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Energy News Roundup: New Indiana nuclear bill, Ontario doubles down on natural gas, Minnesota company credits renewables for low rates-
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Drinking Water News Roundup: Toxic algae blooms in Indiana, First Nations $8B settlement, Wisconsin lead pipe replacement funding-
Catch the latest drinking water updates with Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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Public Perception: When it comes to nuclear waste in the Great Lakes region, what counts as safe?-
Nuclear waste storage is a controversial aspect of the energy and sustainability conversation. Here’s what nuclear engineer Denia Djokić told Great Lakes Now about the issues and science.
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Study: Fish can recover from mercury pollution faster than thought-
The 15 years of studying mercury impacts in a small northern Ontario lake culminated in some unexpected results.
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Filter Fix: Study shows washing machine filters keep harmful microfibers out of the Great Lakes-
The Ontario study found a 41% reduction in both microplastic and cotton fibers in wastewater for people who were using the filter.
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Mapping the Great Lakes: Find out if Lake Huron water ends up in your faucet-
Where do we get our water? It’s a critically important and highly regulated question, yet it took some digging to find the answers.
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Farm Protection: Ontario invests in projects to help farms improve Great Lakes water quality-
More than $2.5 million was awarded from the Ontario government to 19 projects that ranged from green infrastructure projects to helping spread good land management practices.
Feature HomepageFish, Birds and AnimalsLake HuronLatest NewsNewsOntarioResearch, Data and TechnologySharon Oosthoek
Animal Check: New project to monitor aquatic species that live near proposed nuclear storage sites-
Nuclear Waste Management Organization and the University of Guelph this summer began a new project to help understand the potential environmental impact of the proposed underground nuclear waste storage sites.
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Great Lakes Moment: International wetlands treaty turns 50-
Most regions throughout the world would be happy to have one wetland of international importance, but the region that includes southeast Michigan and southwest Ontario is notable for having three.