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Some Indiana beaches along Lake Michigan closed after chemical spill-
Some beaches are closed along Lake Michigan in northwestern Indiana after authorities say a chemical spill into the Little Calumet River caused fish to die in the area.
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Climate change brings urgency to debate over Detroit’s grid resilience-
A look at Detroit’s recent blackouts and possible stakeholder solutions for grid resilience brings forward ideas that can be applied to power grids across the Great Lakes region as water levels and wild weather continue to impact energy needs.
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Cruising the Lakes: Port stops for cruise lines all around the Great Lakes-
Ports abound throughout the Great Lakes, welcoming vacationers from the United States and further abroad.
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SS Badger: The last of Lake Michigan’s car ferries-
The last coal-fired passenger steamship in the United States continues to ferry passengers and cargo across Lake Michigan.
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Report: Great Lakes cleanups boost economic development-
A new report says cleaning up some of the Great Lakes region’s most heavily polluted areas has led to billions of dollars’ worth of economic development and brought communities closer together.