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WPR: Panel Talks Future Of Great Lakes Cleanup Program

By Danielle Kaeding, Wisconsin Public Radio Representatives of industry, American Indian tribes, government and environmental groups took part in a water summit in northern Wisconsin over the weekend to discuss the future of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative under a new White House administration. Congress…  Read More

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Randy Lehr: Rainfall and Roads

Wisconsin Public Radio’s Hear Me Out host, Danielle Kaeding, interviews Randy Lehr, co-director of the Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation at Northland College, about how more frequent and intense rainfall in northern Wisconsin may play a role in plans to rebuild roads and infrastructure after…  Read More

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Preparing for a wetter future in the Great Lakes region

By Randy Lehr, Codirector of the Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation On the evening of July 11, a violent and torrential storm swept through northwest Wisconsin, saturating communities, farms and forests from Lake Superior in Ashland County south approximately 75 miles to the Hayward Lakes…  Read More

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