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December 12th 2014

Weekly News Roundup: The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Harmful Algal Blooms, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes conservation news: The Detroit Free Press reports that the U.S. House has passed a bill continuing the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The bill will fund the GLRI at $300 million … Continue reading

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September 5th 2014

Weekly News Roundup: Aquatic Invasives, Lake Sturgeon, and More

New York State recently passed a law requiring all boats to be washed before entering New York waterways, reports the Star Gazette. The measure is intended to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species that can attach onto boats, such … Continue reading

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August 22nd 2014

Weekly News Roundup: Nutrient Runoff, Ash Borers, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes conservation news: The Toledo Blade reports that farmers in the counties surrounding western Lake Erie will receive government funds to help reduce fertilizer runoff. According to the Columbus Dispatch, reducing … Continue reading

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August 8th 2014

Weekly News Roundup: Harmful Algal Blooms and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lake conservation news: Efforts to address Toledo‚Äôs drinking water situation continue. The New York Times details some of the causes and history behind the harmful algal bloom outbreak. WKSU examines some … Continue reading

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July 25th 2014

Weekly News Roundup: Lake Pollution, Oil Pipelines, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes conservation news… The Associated Press reports that two Enbridge oil pipelines running through the Straits of Mackinac will receive additional support structures. This comes after the oil company acknowledged that … Continue reading

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