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Enbridge Energy and Massey Fish Company partnered to distribute free whitefish to area seniors, drawing cheers from allies and jeers from opponents who question the motives behind the company’s generosity.
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PFAS News Roundup: Biden talks PFAS in Wisconsin, watchdog asks Pentagon for future expenses, PFAS Action Act clears committee-
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Six inches of rain battered the Detroit metro area last weekend, a deluge that overwhelmed the region’s drainage system. But while the worst of that storm system is likely over, the city is still bracing for more rain later this week. In many cities just like Detroit, urban infrastructure was not built for current and future climate pressures.
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Across the Great Lakes region, citizen – or community – scientists of all ages are collaborating with researchers and influencing policy, one project at a time.
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It could take $1 billion a year until 2045 to address storm water drainage alone — and that’s just in seven of the state’s 83 counties. That doesn’t account for the billions in other infrastructure needs, from drinking water and sewers to roads and bridges.
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The research team is developing a first-of-its kind citizen science program to equip and train volunteers to pilot drones and use other geospatial technologies to better monitor and understand coastal change and vulnerabilities.
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Parks around the Great Lakes are expecting a spike in visitation this season as the United States and Canada continue to distribute COVID-19 vaccines.
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Drinking Water Roundup: Lead pipes in Illinois and Minnesota, rare one-person grand jury used in Flint water criminal case, increased Line 3 pumping-
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For some, getting to contribute to scientific research might sound like a far-fetched possibility, but there are actually dozens of opportunities for people to try their hand at amateur science.