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Flooding in the Great Lakes basin getting worse under climate change. "When you have to design the stormwater or flood-control structures, what used to be 25-year storm events have become five-year storm events now," he says. "What used to be 100-year storm events have become 25-year storm events." Upgrading infrastructure in the Great Lakes basin could cost hundreds of billions of dollars.

As weather extremes become the norm, taxpayers must foot the bill for climate chaos: Don Pittis

Flooding in the Great Lakes basin getting worse under climate change. "When you have to design the stormwater or flood-control structures, what used to be 25-year storm events have become five-year storm events now," he says. "What used to be 100-year storm events have become 25-year storm events." Upgrading infrastructure in the Great Lakes basin could cost hundreds of billions of dollars.

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Visual comparison of the Great Lakes shoreline to the east coast of the U.S.

Visual comparison of the Great Lakes shoreline to the east coast of the U.S.

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Facial scrubs polluting Great Lakes with plastic

Check your favorite beauty products to see if they contain wildlife-killing microbeads at beatthemicrobead.org

Airplane Monitors Great Lakes Algae

Airplane Monitors Great Lakes Algae

Michigan rivers the worst of the worst in Great Lakes

Study: Michigan rivers among worst for organic pollutants

Michigan rivers the worst of the worst in Great Lakes

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