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PFAS News Roundup: PFAS puts pregnancies at risk, Nestle and La Croix among waters with elevated PFAS-
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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Federal funding to the Great Lakes and various Great Lakes projects continues, while state-level funding remains an issue.
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Many parks and public areas are opening – with restrictions.
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Locals aren’t happy with the number of non-residents fishing without social distancing.
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The money is targeted at toxic hotspot cleanups and ballast water treatment research.
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There are campaigns and websites from each of the Great Lakes states and provinces.
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Great Lakes Now Contributor John Hartig shares his own memories of the first Earth Day and the changes he’s noticed in the nature around him since then.
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COVID-19 Changes: Great Lakes parks and tourist spots are closing, remaining open and waiting for summer-
The agencies and businesses running the services, centers and parks are adapting daily, hourly.
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In major lakeside cities around the Great Lakes, there isn’t a clear answer on who handles oversight of industrial storage facilities.
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University of Chicago law professor proposes selling Great Lakes water, sparking renewed denials and reminders of why that isn’t a current possibility.