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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Plastic pollution in an Illinois waterway. With millions of pounds of plastic entering Lake Michigan annually, conservationists are pushing for changes at all levels to address the problem.

Lake Michigan plastic pollution poses ecological and social threats

January 27, 2021

As advocates push for clarity within Evanston’s Climate Action and Resilience Plan, local researchers and advocates are raising alarm about the growing social and ecological effects of plastic pollution...

Jane R. Perelman apartments. The facility served as a polling place on Tuesday.

Democrats win Metropolitan Water Reclamation District seats

November 4, 2020

In the race for Commissioner of the Cook County Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, the three Democratic candidates won over the three Green Party candidates. Kimberly Neely DuBuclet, Cameron Davis...

The Big River Fish headquarters in Pearl, Illinois buys the carp from local fishermen and then processes, sells and ships the Asian carp to China. Asian carp have been spotted about nine miles from Lake Michigan.

As Asian carp inch closer to the Great Lakes, experts tackle possible solutions

January 27, 2020

Various invasive Asian carp species lie as close as nine miles of the Great Lakes, according to the Alliance for the Great Lakes. Experts have now begun the last-defense fight against the fish, from installing...

Lake Michigan. The lake has experienced some of the highest water levels on record, and the rising trend is expected to continue.

High Lake Michigan water levels pose public safety concerns

January 14, 2020

Lake Michigan water levels, some of the highest seen in years, pose a discernible public safety concern, according to several scientists and experts. The lake levels, measured by the U.S. Army Corps...

Lake Michigan. The city praised the success of outreach in its climate action plan.

City praises outreach as major success of CARP

October 30, 2019

In December 2018, Evanston City Council passed the Climate Action and Resilience Plan, Evanston’s response to climate change as the Great Lakes region grows more sensitive to a changing environment. Almost...

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