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A judge declared a mistrial after jurors said they couldn’t reach a unanimous verdict in a dispute over whether two engineering firms should bear some responsibility for Flint’s lead-contaminated water.
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Conservation scientists at Toronto’s Tommy Thompson Park are studying and banding bird species who pass through during yearly migration.
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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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Lake whitefish, a native species in the Great Lakes, is experiencing what is known in the world of fisheries biology as a “recruitment problem.”
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In a forest near Lake Michigan, two scientists attached a backpack tracking device to a merlin they’d lured into a net. The mission: help prevent the predatory species from gobbling up piping plovers — highly endangered shorebirds that nest nearby.
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Activists want federal military and environmental regulators to better regulate cancer-causing PFAS chemicals, including at military sites such as Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda.
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Drinking Water News Roundup: Lead levels increase in Flint water, businesses sued over water contamination concerns-
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with drinking water in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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While state regulators await test results to determine how far the hexavalent chromium-tainted water has spread, Huron River advocates are calling for stiff penalties against a company with a history of polluting the river.
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Legislation before the Michigan House would remove permitting authority from municipalities and give it to EGLE.
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Sturgeon for Tomorrow and a team of U.S. and Canadian fishery biologists have been working together to help reintroduce lake sturgeon in Great Lakes tributaries where they once thrived.