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New laws and tech are changing the tides for hydroelectricity in Indiana-
The state has historically struggled with infrastructure for hydropower. But Hoosiers might soon have the chance to expand their share of this steadily growing renewable energy.02
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In Minnesota, the PolyMet mine pits renewable energy needs against tribes and the EPA-
The PolyMet Mining Corporation has been locked in a battle to open Minnesota’s first copper-sulfide mine for over 17 years.
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Energy shift creates opening for ‘world’s largest batteries’-
The hydropower industry considers pumped storage the best answer to a question hovering over the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy to address climate change: where to get power when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing.
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Great Lakes platform helps connect green investors with regional projects-
The Great Lakes Impact Investment Platform features 40 projects representing nearly $4.5 billion in investment opportunities, including household energy efficiency retrofits, coal mine reclamation and solar development.
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Sustainable Shipping: The Port of Montreal’s role as the Great Lakes’ green gateway-
The Port of Montreal is one of two ports with a perfect score under Green Marine’s sustainability certification program. As such a large and critically positioned port, Montreal also has arguably more money to spend on sustainability initiatives than many other ports.
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Sustainable Shipping: At the Port of Milwaukee the wind blows toward a greener future-
In Milwaukee, the port’s wind turbine has been a great source of success, but despite efforts, the port struggles to change its image with the public.
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Energy News Roundup: Illinois Senate votes on energy plan, Enbridge protests in Minnesota, Solar-Panel factory in Ohio-
Catch the latest in Great Lakes energy news in Great Lakes Now’s fortnightly headline roundup.
Clean megaprojects divide surprise group: environmentalists-
While environmental groups agree on the need for clean power sources, there are deep disputes about the wisdom of projects that will impose their own impact on the environment.
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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?