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Damaged freighter among clog of ships caught in Lake Superior ice field

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 08:05
Ice on Lake Superior continues to bedevil shipping this week, causing at least one freighter to head for port with hull damage.

Coast Guard cautions Great Lakes boaters

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 08:05
At the start of spring each year, Great Lakes Coast Guard crews respond to dozens of cold water accidents involving boaters lured to the lakes by warm air temperatures, and these frequently result in hypothermia and death.

Great Lakes water talk to kick off South Haven speakers series

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 08:05
Environmental journalist Peter Annin will delve into the history of political maneuvers and water diversion schemes that have been proposed for sending Great Lakes water everywhere from Akron to Arizona.

Great Lakes shippers showing signs of life after another tough winter

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 08:05
Aside from Whitefish Bay and parts of eastern Lake Erie, freighters are moving mostly unhindered though U.S. and Canadian waters this month, a relief to shipping companies that started the 2014 shipping season well behind normal schedules.

Booming economy can't help iron ore, steel

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 08:05
The prices of both finished steel and its main raw material, iron ore, are in a free fall thanks to a huge global oversupply.

Rochester pol: Regulate Lake Ontario level

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 08:05
After U.S. Reps. Chris Collins and John Katko came out against a plan to manage Lake Ontario water levels, Rochester City Councilor Matt Haag offered a different view of the proposal.

Governor signs new regulations for some Ohio farmers in plan to reduce Lake Erie algae

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 08:05
Legislation signed Thursday by Gov. John Kasich also will create a new state coordinator to oversee the monitoring, treating and testing of algae.

Coast Guard investigating possible spill of unknown substance in Lake Erie

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 08:05
The substance is covering an area of roughly 50 by 100 yards. U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Cleveland pollution responders are working to determine the source.

Insurance concerns sink St. Clair River periscope

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 08:05
The periscope was designed as a brass diver's helmet, fitted with a video screen connected to an underwater camera, aimed at the underwater fish habitat and the Sidney Smith shipwreck. The viewer was to be attached to the seawall along the Edison Parkway. railing.

COMMENTARY: Lake Superior is our treasure

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 08:05
One of the most beautiful things about living in the city is that we live on the shores of Lake Superior.

COMMENTARY: "Spring" into action: Prevent sewer overflows and keep the lakes great

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 08:05
Spring's rapid increases in water levels and more frequent flooding can cause sewer and water reclamation systems to be overwhelmed.

Lake levels in good shape heading into boating season

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 08:05
Each of the lakes ended March near or above their historical averages for this time of year. Those levels will likely hold for the next six months according to projections from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Cruise ship revival sails past Blue Water Area

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 08:05
"The port needs to have attractions that are interesting to cruise visitors, and these can include historic assets, cultural tourism assets or agri-tourism assets," said Stephen Burnett, executive director of the Great Lakes Cruising Coalition.

Toledo museum adds piece of Great Lakes history

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 08:05
The pilothouse, from which the officers of the St. Mary's Challenger directed its operation, is planned to be part of the second floor of a 2,000-square-foot addition to the National Museum of the Great Lakes in Toledo.

Lake Erie's pulse taken with annual fish count

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 08:05
However problematic to pull off with some degree of accuracy, fish surveys are a valuable tool in the management of the resource, and this is especially true on Lake Erie, where the resource is so precious to so many.

See how much influence Great Lakes have on Michigan weather

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 08:05
The Great Lakes have a big influence on Michigan's weather. And at certain times of the year, this influence is greater than others.

Enbridge helps county wetland plan

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 08:05
A $10,000 grant from Enbridge Energy and funding from the Douglas County Unit of the Wisconsin Towns Association will help Douglas County build a foundation to develop wetland management and land conservation strategies in Douglas County.

Bad weather delays Thunder Bay port opening

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 08:05
Harsh winter conditions in Ontario have affected Great Lakes shipping routes for the second year in a row. As a result, the opening of the grain shipping season at the Port of Thunder Bay will again be delayed.

Reports show high water quality in three watersheds

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 08:05
Water quality in two northeastern Minnesota watersheds is considered outstanding, and in a third watershed, many streams have exceptionally high water quality.

Green Bay port likely to open earlier

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 08:05
Heavy ice and brutal winter weather delayed the start of the Green Bay season by about three weeks last year. It's a different story this spring.