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Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation providing $21 million for 58 “emergency” harbor dredging projects, a decision based on the historic low water levels in lakes Michigan and Huron. Read More
A new comprehensive map of the Great Lakes shows areas that have experienced the greatest cumulative impact from environmental stressors, such as pollution, invasive species and climate change, as well as areas with the greatest ecological benefit to humans. Read More
TRAVERSE CITY –– Environmental activists say federal programs designed to protect and clean up the Great Lakes will take a big hit if Congress and President Barack Obama don't reach a budget deal soon. Read More
The Great Lakes Commission is requesting statements of qualification from independent consultants, firms, universities and other interested parties to develop web-crawling software that will identify online invasive-species sellers. Read More
TRAVERSE CITY –– A member of Congress from Michigan called for a federal review Thursday of water releases from Lake Michigan through an outlet at Chicago, a century-old practice that she said should end as Great Lakes levels approach record lows. Read More