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Associated Press: Algae Leads to ‘Impaired’ Designation for Western Lake Erie

Algae Leads to ‘Impaired’ Designation for Western Lake Erie By John Seewer TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio, for the first time, is designating the entire western end of Lake Erie as an impaired waterway because of the toxic algae that has fouled drinking water and closed beaches in recent years, officials said Thursday. The shallowest

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Michigan Radio, NPR: What Will Replace Coal?

Michigan Radio, NPR What Will Replace Coal? By Tracy Samilton The President of the United States says coal is coming back, but in reality coal is going away. The fight is over what will replace it. Even utilities are dumping coal. In Michigan, DTE Energy wants to shut down three coal-burning power plants and replace

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin Wants Break from Ozone Rules in Advance of Foxconn Development

Wisconsin Wants Break from Trump Administration on Ozone Rules in Advance of Foxconn Development By Lee Bergquist Despite evidence that southeast Wisconsin is violating new and tougher emissions standards for smog, state officials are asking the Trump administration to set aside a recent federal finding and conclude the state is complying with the law. Falling short of

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Great Lakes Today: Big Week of Great Lakes News

Wrapping up Big Week of Great Lakes News By Elizabeth Miller Over 100 advocates for the Great Lakes are in Washington D.C. this week, lobbying Congress to continue its bipartisan support on issues including pollution clean-up and drinking water protection. This year’s Great Lakes Day is similar to last year’s – it has a lot

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