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COVID hits Buttigieg, others who attended Michigan event-
At least 15 people who attended a public affairs conference last week on Michigan’s Mackinac Island have tested positive for COVID-19, including U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg.00
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The Catch: Policy news facing the Great Lakes region-
Fresh examines the policy that impacts the people and places of the Great Lakes region.
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EPA: Two toxic hot spots in Michigan will take longer to clean up than many others in Great Lakes states-
The pace of repairing the damage in the most toxic hot spots of the region is going to speed up dramatically.
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Infrastructure plan: $33M to clean up hundreds of oil wells-
There are an estimated 15,000 abandoned wells on federal land — and states have indicated that they would need more than $8 billion to clean up 130,000 other orphaned wells.”
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Water’s True Cost: The Great Lakes Now Episode Quiz-
Test your knowledge on water infrastructure problems, rising bills, sewage and more.
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Water’s True Cost-
The quality of Michigan’s water infrastructure and the consequences of failure, while still real and apparent, are no longer being ignored.
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Biden forest plan stirs dispute over what counts as “old”-
Any definitions for old-growth or mature trees adopted by the Biden’s administration are “going to be subjective,” said Mark Ashton, a forestry professor at the Yale School of the Environment.
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Dam Accounting: Taking Stock of Methane Emissions From Reservoirs-
Mounting studies highlight greenhouse gas emissions from reservoirs, and now a coalition of environmental groups has called for regulatory action.
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Even in Canada, where water prices are low, aging infrastructure and rising costs are a problem-
Water, while still overall affordable in Canada compared to other countries, is growing more expensive as the cost of neglecting infrastructure for decades comes due.