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Supporters and opponents of a Line 5 tunnel make comments to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is ready to review the environmental impacts of a proposed tunnel under the Straits of Mackinac.
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Why did the salamander cross the road?-
Marquette’s blue-spotted salamanders inspire a city’s conservation efforts.
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On Isle Royale, fate of summer cabins pits nature against family history-
After a decade of debate between cabin users and those who object to their exclusive hold on public property, park officials are crafting long-term plans for the roughly 200 rustic cabins, outhouses, park buildings and other structures that speckle the shores of Isle Royale and its out-islands in Lake Superior.
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Regulators: No Enbridge Line 5 tunnel decision without more safety info-
Michigan regulators say they need more evidence about safety, engineering and fire and explosion risks before deciding whether to let Enbridge Energy move its Line 5 petroleum pipeline into a tunnel beneath the Straits of Mackinac.
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Ohio company will pay nearly $250K for Michigan fish kill-
A paper mill in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has agreed to pay nearly $250,000 to settle an investigation of a fish kill in the Escanaba River, state regulators said.
Year in Review 2021: The two-beer bear and other Lake Huron canine adventures-
Great Lakes travel in 2021 meant road trips, island encounters and a lot of fetch on the beach with my dog, Cal.
Pictured Rocks to begin charging 1st entrance fee in March-
Park officials announced Monday that the park along Lake Superior will start charging visitor fees starting March 1, 2022, and that camping fees and lighthouse tour fees will increase as of Jan. 1.
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EPA gives $3.7M to protect endangered Lake Superior’s Buffalo Reef-
The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative has awarded $3.7 million to efforts to restore the Buffalo Reef in Lake Superior. The money is going toward a dredging operation.