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New Administration Moves Quickly on Environmental Front

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Moving on all fronts, Trump administration has several ways to affect environmental regulations and policy. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Clean Water, Climate Change, Energy, Environmental Legislation, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation, Public Policy

Great Lakes Compact Worked as Designed in Diversion Approval

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Great Lakes water diversion to Wisconsin city outside the Great Lakes Basin supported by science and the Great Lakes Compact. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Water, Environmental Protection Agency, Great Lakes

Ballast Water Bill at Risk of Becoming Law Without Debate

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Federal legislators try to insert weaker ballast discharge regulations into defense budget, which may pave the way for more invasive species in the Great Lakes. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Water, Environmental Legislation, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation, Great Lakes, Invasive Species

Report Measures Impact of Renewable Portfolio Standard

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Michigan's Legislators should consider the increasingly positive business case for supporting the state's Renewable Portfolio Standard before acting to roll it back or eliminate it outright. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Clean Water, Climate Change, Energy, Environmental Legislation, Greenhouse Gases, Public Policy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability

EPA Considers Adding 30 Potential Water Contaminants it Regulates

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Our access to drinking water is almost assumed, but how do we know it is safe? Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Water, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation

Michigan, Neighboring Governments Work to Reduce Lake Erie Pollution

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Michigan, Ohio and Ontario work together to stop emission of contaminants that feed algae blooms in Lake Erie. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Water, MDEQ, Waste Water

Chesapeake Bay Decision Holds Potential Ramifications for Great Lakes' Water Quality Regulation

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Federal court upholds Chesapeake Bay multi-state water quality regulations, which may be a model for future Great Lakes regulations. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Water, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation, Great Lakes

Michigan's Water Heritage Project Advances State's Environmental Message

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The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Office of the Great Lakes prepared a 30-year plan to harness and protect Michigan’s significant and valuable water resources Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Water, MDEQ, Sustainability

EPA Report on Fracking, Drinking Water Lays Groundwork for More Study

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Supporters and opponents of fracking can all find something they like in the EPA’s draft report on its assessment on the effect of fracking on drinking water resources. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Water, Environmental Protection Agency, Fracking, Public Policy

Muddied Waters: What CAN be Regulated Under Clean Water Act?

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In a much anticipated rulemaking, EPA has defined what waters are regulated under the Clean Water Act, and not everyone is happy. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Water, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation
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