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Green infrastructure job trainings aim to support growing field | Great Lakes Now

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Green infrastructure job trainings aim to support growing field

By Elinor Epperson, Michigan Public

The Great Lakes News Collaborative includes Bridge Michigan; Circle of Blue; Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television; Michigan Public, Michigan’s NPR News Leader; and The Narwhal who work together to bring audiences news and information about the impact of climate change, pollution, and aging infrastructure on the Great Lakes and drinking water.

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Energy News Roundup: Climate change, energy transition are transforming the Great Lakes Region | Great Lakes Now

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Energy News Roundup: Climate change, energy transition are transforming the Great Lakes Region

Those living near the Palisades nuclear power plant in Southwest Michigan remain divided over plans to resurrect it. The proposed recommissioning would be the first for a retired nuclear plant in the United States — but could pave the way for more. At a recent meeting in Benton Harbor that marked the opening of a federal public comment period, some of the plant’s neighbors said they were excited about the jobs it would bring back or the low-carbon electricity it would send flowing back onto the grid.

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Owen Sound Sun Times

A group of artists and business owners inject a pop of colour and fun into Meaford’s downtown

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A group of business people, property owners and community members with an artistic sensibility have banded together to help inject some colour and life into Meaford’s downtown. Meaford Downtown is a new non-profit organization dedicated to rejuvenating Meaford’s downtown core and harbourfront. Funded wholly by donations, and independent of the municipal government, chamber of commerce […]

Columnists London Free Press

Boley: Head’s up – what goes up in space must come down

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Aaron Boley, University of British Columbia and Samantha Lawler, University of Regina In late April, farmers in Saskatchewan stumbled upon spacecraft fragments while preparing their fields for seeding. It sounds like the beginning of a science fiction movie, but this really happened, sending a powerful warning: it is only a matter of time before someone […]