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Environmental Justice: Michigan’s goal is to be a national leader-
Michigan public advocate talks to Great Lakes Now, saying Michigan wants to lead, play a role in Biden’s environmental justice plan.01
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Spotlight on Infrastructure: Policy executive talks new Biden plan, definitions of infrastructure-
A Chicago policy executive talked to Great Lakes Now about the Biden infrastructure plan and what a full partnership with the federal government could mean.
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Priority Shift: Great Lakes exec moves environmental justice to top of list-
Ending water shutoffs, redefining a restored Great Lakes displace legacy issues for president of the nonpartisan nonprofit Alliance for the Great Lakes.
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Air, Wind, Solar: In the Great Lakes region, energy stands out in President Biden’s efforts-
What sort of impact could President Biden’s executive orders and his various campaign promises have on the Great Lakes region?
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Senate confirms Fudge to lead housing agency, Regan for EPA-
The Senate confirmed Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development and North Carolina regulator Michael Regan to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
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Speaking of Water: How Can the Biden Administration Deliver on Environmental Justice Pledges?-
The Biden administration wants to correct a legacy of pollution and under-investment in low-income neighborhoods and communities of color. Two veterans of the U.S. environmental justice movement discuss how to do that.
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Excited about Biden: Detroit advocate hopeful on environmental justice progress after decades of inertia-
Michelle Martinez, acting executive director and statewide coordinator for Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition, spoke to Great Lakes Now about her history with Detroit, environmental justice and the new president.
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Rollbacks, Climate, Justice: Environmental attorney on Biden’s commitments, opportunities and challenges-
To help understand the policy and political challenges the new president-elect faces, Great Lakes Now talked with University of Detroit Mercy environmental law professor Nick Schroeck.
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Minority communities question election-year push by EPA-
Under President Donald Trump, the EPA has slashed support for some programs and regulatory protections benefiting disadvantaged communities.
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Policy Expert Q&A: Keep advocating with elected officials for safe drinking water-
University of Chicago Professor Sabina Shaikh is a senior lecturer and the director of the Program on the Global Environment at the university.