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People in rural communities are often hit disproportionately hard by natural hazards. That’s an issue for the Great Lakes region, which is made up of a lot more than just urban areas like Chicago, Cleveland or Duluth.
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As the Line 3 pipeline cuts across Native lands in northern Minnesota, the project has brought not just jobs but controversy and discord into the most intimate spheres of spirituality, family and community.
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Young climate activists were key players in Joe Biden’s November victory. But will Biden give them decision-making power?
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The Biden administration wants to correct a legacy of pollution and under-investment in low-income neighborhoods and communities of color. Two veterans of the U.S. environmental justice movement discuss how to do that.
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Michelle Martinez, acting executive director and statewide coordinator for Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition, spoke to Great Lakes Now about her history with Detroit, environmental justice and the new president.
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Rollbacks, Climate, Justice: Environmental attorney on Biden’s commitments, opportunities and challenges-
To help understand the policy and political challenges the new president-elect faces, Great Lakes Now talked with University of Detroit Mercy environmental law professor Nick Schroeck.
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Not everyone in the country has piped water at home. Study authors argue that water access in the U.S. is inseparable from housing and social inequality.
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Under President Donald Trump, the EPA has slashed support for some programs and regulatory protections benefiting disadvantaged communities.
Winning Work: Great Lakes Now recognized for communication excellence by Great Lakes Protection Fund-
The Great Lakes Now initiative – our show, website, engagement efforts and educational resources – wins a Great Lakes Protection Fund Leadership Award.
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