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Nonprofit buys 31,000 forested acres by Copper Harbor to keep land public-
The Nature Conservancy, a global environmental group, has paid a New York hedge fund more than $27 million for part of the land, with another purchase to come.00
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Water woes loom for Michigan suburbs, towns after decades of disinvestment-
Michigan cities rich and poor, big and small have been delaying maintenance on their water systems for decades. Now, even wealthy towns are suffering the consequences of past reluctance to pay for water system upkeep.
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New Ohio law eases state regulation of some streams-
State regulation of streams that flow temporarily after rainfall will be restricted under legislation signed into law by Republican Gov. Mike DeWine.
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What’s missing from Doug Ford’s proposed expansion of the Ontario Greenbelt-
The Ontario government initially planned more ambitious additions to the Greenbelt. But after pushback from cities and industry, what’s left are a series of river valleys that were already protected.