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Latest Daily News
The eight states and two Canadian provinces in the Great Lakes region have agreed to cooperate on enforcing invasive species laws. Read the full story by The Associated Press.
Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper is reminding everyone not to flush goldfish after a giant goldfish was found in the Niagara River. Read the full story by CNN Wire.
Regulators are considering raising Lake Ontario outflows to record-high rates to alleviate high water that has caused millions of dollars in damages to shoreline communities. Read the full story by the Niagara Gazette.
Three New York state lawmakers are calling for the suspension of Plan 2014, the controversial plan that guides how water is regulated in Lake Ontario. Read the full story by WWNY-TV – Watertown, NY.
A campaign to convince Michigan residents to support an underground tunnel for the Line 5 pipeline has intensified since negotiations over the project between the state and Enbridge fell apart this month. Read the full story by Energy News Network.
The proposed construction method to build a retention dam for the waste material left over from the crushing and chemical processing of mineral ores is not secure enough to prevent toxic minerals from contaminating the Menominee River. Read the full story by The Detroit News.
In the battle over a Montrose Beach concert, the endangered piping plover is just one bird species that could be threatened. Read the full story by the Chicago Sun-Times.
The information gathered through the Michigan Department of Natural Resources fish research can be used by fishery managers to determine how to regulate and preserve Great Lakes natural resources, like sport fish, their food sources, and the environment that contains them all. Read the full story by the Port Huron Times Herald.
If the Line 5 pipeline shuts down, officials at the East Toledo refinery worry an imminent closure of their operation could follow. Read the full story by the Toledo Blade.
A sweeping 10-year action plan to protect the Great Lakes has listed greater shoreline protection for the Leamington-Chatham-Kent area as a top priority. Read the full story by the Windsor Star.