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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.

COMMENTARY: You can have both port and recreational development of Muskegon Lake
MLive (10/7)
Like many other Great Lake cities, Muskegon, Mich., can and should pursue future port development and recreational uses for the waterfront.

State officials say they’ve nearly reached goal for Lake Erie, critics say ‘not so fast’
Michigan Radio (10/1)
Michigan officials say the state has nearly met its goal for reducing phosphorus flowing into Lake Erie. Critics, however, say the self-congratulation is misleading.

Niagara Falls official wants to protect shoreline access
Niagara Falls Review (9/17)
The Ontario legislature is considering a bill that would create a right of passage along the shoreline of the Great Lakes, between the water's edge and the high-water mark.

Pipeline opponents urge support
Daily Jefferson County Union (3/20)
Opponents of Enbridge Inc.’s expansion of Pipeline 61 began a concerted organizational effort to rally public support to their cause with an educational forum in Lake Mills, Wisconsin on Thursday night.

New project focuses on watersheds, green infrastructure
Great Lakes Echo (1/21)
A new project from the Great Lakes Commission is hoping to use green infrastructure to reconnect the natural Great Lakes watershed.

Water Works planning moves ahead
The Toledo Blade (1/5)
In Port Clinton, Ohio, a developer who wants to build a residential and commercial project in a park along Lake Erie will ramp up planning efforts in the new year.

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