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Daily Herald: In Transit: App for Route 53 Extension Feedback Takes Flak

September 3, 2018 In Transit: App for Route 53 Extension Feedback Takes Flak  By Marni Pyke If the Founding Fathers had used Poll Everywhere at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia — would the final result be a better Constitution? It might have depended on how fast they could type. Illinois tollway consultants are using Poll Everywhere,

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Detroit Free Press OpEd: President Trump’s War on the Great Lakes

  August 30, 2018 President Trump’s War on the Great Lakes OpEd By Howard Learner Summertime reminds us that the Great Lakes are a great natural treasure. Forty-two million people rely on this freshwater for safe drinking water supplies, but it’s more than that. The Great Lakes is where we live, work and play. President Donald

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Indy Star: Trump EPA’s New Energy Plan Tries to Save Coal Industry, but Puts Public Health at Risk

by Sarah Bowman Under a new federal energy proposal aimed at dismantling Obama-era limits on greenhouse gas emissions, Indiana utilities could scrap plans to shut down several coal-fired power plants. It’s unclear how the utilities will react if the plan released Tuesday by the Environmental Protection Agency is eventually adopted, but advocates and opponents are

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Detroit News: Environmental groups sue U.S. Coast Guard over Great Lakes oil spill response plans

by Beth LeBlanc Two environmental groups are suing the U.S. Coast Guard for its admitted inability to respond adequately to a Great Lakes oil spill and, by extension, the lawsuit seeks to invalidate the response plans for facilities such as Enbridge, which operates Line 5 beneath the Straits of Mackinac. The lawsuit filed Wednesday in

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