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PFAS News Roundup: Impact of PFAS on farming, proposed cuts to the EPA
- by Kathy Johnson

Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in this biweekly headline roundup.

Researchers: Current Great Lakes stewardship is “ill-equipped” to handle future challenges
- by Gary Wilson

University of Michigan report calls for new guiding principles and leaders with skills to work across disciplines.

Government watchdog: EPA slow to raise alarm in Benton Harbor water crisis
- by Bridge Michigan

Government auditors say EPA officials failed to follow a new “elevation policy” that’s meant to generate a stronger response to the most urgent environmental and public health threats.

Grassroots greenspace projects expand Detroit’s open space network
- by Planet Detroit

Activists aim to enrich their neighbors’ quality of life and deepen their connection to nature.

Energy News Roundup: Opposition over solar development in Illinois, Excessive heat in Detroit
- by Kathy Johnson

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

Episode 2308 Lesson Plans: Shoreline stones
- by Gary Abud Jr.

Lessons and activities based on the monthly Great Lakes Now program.

Chicago Suburbs, Running Out of Water, Will Tap Lake Michigan
- by Circle of Blue

America’s groundwater is now running dry where water is abundant.

Looking for a US ‘climate haven’ away from heat and disaster risks? Good luck finding one
- by The Conversation

As people question how livable the world will be in a warming future, a narrative around climate migration and “climate havens” has emerged.

Great Lakes Moment: University of Windsor to build capacity for Canada’s national urban parks
- by John Hartig

Canada is creating a network of urban parks not only to conserve nature, but to connect people and advance reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.

Points North: Dirty Laundry, Invasive Species, and the Limitations of Knowledge
- by Interlochen Public Radio

Invasive species can spread by hitching a ride on anglers who don’t clean their gear. This is widely known, but research suggests many anglers still don’t clean, even if it protects fish.

Minnesota Tribe Sets Enforceable Rules To Safeguard Wild Rice and Water Supply
- by Circle of Blue

Ineffective voluntary pollution prevention practices are set aside for mandatory regulation.

Why the Great Lakes region is unique for rockhounds
- by Lisa John Rogers

The Great Lakes holds within its terrain a secret — rocks that possess stories as ancient as time itself.

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