PBS NewsHour – Troubled Water-
Since 2014, Flint, Michigan, has been synonymous with tainted water. Five years on, not all of the city’s residents have access to safe water. Some wait for hours in line to obtain bottled water…00
History buff finds ships that sank in 1878 in Lake Michigan-
A diver and maritime history buff has found two schooners that collided and sank into the cold depths of northern Lake Michigan more than 140 years ago.
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Great Lakes Energy News Roundup: Marshall power plant, Line 5, Line 3, Ohio electricity rates-
Catch the latest in Great Lakes energy news in Great Lakes Now’s fortnightly energy-related headline roundup.
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EPA gives $3.7M to protect endangered Lake Superior’s Buffalo Reef-
The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative has awarded $3.7 million to efforts to restore the Buffalo Reef in Lake Superior. The money is going toward a dredging operation.
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Climate change brings urgency to debate over Detroit’s grid resilience-
A look at Detroit’s recent blackouts and possible stakeholder solutions for grid resilience brings forward ideas that can be applied to power grids across the Great Lakes region as water levels and wild weather continue to impact energy needs.