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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.00
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Report: Lake Michigan is ‘running a fever.’ More storms, less fish possible.-
A federal study finds that climate change is warming even the deepest waters of big lakes, which could shorten their winters and have a ripple effect on their health.
Duluth mayor presses Army corps on beach erosion-
Mayor Emily Larson sent a letter March 12 to the corps to investigate whether its maintenance work on shipping channels has caused erosion on Park Point.
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In Broad Strokes, Biden Infrastructure Plan Sketches a Future for Federal Water Spending-
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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Great Lakes Moment: A Great Lakes Way stretching from southern Lake Huron through Western Lake Erie-
The Great Lakes Way would be an interconnected set of 156 miles of blueways or water trails and 160 miles of greenways stretching from southern Lake Huron through western Lake Erie.
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Is the Line 5 tunnel a bridge to Michigan’s energy future or a bad deal?-
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.
Grants to help with repairs, rehabilitation at 3 lighthouses-
More than $126,000 in grant funding from the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office have been awarded to the Crisp Point Light Historical Society, the North Manitou Light Keepers and St. Clair County Parks and Recreation.
Judge rejects effort to extend sign-up for Flint water cash-
U.S. District Judge Judith Levy said she won’t upset a well-publicized 60-day deadline that was baked into a settlement involving Flint, the state of Michigan, residents, and other parties.
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In flooded Michigan neighborhoods, who should pay for sea walls?-
For two straight summers, residents of Detroit’s Jefferson Chalmers neighborhood watched water pour into basements and pool in streets, a result of coastal flooding that will become increasingly common throughout the Great Lakes as climate change progresses.