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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.

New Canadian government could derail plans for nuclear waste dump near Lake Huron
Michigan Radio (10/22)
Opponents of a proposed nuclear waste dump along Lake Huron, in Ontario, are optimistic that a new Canadian government will reject the plan.

COMMENTARY: Trendy Toronto: City embracing its waterways in style similar to Pittsburg
Pittsburg Post-Gazette (10/21)
Toronto’s big remake embraces its waterfront, in much the same way that Pittsburg has, with a $1.5 billion (CDN) public project, making the waterfront open and full of glistening towers, parks and promenades.

Waterfront Toronto a model of governmental cooperation: Hume
The Toronto Star (10/12)
For 15 years, tripartite agency Waterfront Toronto has presided over a spectacular rebirth of Toronto’s long-neglected lakeside precincts.

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.

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