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Great Lakes Year in Review 2016

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The Flint Water Crisis became a top story in 2016, but it wasn't the only development involving Michigan water or the Great Lakes. We review and update those stories, and look ahead to 2017, with Great Lakes journalist and commentator Gary Wilson.

Today, we take a look back at 2016's biggest Great Lakes environmental stories with reporter/commentator, Gary Wilson.

Michigan was in the forefront of a number of those stories.  The Flint water crisis hit a tipping point, Great Lakes governors voted in a landmark decision to divert Lake Michigan water to Waukesha, Wisconsin and there will be a changing of the Great Lakes guard.

Supported by Michigan State University's Knight Center for Environmental Journalism. For more news of the Great Lakes environment, you can check out GreatLakesEcho.org.

Gary Wilson is an independent journalist from Chicago who focuses on the Great Lakes and related economic and social issues.
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