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Flint's Contaminated Drinking Water is Third Water Threat For Michigan Governor

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Residents put at risk by ideology, misguided decisions. Photo…

Great Lakes Water Quality Remains in Spotlight in 2015

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Safe drinking water tops list of concerns. Photo © J.…

Great Lakes Oil Pipeline Not ‘Vital’, Report Finds

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Twin oil pipelines running below the Straits of Mackinac are…

Great Lakes States Take Halting Steps Toward Water Protections

Governments in the nation’s most water-rich region are responding…

Lawsuit Asks For Regulations To Address Underwater Oil Pipeline Spills

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National Wildlife Federation says federal agency has allowed…

Line 5 Pipeline Task Force Highlights Weakness in Enbridge Management

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Pipeline owner criticized for lapses in inspection and disclosure.

Michigan Pipeline Task Force Sets Stage for Line 5 Closure

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Report calls for independent analysis of the risks, alternatives, and cost of a big oil spill in the Mackinac Straits.

Great Lakes Line 5 Oil Pipeline Safety Study Nears

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Michigan will reveal information about energy-transport network under the Straits of Mackinac.

The Science Communication Challenge

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Circle of Blue intern Connor Bebb explains his passion for sharing information about our most important shared resource — water.

Toxic Algae Blooms Prompt Clean-Up Commitment from Great Lakes Governors

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State and provincial leaders act to end danger to Lake Erie, which has suffered from a resurgence of nutrient pollution and toxic algae outbreaks over the past decade.

Water, Food, and Ecuador

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From New York to Chicago to South America, Circle of Blue intern Miranda Cawley describes what drew her to the water-food-energy nexus.

A Discussion With Lana Pollack, U.S. Chair of the International Joint Commission

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Lana Pollack, U.S. Chair of the IJC, talks with Circle of Blue last month in Chicago about some of the most pressing issues in the Great Lakes region.