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Cleveland and the Great Lakes

Great Lakes Now's coverage of The North Coast.

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Great Lakes Gift Guide 2020: Remember that road trip, boat ride, microbrew or sweatshirt you should’ve bought with this list
- by Natasha Blakely

Try these gifts from a variety of places in the Great Lakes region in our selected categories of markets, food and drink, potato chips, books, home decor and wearables.

Fall Brawl: Sheffield Lake fishing derby inspires intense angling
- by James Proffitt

The fishing derby started with 50 people 10 years ago. Participants number more than 12,000 this year.

Summertime Spike: Great Lakes parks a source of balm and vexation for many during COVID-19
- by Sharon Oosthoek

This summer, pandemic-weary residents on both sides of the border flocked to national, state and provincial parks – many for the first time.

Lack of Utility Data Obscures Customer Water Debt Problems
- by Circle of Blue

Inadequate data hampers understanding of who is most affected by overdue water bills.

Message to 2020 Candidates: Focus on water quality in Great Lakes states
- by Gary Wilson

A question on the minds of many in the Great Lakes region for the 2020 presidential election candidates: What is your water policy?

Ohio lawmakers want ‘puzzling’ offshore wind ruling revisited
- by Energy News Network

The state’s siting board had approved the project, but with a provision that made it nearly impossible to build.

Great Lakes Energy News Roundup: Ohio nuclear bailout repeal, Minnesota coal plants, Georgian Bay hydroelectric plant
- by Ian Wendrow

Catch the latest in Great Lakes energy news in Great Lakes Now’s headline roundup.

Toxic Algae 2020: Moderate bloom forecasted for Lake Erie
- by James Proffitt

Discussed at this year’s forecast: the science behind it, can you use Lake Erie, and a citizen science initiative.

Lake Erie Wind Farm: Siting board conditions might kill project
- by James Proffitt

The Ohio Power Siting Board issued a certificate for the project, subject to 33 conditions the company has to meet to proceed.

COVID-19 Next Steps: Great Lakes outdoor recreation begins move toward normalcy
- by James Proffitt

Many parks and public areas are opening – with restrictions.

Lake Erie Wind Farm Divides Environmental Activists
- by Belt Magazine

The contested case of the Icebreaker Wind Farm has implications for renewable energy in the region.

Fishing and Freighters: Great Lakes industries take COVID-19 economic hit
- by Gary Wilson

Lake Erie fishing charters reel from stay at home orders, and lake freighters idle due to industry shutdowns.