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Toronto and the Great Lakes

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Drinking Water News Roundup: Pennsylvania fracking oversight, lead plumbing standard, EPA water infrastructure grants
- by Emily Simroth

Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with drinking water in Great Lakes Now’s headline roundup.

Roller Coaster: Michigan’s long history with environmental contamination
- by John Hartig

This special column from John Hartig looks at 10 incidents of contamination in Michigan’s history.

Great Lakes Energy News Roundup: Lake Huron nuclear waste storage plan dropped, renewable energy in Midland
- by Ian Wendrow

Catch the latest in Great Lakes energy news in Great Lakes Now’s fortnightly headline roundup.

COVID-19 Comeback: Great Lakes businesses and scientists bounce back
- by Gary Wilson

Rules are relaxing, and business is picking back up for charter boats, freighters and scientists.

Drinking Water News Roundup: Well contamination, Montreal distributing lead filters, water protection project grants awarded
- by Emily Simroth

Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with drinking water in Great Lakes Now’s headline roundup.

Dam Investment: How does Michigan stack up against Great Lakes peers?
- by Gary Wilson

Failure brings scrutiny to EGLE dam safety program. Other states far surpass Michigan in investment.

Great Lakes Energy News Roundup: Hydrogen-from-nuclear plants, coal tar and diesel fuel barge beached, Line 3 in Minnesota
- by Ian Wendrow

Catch the latest in Great Lakes energy news in Great Lakes Now’s fortnightly headline roundup.

Shuttered Canada-US border highlights different approaches to the pandemic – and differences between the 2 countries
- by The Conversation

The closure of the U.S.-Canada border because of COVID-19 underscores a growing divide between the two countries.

Animal Quiz: What Great Lakes aquarium animal are you in quarantine?
- by Natasha Blakely

Take a breather from everything else going on in the world and try this lighthearted Great Lakes Now quiz.

Huge Interest: Aquatarium finds its feet during COVID-19 with virtual engagement
- by GLN Editor

Though Ontario’s Aquatarium is currently closed to the public, that hasn’t stopped staff from finding ways to engage with the public about the animals.

Sewage Check: Great Lakes researchers look to wastewater for data on COVID-19
- by Sharon Oosthoek

The virus can be detected in infected people’s feces – sometimes even before they begin exhibiting symptoms.

COVID-19 Next Steps: Great Lakes outdoor recreation begins move toward normalcy
- by James Proffitt

Many parks and public areas are opening – with restrictions.