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April 18th 2014

Weekly News Roundup: White Nose, Microbeads, Pipelines, and More

Hey everyone. In case you missed it, here are some of the stories from the past week in Great Lakes conservation. WGN TV reports efforts by the Illinois legislature to ban microbeads from commercial products. Microbeads, tiny grains of plastic … Continue reading

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April 11th 2014

Weekly News Roundup: Wolves, Farm Bill, and More

Hey everyone. In case you missed it, here are some of the stories from the past week in Great Lakes conservation.   The Mining Journal reports that park officials on Isle Royale are considering potential strategies for managing the island’s … Continue reading

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June 25th 2013

The Health of the Great Lakes in the News

Several news stories about the health of the Great Lakes have been coming out over the past week. The EPA announced $2.2 million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funds for cleaning up the St. Louis River estuary in northeastern Minnesota. … Continue reading

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December 16th 2011

Settlement will bolster Chicago River restoration

Efforts to clean up the Chicago River took a huge step forward this week, when the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago settled a Clean Water Act lawsuit that will end its longstanding habit of using the river as … Continue reading

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December 13th 2011

Newspapers calling for faster action on Asian carp

The rally cry for faster action on Asian carp continues to grow, with more newspapers calling on federal officials to speed up efforts to keep the menacing fish from invading the Great Lakes.

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