Alliance For The Great Lakes
Public opinion polls show Americans want clean water. Our own surveys of Northwest Indiana residents found that 91 percent value clean water.
These aren't your mama's or your grandma's activists.
The level of knowledge and concern for fresh water is low for the population in general, but it is especially low among high school and college students, Julie Peller said.
Today, we introduce new members of The Times Editorial Advisory Board. They have agreed to share their opinions on issues of local and regional interest. Look for these familiar names and faces on columns in the Forum section over the next year.
I'm not sure how to explain why three Great Lakes governors are actually arguing against tough controls on new invasive species. But that is just what happened in September.
Water quality data collected by Chicago-area volunteers is being used to help Illinois shape the state's water quality guidelines in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
PORTAGE | The Alliance for the Great Lakes will host an Adopt a Beach training program May 25 for volunteers interested in cleaning and monitoring a portion of the Lake Michigan shoreline.
People who are lucky enough to live near the Great Lakes never stop talking about that elusive, intangible idea "quality of life." What is it? Good work, playing hard, clean air to breathe and water to drink, times with family and friends outside on a breezy summer day. We might be floating …
The U.S. EPA and NIPSCO have reached a settlement involving alleged violations of the Clean Air Act that mandates the installation of $600 million in pollution control equipment at power plants and $9.5 million more for environmental projects across the region.
The Obama administration says it will step up efforts to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes, even though closing Chicago-area shipping locks is off the table.
Today, we introduce new members of The Times Editorial Advisory Board. These individuals have agreed to share their opinions on issues of local and regional interest. Look for these familiar names and faces on columns in the Forum section over the next year.
PORTAGE | Local environmentalists agree that no increase in discharges in a wastewater permit for two Porter County facilities is a step in the right direction.
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