The Great Lakes Cruising Coalition says they hope to have cruise lines start in Milwaukee and end in Toronto making stops in ports like Holland, Traverse City and Sault Ste. Marie. Read the full story by WPBN-TV – Traverse City, MI.
Enbridge Inc. said Monday that it is moving ahead with the collection of rock and soil samples in the Straits of Mackinac while it prepares for a court battle with Michigan’s governor over a planned oil pipeline tunnel there. Read full story by The Associated...
For the second time, Ohio has committed to a 40% reduction in phosphorus, based on 2008 levels, by 2025 in Lake Erie. Phosphorus is a key cause of algal blooms. Read full story by The Plain Dealer.
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) toured flood-ravaged portions of Lake Ontario in New York on Monday, saying he expects the entire Lake Ontario shoreline will be declared a disaster area shortly. That would allow homeowners, businesses and governments to access federal...
After late snowstorms and record-setting rainfall this spring, Lake Michigan’s water levels are projected to rise to a record level this month. Read the full story by the Chicago Tribune.
The yellow perch disaster—that’s not too strong a word—is just one of the major challenges facing the Great Lakes, but it is a challenge that has been inadequately addressed by our leaders. Read the full story by the Urban Milwaukee.
The Lake Erie coastline should expect billions of mayflies to alight on signs, walls, patio furniture and just about any outdoor space in the next few weeks. Read the full story by The Plain Dealer.
This spring has been a rough season for the beach at Madison Township Park in Madison, Ohio. The size of the beach itself has shrunk significantly this year due to erosion caused by record-high water levels on Lake Erie. Read full story by The News-Herald
The agency that manages water on Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River, The International Joint Commission, says it’s pushing as much water downstream as it ever has. Read full story by North Country Public Radio.
Officials in Michigan are urging the public to exercise caution along the state’s waterways as high water levels and flooding persists in some areas. Read full story by MLive.