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Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Tuesday, December 7

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In yet another "win" for Chicago and Lake Michigan in general, the NOAA has released a report which concludes that Lake Michigan receives more mercury pollution than any of the four other Great Lakes. The report, sponsored by Rep. Mark Kirk, R-Ill, has yet to be signed off on by the EPA but this bit of info is cause for concern.

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