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PFAS News Roundup: “Forever chemicals” in drinking water, common PFAS questions answered
- by Kathy Johnson

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

Scientists work to understand cause of Great Lakes earthquakes
- by Capri S. Cafaro

More sophisticated monitoring systems may contribute to the rise in recorded earthquakes, but that technology does not account for the underlying cause or variation in seismic magnitude.

Salamanders, Shipping and Shorelines: The Great Lakes Now Episode Quiz
- by Anna Sysling

Test your knowledge on how a town is saving salamanders, how Great Lakes ports fit into global shipping and some of the latest news around the region.

More Canada geese — and their poop — make Michigan home. Blame the heat.
- by Bridge Michigan

As Michigan winters warm, more geese are becoming full-time residents, rather than migrating further south. That’s convenient for the geese, but a plague on the park, golf course and beach visitors trying to evade their droppings. Solutions are limited.

Energy News Roundup: Indigenous communities take lead on energy projects, climate bill defeat impacts solar production
- by Kathy Johnson

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

Why did the salamander cross the road?
- by Greg King

Marquette’s blue-spotted salamanders inspire a city’s conservation efforts.

Will Michigan farmers voluntarily help reduce phosphorus loading into Lake Erie?
- by Michigan Radio

Public pressure is growing over toxic cyanobacteria blooms growing in the western basin of Lake Erie and other places in Michigan.

Mapping the Great Lakes: Carrying Cargo
- by Alex Hill

There are billions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of jobs in Great Lakes shipping.

Greening a home — and the next generation — in Wisconsin
- by Energy News Network

A group of Wisconsin high school students recently received first-hand experience helping to reduce a home’s carbon footprint as part of a project for their AP Environmental Science course.

To reduce harmful algal blooms and dead zones, the US needs a national strategy for regulating farm pollution
- by The Associated Press

The administration of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf asked the state’s high court Monday to weigh in on a legal battle over Pennsylvania’s plan to charge power plants for their emissions of planet-warming carbon dioxide.

Salamanders, Shipping and Shorelines – Episode 2207
- by GLN Editor

Saving salamanders, how Great Lakes ports fit into global shipping and The Catch.

New web scanning technology helps protect the Great Lakes from invasive species
- by Michigan Radio

Great Lakes officials are using tech to scan the web for businesses selling invasive species. The Great Lakes Commission is testing a web-crawler that scans for websites selling invasive species that could harm the Great Lakes.

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