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Some Great Lakes cities and states are ahead of the game when it comes to ending water shutoffs during the COVID-19 crisis. Others aren’t.
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Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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The public can continue to enjoy aquariums, museums and centers as the facilities close buildings. But starting March 25, Parks Canada is closing all national parks.
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The tourism that usually rises around this time is on hold, but residents are battening down with ease.
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COVID-19 Changes: Great Lakes parks and tourist spots are closing, remaining open and waiting for summer-
The agencies and businesses running the services, centers and parks are adapting daily, hourly.
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Michigan and Wisconsin are currently the only Great Lakes states with an Office of Outdoor Recreation, though Indiana and Minnesota might see one soon.
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In major lakeside cities around the Great Lakes, there isn’t a clear answer on who handles oversight of industrial storage facilities.