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Michigan dams need ‘immediate attention’ to prevent next failure-
A state task force has determined 86 recommendations released Thursday, identifying a host of regulatory, legal and funding fixes for aging dams and to boost dam safety.00
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Cross-border Concerns: Biden administration a new opportunity for Canadian cooperation over Great Lakes-
What could future stewardship in the Great Lakes look like for Canada and the new U.S. administration?
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Youth climate activists want an official seat at the table in Biden’s White House-
Young climate activists were key players in Joe Biden’s November victory. But will Biden give them decision-making power?
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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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Deja vu — former Michigan elected official leads national energy policy, again-
A Senate committee approved former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s nomination as Secretary of Energy by a 13-4 vote on Feb. 3. A full Senate vote is pending.
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Indiana lawmakers debate environmental regulation, rollbacks-
While some measures could bring reductions to Indiana’s carbon emissions and make stricter penalties for polluters, others would spur regulatory rollbacks that could have long-lasting and damaging effects.
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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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EPA Nominee Regan Touts Collaboration during Senate Confirmation Hearing-
North Carolina’s top environmental regulator would seek “common ground” if confirmed in the federal role.
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Biden environmental challenge: Filling vacant scientist jobs-
Employment data shows more than 670 science jobs lost at the EPA, 150 at the U.S. Geological Survey and 231 at the Fish and Wildlife Service.