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As the Great Lakes News Collaborative prepares to publish and air stories about water’s true cost, get these free, virtual events on your calendar to learn more about your drinking water.
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Some northern Indiana residents remain skeptical that communities in the area will be free of contamination from toxic coal ash, despite a renewed commitment to clean up polluted sites and transition to renewable energy sources.
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Michigan has reached a 19.3% recycling rate, an increase of 35.4% from prior to 2019, according to an analysis the state of Michigan released ahead of Earth Day.
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Michigan officials are celebrating a “historic” deal that will pump nearly $3 billion into aging infrastructure, but advocates say the state should be spending that much — or more — every year to adequately address decades of disinvestment.
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Reporter Leonard Fleming at The Detroit News has been covering the story, and he joins Great Lakes Now for this segment to further explain the issues and impact in the west Michigan city.
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The fossil and transportation sectors get a relatively free ride and electricity producers do the most to decarbonize in the much-anticipated 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan that was recently released.
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Federal officials slated millions of dollars for rural water projects in several states, with the Biden administration looking to shore up infrastructure needs made more urgent by long-term drought conditions.
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A suburban state lawmaker’s bill would supplement federal weatherization funding over the next three years, nearly doubling the money available and providing crucial flexibility to cover “pre-weatherization” work.
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Michigan is investing more than $4.7 billion to improve infrastructure, including drinking water upgrades, internet access and fixing roads, bridges and dams.