Federal officials announced Thursday that they approved a plan aimed at keeping Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. Read the full story by the Detroit News.
Michigan officials have awarded $52,300 to Otsego County to investigate a polluted site for future redevelopment. Read full story by The Detroit News.
The U.S. Brig Niagara is the third reconstruction of the ship that won the Battle of Lake Erie in 1813. The Niagara is one of 10 Tall Ships visiting Cleveland July 11-14. Read full story by The Plain Dealer
Environment and Climate Change Canada is developing a proposal to research Sandhill cranes across Ontario, including Manitoulin Island. Read full story by The Manitoulin Expositor.
As Lake Ontario continues its rise to record-high levels for the second time in three years, shoreline residents are blaming Plan 2014. The new plan to regulate Lake Ontario levels had the bad luck to be rolled out in January 2017, just before the Great Lakes basin...
Chicago could be forced to replace thousands of water pipes made of brain-damaging lead, a state appeals court ruled this week in a decision that draws renewed attention to widespread hazards the city largely ignored during former Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration....
For the walleye, muskellunge, smallmouth bass, yellow perch, white bass and the occasional sturgeon that swim the Detroit River, there is an international boundary out there somewhere. The fish are here to feed, or spawn, or both, and the fishermen follow, bouncing...
Three of the five Great Lakes are at or above record high water levels for May and the other two are getting close as a winter of heavy snow was followed by a spring of heavy rains. Read full story by The Twin Cities Pioneer Press.
The former superintendent of the Oswego Wastewater Treatment Plant in New York pleaded guilty to violating the Clean Water Act by allowing solid sewage to flow into Lake Ontario. Read full story by The Spectrum News.
Water wells in the Hartford area, Michigan, were found to have levels of PFAS above the government advisory level, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy reports. Read the full story by MLive.