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PFAS News Roundup: Research suggests link with COVID-19, disposal methods increase contamination-
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.00
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Drinking Water News Roundup: Ohio water shutoffs, lead exposure from private wells-
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with drinking water in Great Lakes Now’s headline roundup.
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COVID-19 Comeback: Great Lakes businesses and scientists bounce back-
Rules are relaxing, and business is picking back up for charter boats, freighters and scientists.
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Great Lakes Moment: Investing in pollution prevention and restoration pays off-
A new study on Great Lakes pollution cleanup finds that investing in both prevention and restoration of toxic sites pays off in the long run.
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Sewage Check: Great Lakes researchers look to wastewater for data on COVID-19-
The virus can be detected in infected people’s feces – sometimes even before they begin exhibiting symptoms.
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To protect people in the Great Lakes region from climate extremes, weatherize their homes-
As climate change makes heat waves more frequent across the region and the nation, cities will need more tools to protect their residents.
Pandemic deals blow to plastic bag bans, plastic reduction-
Plastic bags are a pollution problem in the Great Lakes, but concerns about coronavirus have taken priority.