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Quiz: What Great Lakes invasive species are you?
- by Natasha Blakely

Since the 1800s, at least 25 non-native fish species have entered the Great Lakes.

PFAS News Roundup: New compound in Artic seawater, Michigan and NY set new rules
- by Samantha Cantie

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

Drinking Water News Roundup: lead in Pittsburgh, NY stream protection bill
- by Emily Simroth

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

Groups hope NY rules get pollutants out of drinking water
- by The Associated Press

New York has also approved maximum contaminant levels for industrial chemicals PFOA and PFOS.

Growing Support: Mott Foundation funds Great Lakes Now’s programming, reporting, engagement work
- by GLN Editor

The monthly show “Great Lakes Now” launched in April 2019.

Review Underway: Will IJC’s efforts be enough for flooded shoreline municipalities?
- by Samantha Cantie

Plan 2014 is a water level regulation plan, implemented in January 2017, for the Lake Ontario-St.Lawrence River system.

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.

Court: Flint class-action can proceed over lead in water
- by The Associated Press

The lawsuit names then-Gov. Rick Snyder, two former Flint government managers and public agencies.

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.

Multi-million dollar grant funds study of Great Lakes aquaculture
- by Great Lakes Echo

The collaborative will study how much consumers would pay for local fish and emphasize buying local.

Enbridge contractor vessels may have bumped pipeline support
- by The Associated Press

Four of the five likeliest suspects were Enbridge contractors doing maintenance or geotechnical work.

Priority Shift: Chicago mayor sets environmental sights on neglected communities
- by Gary Wilson

But her stance on leadership on Great Lakes issues remains unclear.