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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.


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.

Nuclear waste dump hearings to start in Kincardine
The Voice (8/28)
Public hearings on a proposed deep geologic repository for low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste near the shore of Lake Huron will begin on Sept. 9 at the Royal Canadian Legion in Kincardine, Ont.

U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee to announce anti-nuclear waste initiatives in Bay City
MLive (8/28)
Today, U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Flint, Mich.) will announce a "major" plan to protect the Great Lakes from a proposed nuclear waste facility on the Canadian shores of Lake Huron.

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