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People in rural communities are often hit disproportionately hard by natural hazards. That’s an issue for the Great Lakes region, which is made up of a lot more than just urban areas like Chicago, Cleveland or Duluth.
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Great Lakes Moment: From the Rouge River to Persian Gulf, oil spill cleanups are handled by a Detroit company-
Marine Pollution Control was founded in Detroit in 1967 as the first oil spill cleanup company in the Great Lakes and one of the very first in the nation.
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Catch the latest drinking water updates with Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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A state task force has determined 86 recommendations released Thursday, identifying a host of regulatory, legal and funding fixes for aging dams and to boost dam safety.
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Referred to as Minnesota’s PFAS blueprint, the plan will focus on three goals: to prevent PFAS pollution, to manage sources of already occurring PFAS, and to clean up contamination.
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As the Line 3 pipeline cuts across Native lands in northern Minnesota, the project has brought not just jobs but controversy and discord into the most intimate spheres of spirituality, family and community.
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Cross-border Concerns: Biden administration a new opportunity for Canadian cooperation over Great Lakes-
What could future stewardship in the Great Lakes look like for Canada and the new U.S. administration?
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I had my blood, my cat’s blood and many products in my home tested for the toxic ‘forever chemicals.’ Here’s what I found.