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us high court asked to undo indiana lake michigan ruling

US high court asked to undo Indiana Lake Michigan ruling

Three property owners with land along northwest Indiana’s Lake Michigan shoreline have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to undo a 2018 ruling by Indiana’s high court which declared that the shoreline is owned by the state for the public’s enjoyment. Read the full story by The Associated Press. Read the full story Tags: Daily News,…

in a year of water quality reckoning national imperative is impeded

In A Year of Water Quality Reckoning, National Imperative is Impeded

In A Year of Water Quality Reckoning, National Imperative is Impeded

By Keith Schneider, Circle of Blue

The Great Lakes News Collaborative includes Bridge Michigan; Circle of Blue; Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television; and Michigan Radio, Michigan’s NPR News Leader; who work together to bring audiences news and information about the impact of climate change, pollution, and aging infrastructure on the Great Lakes and drinking water.

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testing the waters how groups monitor toxic algae in the absence of state testing

Testing the waters: How groups monitor toxic algae in the absence of state testing

Testing the waters: How groups monitor toxic algae in the absence of state testing

This article, first posted here, was republished with permission from Wisconsin Watch.

By Eva Tesfaye, Harvest Public Media

This story is a product of the Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk, an editorially independent reporting network based at the University of Missouri School of Journalism in partnership with Report For America and funded by the Walton Family Foundation. 

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energy news roundup new climate laws impact states energy bill assistance in illinois

Energy News Roundup: New climate laws impact states, energy bill assistance in Illinois

Energy News Roundup: New climate laws impact states, energy bill assistance in Illinois

Keep up with energy-related developments in the Great Lakes area with Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.

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Illinois:

  • New climate laws offer Illinois residents a chance to save around 70% on rooftop solar — Chicago Tribune

Starting this week, the new federal Inflation Reduction Act combined with the Illinois Climate and Equitable Jobs Act will bring the average cost for residential solar installations from $25,000 down to approximately $7,500.

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drinking water news roundup steps to ensure safe drinking water indigenous business leaders raise awareness

Drinking Water News Roundup: Steps to ensure safe drinking water, Indigenous business leaders raise awareness

Drinking Water News Roundup: Steps to ensure safe drinking water, Indigenous business leaders raise awareness

From lead pipes to PFAS, drinking water contamination is a major issue plaguing cities and towns all around the Great Lakes. Cleaning up contaminants and providing safe water to everyone is an ongoing public health struggle.

Keep up with drinking water-related developments in the Great Lakes area.

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Illinois:

  • Illinois prisons have unsafe water, groups warn – Chicago Sun-Times

Water at Illinois state prisons is contaminated with toxic metals and other potentially harmful contaminants, including the bacteria that causes Legionnaires disease, a coalition of activists said Thursday, urging Gov.

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