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Senate unanimously passes legislation to halt proposed Canadian nuclear waste facility

Reposted from Senator Phil Pavlov, Michigan’s 25th State Senate District Pavlov, Green seek immediate IJC and GLC intervention to protect lakes
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The Michigan Senate unanimously approved measures Wednesday to stop the construction of a Canadian nuclear waste dump on the shores of Lake Huron and strengthen Michigan’s protection of ...   Read More »

New Great Lakes conservation initiative announced

Bay City, Mich. – The Great Lakes have been designated as a Critical Conservation Area, which means the region will be eligible for increased funding from the Regional Conservation Partnership Program under the new Farm Bill.

The announcement was made this afternoon by Sen. Debbie Stabenow (MI), chairwoman of the ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Commission tackles water levels, dredging backlog, Waukesha diversion and oil transportation

Milwaukee, Wis. The Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission, which concluded yesterday in Milwaukee, featured spirited dialogue on water levels, the growing dredging backlog on the Great Lakes, which is impeding commercial and recreational navigation, and an action item to tackle the potential benefits and risks of oil ...   Read More »

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