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Great Lakes Energy News Roundup: Nuclear plant bailout, energy grants, and new wind and solar gardens on the coasts-
Catch the latest in Great Lakes energy news in Great Lakes Now’s fortnightly energy-related headline roundup.
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The out-of-control 2018 Christmas in July event at Put-in-Bay marked the end of an era for the island’s tourism.
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Amidst concerns about Canadian mining company Aquila Resources’ Back Forty Mine is doubt regarding the safety and reliability of its proposed upstream tailings dam.
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Small Great Lakes islands struggle to strike a balance between the need for tourism with how overwhelming the number of incoming tourists can be each summer.
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The Lynyrd Skymmr is a 50-foot-long river skimmer that cruises Port Milwaukee‘s waterways several times a week to collect floating debris — dead fish, plastic bottles, branches and other refuse.
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Where Wisconsin and Minnesota share a Lake Superior harbor, a $13.8 million clean-up project at this Area of Concern will launch in 2020, removing lead and other contaminants, some a century old, that persist in the waterway.