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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.


Meeting set for residents in Racine, Kenosha Counties that need “urgent” help with bluff erosion issues
WITI-TV Milwaukee, WI (7/13)
In parts of Wisconsin’s Racine and Kenosha Counties, bluff erosion has put homes at risk of falling into Lake Michigan -- along with roads and utility lines.

More than $1 million in environmental projects to benefit Marquette, Lake Superior
WLUC-TV - Marquette, MI (7/7)
The Superior Watershed Partnership, working with state, federal and private funders, has secured more than $1 million in funding to implement a variety of conservation, restoration and pollution prevention projects in the greater Marquette, Mich., area.

Make Rouge National Urban Park 10,000 acres larger, advocates urge Ottawa
CBC News (6/16)
Supporters of Rouge National Urban Park are asking the federal government to add 10,000 more acres to the park by cancelling plans for a Pickering, Ont. airport.

New plan to halt chemical leak from Bonaventure into St. Lawrence River
The Montreal Gazette (6/9)
Since the mid-19th century, the area that runs under the Bonaventure Expressway and the city’s Technoparc, has housed a landfill, and an old rail yard. After decades of study, the federal and provincial governments and the city of Montreal will embark on a project to clean up the site.

Land donation to Indiana Dunes, National Lakeshore celebrated
Chicago Tribune (5/26)
An array of officials from NIPSCO, the National Park Trust and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore came together to celebrate the dedication of 37 acres of land in two parcels.

City lights slow nighttime bird migration, study shows
CBC News (5/16)
Birds migrating at night are taking much longer flight paths because of light coming from urban centers, according to a new study.

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