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Many areas in the Great Lakes region hold a large number of wind turbines, and significant plans to increase funding for alternative energy programs are underway in the U.S. and Canada.
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Michigan will build clean energy infrastructure and invest in green programs over the next 30 years with the goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2050 to confront climate change, a draft of a state plan says.
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Plants in four states will have to close the coal ash ponds months or years ahead of schedule, the EPA said, citing deficiencies with groundwater monitoring, cleanup or other problems.
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As owner NRG proposes a remediation plan for coal ash covered under state and federal law, other, older deposits that are exempt from the laws may pose a greater risk to water contamination and future redevelopment.
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A state appeals court on Thursday refused to reinstate a permit for a proposed $75 million frac sand operation in western Wisconsin, a victory for environmentalists who have been fighting for years to protect the 16 acres (6.5 hectares) of pristine wetlands.
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The Port of Montreal is one of two ports with a perfect score under Green Marine’s sustainability certification program. As such a large and critically positioned port, Montreal also has arguably more money to spend on sustainability initiatives than many other ports.
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In Milwaukee, the port’s wind turbine has been a great source of success, but despite efforts, the port struggles to change its image with the public.
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The rule, which was backed by both the natural gas and freight rail industries, had already been on hold because several environmental groups and 14 states filed lawsuits challenging it.
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Voluntary organization Green Marine encourages port authorities, port terminals, shipping companies and shipyards to improve their sustainability, but regulations and expense remain challenges.