Enbridge removes anchor from Michigan’s Straits of Mackinac-
Enbridge said Monday it had retrieved an anchor that broke away from a maintenance vessel while on the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac.00
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Tokyo Time: How to watch the Great Lakes sailors in Olympic competition-
Ten Olympic Canadian and U.S. sailors hail from the Great Lakes. Here’s how to follow them in Tokyo.
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Thousand Island Dressing Mystery: Uncertain origins of one of America’s favorite sauces-
What is the original recipe? It’s a different story depending on who is asked.
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Some Chicagoans Wary of Lead Pipe Replacement-
The response to Chicago’s lead pipe replacement project is a story playing out in neighborhoods across the country. Government public interest initiatives, even with the best of intentions and resources, are being curtailed by mistrust.
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See the Sturgeon: The many ways to see, touch and appreciate sturgeon around the region-
Wisconsin’s Sturgeon Fest celebrates a multi-year lake sturgeon restoration program and is just one of a long list Great Lakes Now has compiled on sturgeon-related activities to explore this summer.
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PFAS News Roundup: EPA approved PFAS use for fracking, $20M for Ontario airport cleanup, PFAS Action Act set for House vote-
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
I Speak for the Fish: Mussel memory, the race to save an endangered species-
For eight hours each day, Kathy Johnson knelt in waist-deep water sorting a steady flow of material moving along a two-foot-wide conveyor belt. She was looking for treasure but not of the golden variety – her team was after an endangered freshwater mussel.
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Great Lakes surfers to Michigan: Don’t close beaches during rough waves-
Critics of the proposed order acknowledged the good intentions behind it but said it’s not the best way to improve water safety in Michigan.
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Worries over racism, waterways inspire push to rename fish-
In the fight against Great Lakes invasive carp, rebranding the fish is the latest tactic in the quest to contain the spread.
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Birds on Film: Filmmaker Bob Dolgan talks about Chicago’s piping plovers with Great Lakes Now-
“The goal of the film was to show how people and birds can interact and co-exist,” Dolgan says in this GLN interview.