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Latest Daily News
Rep. Dan Kildee of Michigan’s 5th Congressional District is speaking out following reports that one of his office staff members was not allowed to participate in the EPA’s National Leadership Summit on PFAS. Read the full story by The Hill.
Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River are not likely to see a repeat of last summer’s high-water levels, but regulators are still trying to help things return to normal in the wake of heavy rains and snowmelt over the past year. Read the full story by North Country Public Radio.
A bevy of baby Blanding’s turtles made the slow plunge into their new home on a coastal plain of Lake Michigan this past week as part of a continuing effort to restore the population of the seemingly smiling turtle. Read the full story by the Daily Herald.
It’s one of the Great Lakes’ most enduring mysteries: What happened to Northwest Airlines Flight 2501? The Douglas DC4 carrying 58 people disappeared over Lake Michigan in 1950 and researchers who have spent years hunting for the plane’s remains set out again this spring. Read the full story by the Detroit Free Press.
The ship, the USS LST 393, was restored by veterans, their families and supporters and is now anchored in Muskegon, Michigan. Visitors from 40 states and 13 countries came to explore the ship’s history last year alone. Read the full story by the Detroit Free Press.