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Urban areas around the Midwest struggle with food deserts and dense populations, a problem exacerbated by climate change impacts and the conversion of farmlands to residential developments. However, a potential solution can be found in hydroponics facilities being established in cities around the Great Lakes region like Detroit, Cleveland, Toronto and Chicago.
By Kari Lydersen, Energy News Network
This story was first published on the Energy News Network and was republished here with permission.
A recent state procurement formalizes plans to put solar and storage on the site of several retired coal plants. The owners will receive grants and higher-value renewable energy credits to finance the projects.
Tornado damage survey teams were investigating in western Bruce County Wednesday as cleanup efforts continued in the region following a severe summer storm that blew into Grey-Bruce, toppling and uprooting trees, damaging structures and facilities and knocking out power to thousands. “This was probably a Top 5 event for me in Ontario. I think if […]
Grey County is working with its licenced child-care providers to help them decide if they will opt in or out of the new Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Program designed to lower the child-care fees parents pay. Grey County Children’s Services Manager Tara Cockerill provided an update to county council on Thursday on the […]
Wellington and Perth County OPP are investigating several incidents where Pride decorations have been destroyed.
‘This has been hugely humbling’