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It’s unclear whether the ruling will affect other conflicts around the state involving drainage projects that preserve farmlands but increase the volume of pollutants flowing downstream.
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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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While the owner considers whether to reopen the nuclear plant, Michigan will study whether new plants could make environmental sense.
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A bill would require inspection of septic systems when homes are sold. It’s meant to address worries that old systems are failing.
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Test your knowledge on mapping the Great Lakes, collecting and cataloging freshwater fish species and some of the latest news around the region.
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Wild rice is sacred to Indigenous peoples in the region, because it’s part of their creation story — and because for centuries it staved off starvation during harsh winters.
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The suit blames FKI Hardware Inc. for contaminating nine west Michigan properties with PFAS, volatile organic compounds and metals before exiting Michigan in 2016.
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Pennsylvania is spending $45 million to add new state parks at a nature preserve in Tunkhannock, on Big Elk Creek and along the Susquehanna River.
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They are expensive, in many cases experimental, and take a long time to work.
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Hundreds of shipwrecks have been mapped out but researchers believe more are out there.