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Multi-state group prepares Great Lakes basin for effects of climate change-
The Great Lakes Commission has a plan to guide the states and provinces surrounding the Great Lakes toward protecting their communities from the climate-change damage.
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Biden’s signature advances major projects in water bill-
Biden signed a bill that directs the Army Corps of Engineers on infrastructure projects to protect against storms worsened by climate change.
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How to steer money for drinking water and sewer upgrades to the communities that need it most-
If this funding is managed smartly, we believe it can start to right these wrongs.
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Drinking Water News Roundup: New water infrastructure funding, projects, programs-
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with drinking water in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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As septic pollution roils Higgins Lake, Michigan lawmakers consider reform-
A bill would require inspection of septic systems when homes are sold. It’s meant to address worries that old systems are failing.
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Some cities could be left behind on lead pipe replacements-
In many cities, no one knows where the lead pipes lie underground.
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24 states get $560M for high-priority cleanup of wells-
The Interior Department is giving 24 states a total of $560 million to start cleaning high-priority derelict oil and gas wells abandoned on state and private land.
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New laws make it easier for communities to access state financing for water infrastructure-
Bipartisan legislation to help cities get money to fix their water systems has been signed by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.