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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.

Pipeline opponents urge support
Daily Jefferson County Union (3/20)
Opponents of Enbridge Inc.ís 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.

Judge orders Chicago to leave proposed Lucas Museum site unaltered
WBBM-TV - Chicago, IL (11/25)
Friends of the Parks in Chicago, Ill., filed suit earlier this month asking a federal judge to stop the proposed construction of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art between McCormick Place and Soldier Field, near Lake Michigan.

Friends of the Parks sue to keep Lucas Museum off Chicago's lakefront
CBS Chicago (11/13)
A parks advocacy group has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Chicago, seeking to block plans to keep filmmaker George Lucasí proposed museum off the lakefront.

TransCanada to expand pipelines, even as Keystone costs soar
The Wall Street Journal (11/4)
TransCanada Corp. said Tuesday it will spend up to C$475 million to expand a gas pipeline project in southern Ontario.

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