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The educational kayak tour on the Chicago River includes ecosystem monitoring, knowledgeable guides and participants getting their hands dirty for the sake of conservation.
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Chicago officials say crews will install hundreds of yards of barriers along Lake Michigan to guard against flood damage from storms in the fall and winter.
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Representatives from a number of Michigan communities—Oscoda, Flint, Detroit and Belmont among them—gathered on Wednesday to call on the U.S. Air Force for action on PFAS cleanup.
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An all-out prohibition on fracking— backed by Sens. Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren — has been well received by the liberal and climate-focused voters closely watching the primary. But the proposal also threatens to antagonize unions and voters in areas like Pennsylvania that depend on oil and gas for jobs.