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Aid offered for homeowners affected by Lake Ontario flooding-
In the month of October, New York homeowners impacted by Lake Ontario flooding can apply for up to $50,000 in aid to repair damage.00
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Wisconsin Gov. Evers issues order to curb PFAS contamination-
Under an executive order from Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, the Wisconsin DNR and Departments of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection have to create a website on the chemicals known as PFAS, collaborate with municipalities and wastewater treatment plants to identify PFAS sources and consider PFAS when developing fish and wildlife consumption advisories.
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Weather service warns people to stay out of Lake Michigan-
The National Weather Service on Monday issued a Beach Hazard statement for the fifth straight day in Cook County and to the north in Lake County.
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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.
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Cruising the Lakes: Port stops for cruise lines all around the Great Lakes-
Ports abound throughout the Great Lakes, welcoming vacationers from the United States and further abroad.
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SS Badger: The last of Lake Michigan’s car ferries-
The last coal-fired passenger steamship in the United States continues to ferry passengers and cargo across Lake Michigan.