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Lake Erie’s Failed Algae Strategy Hurts Poor Communities the Most
- by Circle of Blue

Algae blooms are hiking the cost of water for people already struggling to pay their bills.

PFAS News Roundup: “Forever chemicals” concern on the rise, how to reduce exposure
- by Kathy Johnson

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

I Speak for the Fish: A Fish’s Shelf Life
- by Kathy Johnson

A private tour of the Royal Ontario Museum’s fish collection with its 1.5 million specimens, representing 7,500 species preserved in 110,000 jars.

Great Lakes feature Midwest curiosity: Fish-cleaning houses
- by James Proffitt

Dirty, sporadic work and good money.

America’s summer of floods: What cities can learn from today’s climate crises to prepare for tomorrow’s
- by The Conversation

The recent floods provide case studies that can help cities everywhere manage the increasing risk.

BP reaches $2.75M deal over Indiana refinery pollution
- by The Associated Press

Oil titan BP reached a $2.75 million settlement over air pollution from its largest refinery after environmentalists complained of repeated emissions violations.

In A Year of Water Quality Reckoning, National Imperative is Impeded
- by Circle of Blue

Law and policy treat farms as special class of polluter.

Testing the waters: How groups monitor toxic algae in the absence of state testing
- by Wisconsin Watch

Toxic algae can sicken people and animals. Few states have routine testing programs to check, so some volunteer groups are stepping in to fill that gap.

Great Lakes News Collaborative nets US Water Prize
- by GLN Editor

Great Lakes Now and its partners in the Great Lake News Collaborative received a national journalism award for coverage of water issues in the Great Lakes.

Coal ash 101: Everything you need to know about this toxic waste
- by Sruthi Gopalakrishnan

Here are the basics that will help you understand this looming threat.

Farms in Six Southeast Michigan Counties Are Major Sources of Lake Erie Toxic Blooms
- by Circle of Blue

Water sampling finds no reduction in bloom-producing nutrients.

Energy News Roundup: New climate laws impact states, energy bill assistance in Illinois
- by Kathy Johnson

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

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