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Extinctions, shrinking habitat spur ‘rewilding’ in cities-
Animal and plant species are dying off at an alarming rate. Their plight is stirring calls for “rewilding” places where they thrived until driven out by development, pollution and climate change.00
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Opposition to CAFOs Mounts Across the Nation-
Toxic manure discharges from large livestock operations is a major source of water pollution.
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Drinking Water News Roundup: Report urges Michigan water-affordability strategy, $191 million to target Minnesota water and infrastructure projects-
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with drinking water in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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Michigan hunters say 252,000 deer killed in firearms season with new rules-
This year, hunters were required to report their deer kills, a move wildlife managers say will help the state better manage Michigan’s growing herds.
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US officials say 2 more places will test sewage for polio-
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the communities will test for polio in sewage for at least four months.
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Judge orders Enbridge, tribe to form emergency pipeline plan-
Sierra Club Wisconsin Director Elizabeth Ward said she’s glad that Conley recognized the tribe’s concerns about a potential spill.
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Mine opponents to ask Minnesota Supreme Court to void permit-
The Minnesota Supreme Court will hear arguments on an attempt by environmental groups to cancel a key permit for a long-stalled copper-nickel mine.
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Why Line 5 will likely remain open despite Democratic control of Lansing-
Don’t expect big new efforts to shut down Line 5 when Democrats take control. Those on both sides of the issue say the pipeline’s fate is now in the hands of a federal judge.