piping plovers Monty and Rose, their winter plans and all their children.
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O Christmas Tree: Is your Christmas tree environmentally friendly?-
The economic impact of the Christmas tree is hefty, but its environmental impact is a lot less so.
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I Speak for the Fish: Center stage alongside Great Lakes steelhead trout-
As the year comes to a close, Kathy Johnson reminisces about the time she brought the Great Lakes to an international audience – and had them asking for more.
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Public Perception: When it comes to nuclear waste in the Great Lakes region, what counts as safe?-
Nuclear waste storage is a controversial aspect of the energy and sustainability conversation. Here’s what nuclear engineer Denia Djokić told Great Lakes Now about the issues and science.
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Old Business: EPA broadly designates legacy toxic sediment sites for funding priority-
Environmental groups, government representatives decline to recommend specific priority sites for cleanup.
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Study: Fish can recover from mercury pollution faster than thought-
The 15 years of studying mercury impacts in a small northern Ontario lake culminated in some unexpected results.
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Filter Fix: Study shows washing machine filters keep harmful microfibers out of the Great Lakes-
The Ontario study found a 41% reduction in both microplastic and cotton fibers in wastewater for people who were using the filter.