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LATEST DAILY NEWS
The Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) and Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance (DAEDA) have announced the signing of a formal collaborative agreement between the two entities that will have the LSCP providing economic development services and support to the DAEDA staff and board of directors. (Marquette, MI). Read the full story by UPMatters.com.
Registration has closed for a 120 mile canoe marathon that lands in Lake Huron. Attracting paddlers to Northern Michigan for years, the race begins this Saturday (MI). Read the full story by 9&10 News.
While waterfront communities like New York’s Sodus Point continue to struggle with high Lake Ontario water levels, a lack of action by the Army Corps of Engineers is exacerbating the issue, said U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY). Read the full story by the Finger Lakes Times.
Seven young piping plovers have fledged and have been seen flying at Ontario’s Sauble Beach, which makes this season one of the most successful for the endangered shorebirds since they returned to the beach in 2007 after a 30-year absence. Read the full story by the Owen Sound Sun Times.
A section of the Line 5 oil pipeline under the straits of Mackinac is bent in five places and misshapen enough to lose its roundness. It’s not known for sure how the deformities happened, but Enbridge says they are nothing to worry about. Read the full story by MLive.
While significant strides have been made in preparing for, and reducing, harmful algal blooms in the Lake Erie, we must continue to work to ensure programs that protect Lake Erie, such as the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), remain fully funded. Read the full story by The Highland County Press.
Legislation advancing in Congress would require a federal study of this year’s Lake Ontario flooding and an assessment of the damage that high water has caused. Read the full story by the Democrat & Chronicle.
Some congressional leaders have done all of us a favor by standing up to the Trump administration against unacceptable budget cuts to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency — and the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in particular. Read the full story by the Watertown Daily Times.
As wet weather persists in the Great Lakes basin, the U.S.-Canadian agency that sets the rate of water flows out of Lake Ontario has decided to maintain the record flow levels it began in the second week of June. Read the full story by The Buffalo News.
Lake Michigan has been warmer than average this summer and throughout 2017. An expert expects the trend to continue. Read the full story by the Holland Sentinel.
The 5th annual Lake Superior Day celebration in Copper Harbor, Michigan, drew in crowds despite the weather; Organizers say the tone of Lake Superior day is for people to gain a deeper appreciation of the lake. Read the full story by WLUC-TV – Marquette, MI.
The National Museum of the Great Lakes is taking a group of volunteer divers about 13 miles from Cleveland where the tug boat Admiral sits on the bottom of Lake Erie. Read the full story by Great Lakes Today.