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‘Circular economy’ programs aim to reduce waste and build jobs-
Programs find new life for items including rejected carrots, NFL banners, and discarded clothing.00
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Authorities probing report of scandal at fishing tournament-
The county prosecutor’s office in Cleveland has opened an investigation into an apparent cheating scandal during a walleye fishing tournament.
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Can shipping on the Great Lakes take the next step toward transporting high-value container cargo?-
In this Q&A, Lake Carriers’ Association President James Weakley talks Great Lakes shipping economy, ice breakers, the Soo Locks and more.
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The 2022 Great Lakes shipping season sets sail after COVID-19 hurdles-
The 2021 shipping season was a “bounce-back season,” which Great Lakes port administrators attribute to increased cargo and infrastructure improvements.
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Drinking Water Roundup: Senate passes $1 trillion infrastructure bill, Canada reaches $8 billion settlement with First Nations-
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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See the Sturgeon: The many ways to see, touch and appreciate sturgeon around the region-
Wisconsin’s Sturgeon Fest celebrates a multi-year lake sturgeon restoration program and is just one of a long list Great Lakes Now has compiled on sturgeon-related activities to explore this summer.
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Investing in the Lakes: New bill could redirect tech money to neglected Great Lakes cities-
The Great Lakes region is “regularly overlooked by federal lawmakers, investors and innovators,” but new legislation may help the region shake its Rust Belt image and secure tech and innovation investments.
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Raining PFAS: Amount of PFAS found is outpacing legacy contaminants-
A basin-wide precipitation monitoring program is finding PFAS showing up all around the Great Lakes, from Chicago to Sleeping Bear Dunes.
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Air, Wind, Solar: In the Great Lakes region, energy stands out in President Biden’s efforts-
What sort of impact could President Biden’s executive orders and his various campaign promises have on the Great Lakes region?