A little more than a year ago the nation’s media outlets, including Great Lakes Now, were reporting on the widespread closures and restrictions being enacted across Great Lakes states. There were complete or partial closures and restrictions at nearly all public parks, preserves and other lakes-related facilities. Bars, restaurants and many stores and businesses were locking their doors.
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A group of Democratic lawmakers on Thursday urged the Biden administration to enact emergency protections for gray wolves in the U.S. West in response to Republican-backed state laws that make it easier to kill the predators.
PFAS, short for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are a group of widespread man-made chemicals that don’t break down in the environment or the human body and have been flagged as a major contaminant in sources of water across the country.
Keep up with PFAS-related developments in the Great Lakes area.
Grey Bruce Health Unit reported seven new cases of COVID-19 and 36 associated high-risk contacts Saturday. These cases were found across Grey-Bruce: Kincardine, 2; Saugeen Shores, 2; and one each in Chatsworth, Grey Highlands and Meaford. Now 34 active cases are being followed by health unit staff, on top of 350 high-risk contacts of known […]