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More from “Poisonous Ponds: Tackling Toxic Coal Ash”-
Keep up with more coal ash news from the “Poisonous Ponds: Tackling Toxic Coal Ash” project.00
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Great Lakes News Collaborative nets US Water Prize-
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.
Year in Review 2021: Change is good, really, and proof is in the Great Lakes pudding-
Changes in staffing, content and partnerships have led to an evolution in what Great Lakes Now looks like, and News Director Natasha Blakely reflects on those changes.
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Lightfoot’s Actions on Environmental Campaign Promises Are Off to a Slow Start-
Chicago mayor says budget constraints have cooled her ambitious plans. Her 2020 budget includes no new funding for additional pollution inspectors.
Fighting invasive species on one island led to plan for all-
Michigan researchers recently created a series of steps to show people how to rid Great Lakes islands of plants and animals that invade their ecosystems.
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PFAS at Niagara Falls airbase-
The Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station ranks seventh on a list of the 100 U.S. military sites most contaminated with PFAS, according to a report issued by the Environmental Working Group.
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Green Bay ‘Resilience Coordinator’ Would Help City Mitigate Flooding, Fight Climate Change-
Green Bay, Wisconsin, Mayor Eric Genrich has proposed a new position in his 2020 budget to help the city deal with the effects of climate change.
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Advocates banking on new Illinois coal ash law to protect rivers and wells-
Amid federal uncertainty, two of Illinois’ most notorious coal ash storage sites will likely test new cleanup rules adopted this year.
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17 states sue feds over Endangered Species Act rules-
Seventeen states, including Illinois, Michigan, New York and Pennsylvania, sued the Trump administration Wednesday to block rules weakening the Endangered Species Act, saying the changes would make it tougher to protect wildlife even in the midst of a global extinction crisis.