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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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March 13th 2015

Weekly News Roundup: Harmful Algal Blooms, Isle Royale, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes conservation news: The Ohio House has unanimously passed a bill seeking to curb farmland runoff that can generate harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie, reports the Columbus Dispatch. Environmental groups … Continue reading

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March 6th 2015

Weekly News Roundup: Microbeads, Watershed Restoration, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes conservation news:   The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee is considering a bipartisan bill that would ban the sale and distribution of microbeads, reports the Detroit Free Press. Microbeads, … Continue reading

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February 13th 2015

Weekly News Roundup: GLRI, Harmful Algal Blooms, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes restoration news: The Columbus Dispatch reports on the opposition from conservation groups, including the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition, to President Obama‚Äôs proposed funding cuts to the Great Lakes Restoration … Continue reading

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