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remedies for harmful algal blooms are available in law and practice

Remedies for Harmful Algal Blooms Are Available in Law and Practice

Remedies for Harmful Algal Blooms Are Available in Law and Practice

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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lake eries failed algae strategy hurts poor communities the most

Lake Erie’s Failed Algae Strategy Hurts Poor Communities the Most

Lake Erie’s Failed Algae Strategy Hurts Poor Communities the Most

By Laura Gersony, 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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getting eriesponsible about lake eries future

Getting ‘Eriesponsible’ about Lake Erie’s future

Along the shores of Lake Erie, a Northeast Ohio grassroots effort is underway. A small non-profit called Eriesponsible is doing its part to help keep the lake free of marine debris and raising awareness to protect the health of Lake Erie for generations to come. Read the full story by WKYC-TV – Cleveland, OH. Read…

farms in six southeast michigan counties are major sources of lake erie toxic blooms

Farms in Six Southeast Michigan Counties Are Major Sources of Lake Erie Toxic Blooms

Farms in Six Southeast Michigan Counties Are Major Sources of Lake Erie Toxic Blooms

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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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.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

danger looms where toxic algae blooms

Danger Looms Where Toxic Algae Blooms

Danger Looms Where Toxic Algae Blooms

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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first in decades a new great lakes freighter joins fleet

First in decades, a new Great Lakes freighter joins fleet

First in decades, a new Great Lakes freighter joins fleet

For the first time in decades, a new bulk freighter has been built on and launched on the Great Lakes.

The Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Company in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin unveiled the Mark W. Barker earlier this year after spending nearly three years constructing it. The vessel was commissioned by Cleveland-based Interlake Steamship Company which currently operates about a dozen ships.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

the erie situation and beyond

“The Erie Situation – and beyond”

“The Erie Situation – and beyond”

Whether you go out on a boat, to a beach or get your drinking water from Lake Erie, you know harmful algal blooms are a problem.

But these mucky, green blooms are not limited to the southernmost of the Great Lakes. The blooms are a bigger threat in the northernmost lake, the connectors like the Detroit River and Lake St.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

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