Minnesota regulators have ordered Enbridge to pay more than $3 million for allegedly violating state environmental law by piercing a groundwater aquifer during construction of the Line 3 oil pipeline. Read the full story by The Associated Press.
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According to the Great Lakes Seaway Partnership, the Seaway system handled over 20 million metric tons of cargo from the opening of the Seaway on March 22 through August 31. Read the full story by WWTI-TV – Watertown, NY.
Previous research and current study find troubling trends for the freshwater fish of Minnesota and elsewhere, owing in part to the impact of global warming caused by climate change. Read and hear the full story by The Star Tribune.
The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy on Friday appointed a new clean water public advocate. Read the full story by The Detroit News.
A decade ago, a blue-green algae bloom had never been reported on Lake Superior. Now, half a dozen blue-green algae blooms have been reported this summer across Lake Superior, including one that formed recently in Superior. Read and hear the full stor …
A major voice has chimed in regarding the potential placement of wind turbines in Lake Erie. During its September meeting, the New York State Conservation Council went on record as calling for a “permanent moratorium on offshore industrial wind turbine …
Most of the Great Lakes continue to have declining water levels from the record-high levels over the past few years. The water level decline of Lake Michigan and Lake Huron has been the most amazing. Read the full story by MLive.
A native of Quincy, Illinois says he has created a solution that takes Asian carp and turns them into a liquid fertilizer at his facility in Pearl, Illinois. Read and view the full story by WGEM -TV- Quincy, IL.
The North Country Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (NCCISMA) in Cadillac, Michigan has created a series of educational videos on how to control invasive species. Read the full story by the Ludington Daily News.
Fish, birds and flooded basements stand to benefit from marsh restoration at Powderhorn Lake near the Indiana border
In Illinois, a group of conservationists, officials and community members will gather this weekend to mark the groundbreaking for the eventual restoration of Powderhorn Lake, which will be connected to Wolf Lake, creating a link extending all the way t …