Items Tagged with 'Great Lakes'
TRAVERSE CITY — Despite recent improvements, the U.S. and Canada have a long way to go toward ridding the Great Lakes of pollution that endangers human health and the environment, an advisory agency said. Read More
LANSING — Great Lakes shipping has the potential to go green. Read More
HARBOR SPRINGS — An anonymous donor has helped a conservancy buy a large, undeveloped stretch of Lake Michigan shoreline. Read More
The Army Corps of Engineers has cast doubt on the electric barrier at Chicago.
The head of the Great Lakes Commission and key Michiganders in Congress say it’s time to stop debating how to prevent Asian carp from entering Lake Michigan at Chicago — and do something. Read More
Abundant rain and snowfall have given the Great Lakes a boost this year, but it's too early to declare an end to slumping water levels that have plagued the inland seas since the late 1990s and made life miserable for cargo shippers and marina operators, federal scientists said. Read More
TRAVERSE CITY — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has $9.5 million to distribute for Great Lakes projects and is looking for takers. Read More
TRAVERSE CITY — An environmental group is suing the federal government, seeking tougher rules dealing with ballast water discharges from ships to prevent more invasive species from reaching U.S. waterways, including the Great Lakes. Read More