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JEWEL OF THE GREAT LAKES: Group battles invasive species-
Aquatic invasive species continue to spread and threaten the ecosystem in the waterways near Alpena, local environmental professionals say.00
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In Minnesota, the PolyMet mine pits renewable energy needs against tribes and the EPA-
The PolyMet Mining Corporation has been locked in a battle to open Minnesota’s first copper-sulfide mine for over 17 years.
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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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AI technology could be used to monitor invaders in the Great Lakes-
Having artificial intelligence track the spread of invasive species would be quicker and cheaper, but only once scientists can guarantee accuracy.
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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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Michigan’s ‘Very Big Opportunity’ in Infrastructure Windfall-
More communities gain access to the largest federal infusion in a half century.
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AP analysis finds growing number of poor, high-hazard dams-
An Associated Press analysis tallied more than 2,200 high-hazard dams in poor or unsatisfactory condition across the U.S. — up substantially from a similar AP review conducted three years ago.
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Nonprofit report points to outdated Clean Water Act for the miles of polluted rivers across the U.S.-
Three of the Great Lakes states are first, fourth and eighth for states with the highest mileage of dirty rivers and streams, according to the report.
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The report on Ontario’s natural resources the government didn’t want you to read-
The government held back a report on Ontario’s ecosystems. Even as it details how human activity is hurting wetlands and waterways, it focuses on the wealth generated by natural resources.