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The virus can be detected in infected people’s feces – sometimes even before they begin exhibiting symptoms.
Many parks and public areas are opening – with restrictions.
Milwaukee’s Walnut Way neighborhood has gradually transformed from lifeless parcels to green space.
This year’s Earth Day is a special one, and not just because it’s the 50th anniversary of the event.
Great Lakes Now is sharing work from our partners in a project on what climate change means for Great Lakes cities. Here is the initial piece in the series.
Some Great Lakes cities and states are ahead of the game when it comes to ending water shutoffs during the COVID-19 crisis. Others aren’t.
The public can continue to enjoy aquariums, museums and centers as the facilities close buildings. But starting March 25, Parks Canada is closing all national parks.
In major lakeside cities around the Great Lakes, there isn’t a clear answer on who handles oversight of industrial storage facilities.
Assembly Republicans hastily put together a bill addressing PFAS contamination and pushed it through to the Senate early Friday morning, just before adjourning for the year.
Ten of the 13 bills passed unanimously. Despite the broad support, it’s not clear whether they all will pass the Republican-controlled Senate which has yet to schedule them for a vote.
High winds and flooding caused significant damage along the Lake Michigan shoreline. Three Wisconsin counties earlier this week reported a combined $30 million in damage to public infrastructure.
The new bill would allocate $7.7 million over two years toward efforts to slow contamination and clean up polluted areas.
Doing the assessments will help determine whether communities may qualify for federal aid to help them rebuild, the governor said.