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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.00
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Climate migration: Could Pittsburgh be a haven for residents leaving other regions?-
Some Great Lakes cities are specifically marketing themselves as a destination for those fleeing climate change. Pittsburgh has been more measured.
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Taking out the Trash: Shedd Aquarium offers a new kayak experience for visitors-
The educational kayak tour on the Chicago River includes ecosystem monitoring, knowledgeable guides and participants getting their hands dirty for the sake of conservation.
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Chicago installs lakefront barriers to shield against flood damage-
Chicago officials say crews will install hundreds of yards of barriers along Lake Michigan to guard against flood damage from storms in the fall and winter.
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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.