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To reduce harmful algal blooms and dead zones, the US needs a national strategy for regulating farm pollution-
The administration of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf asked the state’s high court Monday to weigh in on a legal battle over Pennsylvania’s plan to charge power plants for their emissions of planet-warming carbon dioxide.00
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Researchers race to understand what lies beneath the Great Lakes-
Scientists say we have more robust data about the surface of Mars than the floor of the Great Lakes. A new effort spearheaded by academics and government aims to map the entire Great Lakes lakebed.
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Drinking Water News Roundup: 8 million Illinoisans get drinking water, backup reservoir used in Indiana, Gov. Whitmer awards clean water grants-
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with drinking water in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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PFAS News Roundup: Research and policy aiming to help eradicate “forever chemicals”-
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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Energy News Roundup: Green jobs, solar farms and the value of trees-
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Industries and public water supplies top list of main consumers of Great Lakes water-
Michigan is the current top consumer of Great Lakes water, followed by Ontario, Indiana, New York and then Quebec.
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Detroit and Toronto among Time Magazine’s “50 Greatest Places”-
Two Great Lakes cities are among an international news magazine’s top destinations for 2022. How many have you been to?
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FRESH: Research Highlights Gaps in Federal Air Pollution Data-
Fresh is a biweekly newsletter from Circle of Blue that unpacks the biggest international, state, and local policy news stories facing the Great Lakes region today.
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Living water: Northern Indigenous communities’ use and perceptions of drinking water-
In Indigenous communities that have lacked access to safe water for years, getting it is crucial. However, perceptions of the water supply affect consumption.