The Michigan Wildlife Council has created an exhibit highlighting sturgeon and how they’ve played a role in Grand River, Michigan. Listen to the full story by WXMI-TV – Grand Rapids, MI.
The Marquette County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously in support of Enbridge’s proposed tunnel for the Line 5 oil and gas pipeline running through the Straits of Mackinac. Read the full story by WLUC-TV – Negaunee, MI.
Michigan’s Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order on Tuesday that will improve and expand recycling efforts within the state. Read the full story by WKBD-TV – Detroit, MI.
After years of searching, a group of scientists and teenage volunteers are planning to analyze possible meteorite pieces found on the bottom of Lake Michigan. Read the full story by Public Radio.
Hundreds of pounds of debris were collected this past weekend when dozens of volunteer divers gathered in Kingston, Ontario, to clean up the bottom of Lake Ontario. Read the full story by Global News.
Officials are monitoring public drinking water sourced from Canandaigua Lake, New York, after several new locations of blue-green algae blooms were detected in the Finger Lake. Watch the full story by WHEC-TV – Rochester, NY.
Plaintiffs in three separate class action lawsuits filed in Michigan against Wolverine World Wide and 3M over PFAS contamination are joining forces. Read the full story by MLive.
Based on current conditions, the water levels on Lake Michigan and Lake Huron in 2020 will start higher than they did in 2019, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District. Read the full story by WZZM-TV – Grand Haven, MI.
Milwaukee County has updated its plans for the Kletzsch Park dam in Glendale, Wisconsin, and is redesigning a key element of the $2 million project to include fish passage in the Milwaukee River. Read the full story by Journal Sentinel.
United States federal officials are establishing an advisory council for the proposed Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary, which is focused on protecting and preserving shipwrecks. Read the full story by The Palladium-Times.