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April 10th 2015

Weekly News Roundup: Dredging, Pollution Control, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes conservation news:   Ohio has sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, reports the Columbus Dispatch, claiming that the federal agency should be cover the cost of storing dredged sediment … Continue reading

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April 3rd 2015

Weekly News Roundup: Wildlife Habitat, Dredging, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes conservation news: The US Fish and Wildlife Service is awarding over $10 million to the Great Lakes states for wildlife habitat restoration and protection, according to Great Lakes Echo. The … Continue reading

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March 27th 2015

Weekly News Roundup: Land Use Change, Invasive Sea Lampreys, and More

In case you missed the past week in Great Lakes conservation news: The Detroit Free Press reports that the EPA has designated a new Michigan Superfund site, prioritizing cleanup operations at the DCS McLouth Steel plant. The site poses the … Continue reading

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March 20th 2015

Weekly News Roundup: Microbeads, Algal Blooms, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes conservation news:   The Associated Press reports that the Wisconsin Senate has passed a bill banning microbeads, small pieces of plastic often found in personal care products that can accumulate … Continue reading

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March 19th 2015

NOAA Report Highlights Changes in Great Lakes Region Land Use

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released a report on land cover change in the Great Lakes region. The report analyzes trends in land use change between 1996 and 2010 and the results underscore the need for programs like … Continue reading

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