Great Lakes Month in Review: Chicago conferences focus on Asian carp, toxic algae, oil pipelines

Sep 29, 2015

Governors and environmentalists from around the region are gathering in Chicago this week to discuss Great Lakes issues. We check in with commentator Gary Wilson about the topics getting the most attention for September’s Great Lakes Month in Review.

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The “Who’s Who” of the Great Lakes community is gathered in Chicago for the yearly Great Lakes Week. It’s a series of conferences bringing together government officials and environmentalists to talk about the region’s most pressing environmental issues.

Great Lakes commentator Gary Wilson is in Chicago for the event. Current State talks with Wilson for September’s Great Lakes Month in Review segment.

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