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High Water Levels On Tap This Winter As November Marks The Start Of A New Water Year-
Data from the last water year indicated record-breaking levels in the Great Lakes, and this year looks to be much of the same.00
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EGLE fines company $60,000 over 2019 Detroit dock collapse-
The Revere Dock was illegally storing limestone aggregate along the river when the site collapsed in late November 2019.
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Great Lakes Moment: Detroit River and western Lake Erie get a checkup-
In this month’s column, writer John Hartig discusses the recently released 2020 State of the Strait report.
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In Perpetuity: Toxic Great Lakes sites will require attention for generations to come-
Capping has become a popular form of remediation for contaminated sites but requires decades-long monitoring.
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Great Lakes Moment: Cleanup of contaminated river sediment begins at old Uniroyal site-
In this month’s column from writer John Hartig, he looks at the history of the Uniroyal site and current cleanup plans.
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Watch Party: Microplastics, Macro problems-
Watch this Great Lakes Now Facebook Watch Party in partnership with the Belle Isle Conservancy, which discusses the segment “Microplastics in the Great Lakes.”
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Great Lakes Moment: A tribute to Guy O. Williams, environmental justice champion-
He worked for a range of environmental organizations including the National Wildlife Federation and Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice.
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Watch Party: The “Cockroach Cam” and more about caring for critters at Great Lakes aquariums-
Go behind the scenes at Detroit’s Belle Isle Aquarium and learn more about the Madagascar hissing cockroach that appeared in a Great Lakes Now segment called “In Isolation …. At Aquariums.”
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Great Lakes Moment: Warmer, wetter, wilder-
Climate change has had a clear effect on the Great Lakes already – most clearly seen in the high water levels.