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Latest Daily News
Money to complete a study of a potential project related to Asian carp and the Great Lakes may be approved in Washington D.C. soon. That’s according to Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, who advocated for the funds. Read the full story by Wisconsin Public Radio.
The average American throws away about 185 pounds of plastic a year, and millions of tons of it goes into the ocean. Ocean plastic pollution is well documented. Now, there’s increased interest in looking at pollution in the Great Lakes. Read the full story by WDJT-TV – Milwaukee, WI.
A Cornell University professor is leading a research project using New York beaches as a laboratory in hopes of perfecting a rapid DNA-based tool for detecting bacteria used to determine beach closings. Read the full story by Spectrum News.
While most of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan is parched for tourists, Munising is awash with them during the summer and has gone from a ghost town to boom town in just a few years. According to residents, the interlopers are threatening to destroy the very thing that draws them here — the nearby Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Read the full story by The Detroit News.
Waves on Lake Michigan can reach dangerous heights, and rip currents are common. The most important step you can take to keep your family safe at the beach is to do your research before you leave your home. Read the full story by WNDU-TV – South Bend, IN.