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Michigan lawmakers pledge ‘full support’ for reopening Palisades nuclear plant-
The push to repower the shuttered Palisades nuclear power plant has momentum in Lansing, with a bipartisan caucus pledging support for the plant’s revival.00
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Energy News Roundup: Illinois house passes ethics bill, EPA rule in Indiana-
Catch the latest in Great Lakes energy news in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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Bill aims to allow backyard wildlife feeding, but critics fear deer disease-
State Rep. Ken Borton wants to allow recreational wildlife and bird feeding to be protected. He said the intent is to allow feeding of squirrels and other small animals. But state wildlife officials say that would encourage deer and elk to congregate, spreading disease.
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With lawsuits stalled in Michigan, Nessel seeks Line 5 shutdown in Wisconsin-
The attorney general on Wednesday filed a brief in Wisconsin federal court supporting a Native American tribe’s effort to shut down the Line 5 pipeline over fears of a rupture into a river that runs through tribal land.
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More fallout from Midland dam failures: blood-sucking parasites in rivers-
The Edenville and Sanford dams once blocked invasive lampreys from entering upstream rivers. But the 2020 dam failures provided an opening, and lamprey now threaten native fish. Regulators say they have a plan.
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Once beset by industrial pollution, Rouge River on a slow path to recovery-
Thanks to the Clean Water Act, the Rouge is no longer a dumping ground for industrial waste. But its gains are fragile and incomplete, with contaminants still soiling the river bottom and the fish that returned to its waters.
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Flush with cash, Michigan lawmakers try again to pass state septic code-
Democratic lawmakers want to end Michigan’s “shameful” reign as the only state without a statewide code to prevent leaky systems from fouling lakes, rivers and groundwater.