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Welcome to the Great Lakes Commission's collection of sustainable land use web resources. Links to recent relevant news stories are below and you can search the Great Lakes Information Network news archives by using the box at the bottom of the page. Follow the links on the left for issue-specific resources organized by state or province.

76 Michigan communities oppose nuclear waste site near Lake Huron
ABC 10 - Ishpeming, MI (10/22)
In support of efforts in Lansing by state Sens. Phil Pavlov and Mike Green to halt construction of a permanent Canadian nuclear waste repository on the shores of Lake Huron, 76 Michigan communities, along with local government agencies in Canada and other U.S. states, have passed official resolutions opposing the Canadian proposal.

Environmental concerns trip up Enbridge oil pipeline project in Ontario
MLive (10/22)
An energy company that ships oil under the Straits of Mackinac has had a pipeline expansion project in Ontario halted by officials over concerns that the plans don't do enough to protect Canadian waterways.

Environmental groups take Great Lakes safety to Illinois politicians
ABC 7 - Chicago (10/7)
Groups concerned about the safety of the Great Lakes are taking their case to Illinois political leaders.

Pavlov addresses Canadian panel on nuclear waste dump
The Voice (9/18)
Mich. Sen. Phil Pavlov addressed the Joint Review Panel for the Deep Geologic Repository for Low and Intermediate Nuclear Waste. The panel is charged with deciding whether or not to recommend the building of a nuclear waste dump near Lake Huron in Kincardine, Ont.

Former nuclear scientist slams idea to bury radioactive waste near Lake Huron
CTV News - London, ON (9/10)
A former nuclear scientist says a plan to bury radioactive waste near Lake Huron is "idiotic" and "dangerous."

Ontario Power Generation works to calm concerns over nuclear waste dump
The Toronto Star (9/9)
Accidents of the type that led to the closure of an underground nuclear waste facility in New Mexico won’t happen if a proposed nuclear waste repository is approved, Ontario Power Generation insists.

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