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COMMENTARY: Environmentalists winning war to clear up St. Clair River

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The St. Clair River Binational Public Advisory Council (BPAC) announced that the St. Clair River was delisted as one of 43 areas of concerns in the Great Lakes Basin. The group has been working since 1987 to clean up the river. more...


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Dredging Of Buffalo River to rid pollution

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The US Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to begin a massive cleanup of the Buffalo River on Friday... a day which those who concern themselves with the river's environmental health have worked for close to 20 years to see. more...


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EDITORIAL: All states should fear invasive species

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Michigan needs every tool possible to fight its war to keep Asian carp out of the precious Great Lakes.

The state suffered a setback last month when a federal appellate panel ruled against five states suing to force closure of the Chicago canal, a waterway that helps connect the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River basin. Michigan was among them. more...



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Geothermal offers promise, challenges for Great Lakes states

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A small Detroit suburb is tapping the earth’s natural energy by creating a geothermal utility – the first of its kind in the Great Lakes region.

It is an ambitious example of how Great Lakes states are increasingly looking underground for energy, experts say.

Wyandotte, downriver from Detroit, is drilling 300-foot wells to reach stable underground temperatures of  approximately 50 degrees Fahrenheit that can heat and cool homes and businesses. more...



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Lake St. Clair information gets flowing

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Michigan Sea Grant Extension and the Lake St. Clair Tourism Development Program hope to make people more aware of their access to the water with their unveiling of the new Lake St. Clair Coastal Water Trail. more...


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Port of import: Muskegon seen as key link in wind energy development

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West Michigan faces a huge opportunity in establishing itself as a manufacturing, transportation, and service base for the wind energy industry.  more...


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Environmentalists winning war to clear up St. Clair River

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The St. Clair River Binational Public Advisory Council (BPAC) announced that the St. Clair River was delisted as one of 43 areas of concerns in the Great Lakes Basin. The group has been working since 1987 to clean up the river.  more...


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Life finally goes swimmingly for Lake Erie water snake

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After slithering through government bureaucracy for 12 years, the Lake Erie water snake came off the federal list of endangered and threatened wildlife last week. That should be a source of pride for all of us in the Great Lakes region.  more...


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UW Oshkosh receives a more than $1 million grant to improve Great Lakes beaches

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh a more than $1 million grant this week as part of an ongoing Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

The federal grant is the fourth in two years for UW Oshkosh, bringing the total grant money awarded to the University to more than $2.2 million to fund innovative studies that bring together academic institutions, private corporations and local municipalities to research and evaluate Wisconsin beaches.  more...


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MNR shows off new research boat

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A vital tool for understanding how invasive species are changing Great Lakes fish communities was formally put into service in Owen Sound Tuesday. Huron Explorer 1 is a fully equipped $2.5-million, provincial Natural Resources ministry research vessel for Georgian Bay, Lake Huron and the North Channel.  more...


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Huge fish spurs call to 're-reverse' Chicago River

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The city was in a predicament. By the late 1800s, the slow-moving Chicago River had become a cesspool of sewage and factory pollution oozing into Lake Michigan, the source of drinking water for the bustling metropolis.   more...

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Asian carp could invade by truck

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While wary eyes focus on a waterway in Chicago for the Asian carp's invasion of the Great Lakes, Ontario thinks the unwanted intruder will arrive by bridge. In trucks.  more...


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'The lake left me. It's gone.'

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As mussel numbers explode and fish vanish from Lake Michigan, the last in a long line of Milwaukee commercial fishermen sets course for Alaska.  more...


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Algae blooms foul Great Lakes

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In Bay City, MI, normally white sands are turning into what locals call "beach muck" -- a thick layer of washed-up algal growth and detritus that sucks at visitors' feet and makes the area close to impassable.  more...


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Asian carp: perhaps not so threatening to the Great Lakes after all?

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Detroit Free Press environmental reporter Tina Lam joins Greening of the Great Lakes this week to discuss her six-part series on Asian carp.  In it, she tries to unravel the web of complex, often contradictory information surrounding the impacts of Asian carp in the Mississippi River Basin, and what it would mean if Asian carp migrated into the Great Lakes.   more...


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