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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.

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.

U.S. Rep Kildee plans resolution opposing nuclear waste facility near Lake Huron
The Detroit News (8/28)
U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee plans to introduce a congressional resolution that opposes Canadian plans to store nuclear waste near the shore of Lake Huron.

EDITORIAL: Not in our lakes
Huron Daily Tribune (8/15)
The Huron Daily Tribune says that when it comes to storing nuclear waste, common sense dictates the last area that should be considered is near the Great Lakes.

COMMENTARY: Lake Huron is no place for a nuclear waste dump
Epoch Times (7/20)
Environmental organization argues against a proposed nuclear waste repository near Lake Huron.

Environmentalists, Kohler collide on Lake Michigan golf course plan
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (7/17)
Environmentalists and some Sheboygan County, Wisc. residents are complaining that Kohler Co.'s latest planned golf showpiece will harm land along the shores of Lake Michigan, rather than enhance it.

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