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LATEST DAILY NEWS
Taxpayer funded environmental protection agencies at the state and federal levels should not be in perpetual reactive mode. They have powerful tools of proactive enforcement at their disposal. They should use them. Read the full story by the Chicago Tribune.
Over 100 mayors, township supervisors and other elected officials urged Canada’s Minister of the Environment and Climate Change to say no to a proposed nuclear waste site near the shores of Lake Huron. Read the full story by The Voice.
The crew of the Paul R. Tregurtha had to pull a 360-degree maneuver on Friday morning when they learned the aerial lift bridge in Duluth, Minnesota, that they’d planned to go under had malfunctioned and was not raising properly. Read the full story by MLive.
Isle Royale may be down to a lone wolf, as the federal government ponders whether it will replenish the pack on the northern Michigan Island. Read the full story by the Detroit Free Press.
The Department of Natural Resources has proposed a study of the impacts of commercial gill netting on non-target sport fish such as chinook salmon and brown trout in the Wisconsin waters of Lake Michigan. Read the full story by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Stomachs of more than 1,000 fish from Lake Huron and Lake Michigan in a freezer at Michigan State University are waiting to be dissected as part of a study critical to managing gamefish, but lack of funding is putting the project on ice. Read the full story by Great Lakes Echo.
Scientists have been saying for years that Minnesota winters are getting warmer, but a new report from the nonprofit group Climate Central shows the region in the bull’s-eye for climate change in the United States. Read the full story by the Twin Cities Pioneer Press.
The Ohio Environmental Council sponsored a release party for a green, algae-inspired beer produced by the Maumee Bay Brewing Co. The beer is intended to raise awareness about the importance of safe, clean water in beer brewing. Read the full story by WTOL-TV – Toledo, OH.
As winter nears, Lake Ontario water levels are about a foot higher than usual. Residents are shoring up walls of sandbags for protection against high winter waves. Read the full story by Great Lakes Today.
The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw docked at Chicago’s Navy Pier this weekend with a load of 1,200 Christmas trees, recreating a Christmas journey that became a tragic Great Lakes legend. Read the full story by CBS-TV – Chicago, IL.
The Great Lakes, shared by the United States and Canada, are among the world’s most majestic and important bodies of fresh water. But their health is threatened on several fronts. Unless dramatic action is taken to safeguard them, the lakes may become an aquatic disaster area. Read the full story by the Weirton Daily Times.
Montrealers have been promised that by December 1, 2018 they’ll be driving on a new bridge spanning the St. Lawrence River. Read the full story by the Montreal Gazette.