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Scientists say we have more robust data about the surface of Mars than the floor of the Great Lakes. A new effort spearheaded by academics and government aims to map the entire Great Lakes lakebed.
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The initial surge of COVID-19 restrictions has led to growth at and newfound interest in state recreation sites.
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After a decade of debate between cabin users and those who object to their exclusive hold on public property, park officials are crafting long-term plans for the roughly 200 rustic cabins, outhouses, park buildings and other structures that speckle the shores of Isle Royale and its out-islands in Lake Superior.
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Michigan regulators say they need more evidence about safety, engineering and fire and explosion risks before deciding whether to let Enbridge Energy move its Line 5 petroleum pipeline into a tunnel beneath the Straits of Mackinac.
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Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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The University of Michigan is getting $53 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to further study the Great Lakes. That doubles the amount of research money available. The federal grant will be released over a five-year period.
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Fisheries biologists have collected fish and water samples at a northeastern Indiana lake as the result of a fish kill involving thousands of crappies.
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The Michigan Supreme Court threw out charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder and others in the Flint water scandal.
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New report highlights concern that intense storms, high lake levels may put nuclear and contaminated waste storage facilities at risk.