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FRESH: New Wisconsin Law Aims to Protect Watersheds From Farm Runoff-
Fresh is a biweekly newsletter from Circle of Blue that unpacks the biggest international, state, and local policy news stories facing the Great Lakes region today.00
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Company seeks first-time restart of shuttered nuclear plant-
If successful, Palisades would become the first U.S. nuclear reactor to restart after its fuel has been removed.
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Enbridge Line 5 tunnel project in Michigan delayed another 1.5 years-
Permitting delays have tacked on another year-and-a-half to the planned Line 5 tunnel project under the Straits of Mackinac.
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Court: Nessel can try again to return Line 5 lawsuit to state court-
Legal experts say Michigan has a better chance of persuading a state court to shut down the pipeline, while Enbridge is more likely to prevail in federal court.
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Right to water: Could 2023 be the year Michigan ends shutoffs?-
Some lawmakers see a bill to declare a human right to water as a first step toward ending the shutoffs that plague low-income Michiganders.
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Michigan plastics company forced to probe PFAS contamination, cover costs-
The settlement comes as Attorney General Dana Nessel pursues lawsuits against a host of companies.
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Road Salt, A Stealthy Pollutant, Is Damaging Michigan Waters-
Rivers and lakes are becoming saltier while law and practice limit effective responses.