Pollution changing fish in 16 rivers all reaching the Great Lakes 

By Guest Contributor A river that once caught fire is once again among those under the microscope for pollution pouring into the Great Lakes, researchers say. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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People can once again kill cormorants

By Steven Maier The controversial waterfowl can destroy habitats and property, but researchers say cormorant culls can hurt the other bird species they’re meant to protect. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Michigan educators push for more science and math opportunities for girls

By Guest Contributor There is a nationwide push to recruit more women for jobs involving science, technology, engineering and math. But it’s tough to achieve change. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Citizen panel helps mid-Michigan town recover from decades of contamination

By Jack Nissen It’s taken one of the country’s most active advisory groups to see progress. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Are Michigan roads ready for self-driving cars?

By Guest Contributor How can a state that can’t patch potholes make roads smart enough for self-driving cars? Experts and the state’s transportation director discuss what it will take to prepare infrastructure for a human-driverless future. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Climate change threatens maple trees — and syrup

By Guest Contributor Scientists say climate change affects everything from weather patterns to animal migrations. And now, a popular breakfast condiment could be at risk as well – maple syrup. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Trails built, growers boosted with rural development grants

By Guest Contributor New grants for rural projects are going to Michigan towns. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Where the Great Lakes Compact ends and Wisconsin law begins

By Guest Contributor Why the Waukesha and Foxconn water diversions involve different rules. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Increasing the effect of environmental laws on the Great Lakes

By Guest Contributor Successful management of wildlife throughout the Great Lakes states requires a high level of compliance with environmental laws, says Ethan Shirley, a masters and Juris Doctor candidate in MSU’s College of Law. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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How stinky can garbage get before someone gets mad? Ask High Acres.

By Guest Contributor A New York landfill recently recognized for its commitment to the environment and community is now under fire from state regulators Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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