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The tribes and organizations turned to federal courts in Washington state and Arizona.
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PFAS News Roundup: Potential COVID-19 connection, DOD bill, Michigan lakes and rivers with PFAS foam-
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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Rules are relaxing, and business is picking back up for charter boats, freighters and scientists.
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Since President Trump took office, the federal government has stripped away or reduced numerous environmental rules.
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Conflicted Over Copper: Technological advances clash with environmental concerns in Twin Metals case-
Changes in legislation in the past few years are helping clear the way for the mine.
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Failure brings scrutiny to EGLE dam safety program. Other states far surpass Michigan in investment.
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This second part in a series on mining in Minnesota looks at PolyMet’s proposed mine and its legal battles against Native and environmental groups.
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The 2019 State of the Great Lakes joint report by the U.S. EPA and Environmental and Climate Change Canada was published last week.
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Shuttered Canada-US border highlights different approaches to the pandemic – and differences between the 2 countries-
The closure of the U.S.-Canada border because of COVID-19 underscores a growing divide between the two countries.