Michigan’s Upper Peninsula storm: “the new normal”

A Michigan Tech scientist says that following similar historic storm events in 2012 and 2016, the extreme weather that recently wreaked havoc on parts of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula “should be considered the new normal.” Read the full story by Great Lakes...

Bacteria again foul western Lake Erie beaches

Bacteria is back at Ohio’s Maumee Bay State Park and other western Lake Erie beaches, fouling water enough for health officials to temporarily post no-swimming signs again. Read the full story by the Toledo...

Lake Superior sediment-heavy after torrential rains

The downpour that took place last weekend in parts of the U.S. Upper Midwest – Wisconsin, Minnesota and especially northern Michigan – caused an extensive flow of discoloring sediment into Lake Superior as shown by satellite images.  Read the full story by...