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EDITORIAL: U.S. Senate leaves Great Lakes high and dry
The Plain Dealer (12/18)
Despite assurances that the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2014 was fast-tracked for passage before Congress shut down for the holidays, at least one unknown, unnamed senator torpedoed it.

WI governor wants to keep hunting, fishing fees for those activities
The Associated Press (12/17)
Wis. Gov. Scott Walker wants to review whether hunting and fishing fees collected by the state should be used to pay for costs related to sighting an open pit iron ore mine near Lake Superior.

EPA to discuss continued cleanup of Kalamazoo River Superfund site at Dec. 11 public meeting
MLive (12/8)
Options being considered for next summer's Kalamazoo River cleanup will be the topic of a public meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in downtown Kalamazoo.

Notre Dame official to talk about water compact
The Associated Press (12/4)
The managing director of the University of Notre Dameís Environmental Change Initiative will brief congressional staff members on the Great Lakes Compact.

As 2014 winds down, no sign that levels wonít keep rising in new year
The Manitoulin Expositor (12/3)
With the exception of Lake Ontario, water levels of all the Great Lakes remained above average in October.

Great Lakes breweries look to conserve regionís water
Great Lakes Echo (12/2)
The Great Lakes basin supplies breweries with some of the freshest water in the country, but if brewers like what they taste, some experts suggest they make some changes.

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