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Golden Horseshoe has algae problems of its own

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:05
The Toledo drinking water crisis was a wake up call for U.S. cities, but many Canadian mayors have known there's a problem with algae at home.

Golden Horseshoe has algae problems of its own

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:05
The Toledo drinking water crisis was a wake up call for U.S. cities, but many Canadian mayors have known there's a problem with algae at home.

Golden Horseshoe has algae problems of its own

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:05
The Toledo drinking water crisis was a wake up call for U.S. cities, but many Canadian mayors have known there's a problem with algae at home.

Shipwrecks, lighthouses in spotlight at Toledo's National Museum of the Great Lakes

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:05
There have been 8,000 shipwrecks on the Great Lakes. A few of those are spotlighted in the expanded and relocated National Museum of the Great Lakes, a new Toledo attraction that opened in the spring and includes a 617-foot-long ore boat/museum ship.

Shipwrecks, lighthouses in spotlight at Toledo's National Museum of the Great Lakes

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:05
There have been 8,000 shipwrecks on the Great Lakes. A few of those are spotlighted in the expanded and relocated National Museum of the Great Lakes, a new Toledo attraction that opened in the spring and includes a 617-foot-long ore boat/museum ship.

Shipwrecks, lighthouses in spotlight at Toledo's National Museum of the Great Lakes

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:05
There have been 8,000 shipwrecks on the Great Lakes. A few of those are spotlighted in the expanded and relocated National Museum of the Great Lakes, a new Toledo attraction that opened in the spring and includes a 617-foot-long ore boat/museum ship.

Toxic Lake Erie algal blooms "reversible" experts say . . . but only if we stop the blame game and work together

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:05
Though algae blooms are a naturally occurring phenomenon, recent blooms in Lake Erie have resulted in drinking water restrictions. But experts say that these blooms can be reduced by working together.

Toxic Lake Erie algal blooms "reversible" experts say . . . but only if we stop the blame game and work together

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:05
Though algae blooms are a naturally occurring phenomenon, recent blooms in Lake Erie have resulted in drinking water restrictions. But experts say that these blooms can be reduced by working together.

Toxic Lake Erie algal blooms "reversible" experts say . . . but only if we stop the blame game and work together

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:05
Though algae blooms are a naturally occurring phenomenon, recent blooms in Lake Erie have resulted in drinking water restrictions. But experts say that these blooms can be reduced by working together.

Toxic Lake Erie algal blooms "reversible" experts say . . . but only if we stop the blame game and work together

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:05
Though algae blooms are a naturally occurring phenomenon, recent blooms in Lake Erie have resulted in drinking water restrictions. But experts say that these blooms can be reduced by working together.

High Great Lakes water levels cause concern for rescue teams

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:05
Higher water makes it easier for waves to breach piers during stormy weather, causing concerns for rescue teams.

High Great Lakes water levels cause concern for rescue teams

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:05
Higher water makes it easier for waves to breach piers during stormy weather, causing concerns for rescue teams.

Push ahead to raise more shipwrecks onto the National Register of Historic Places

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:05
The Michigan Historical Center seeks to add more shipwrecks to the National Register of Historic Places.

Push ahead to raise more shipwrecks onto the National Register of Historic Places

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:05
The Michigan Historical Center seeks to add more shipwrecks to the National Register of Historic Places.

Push ahead to raise more shipwrecks onto the National Register of Historic Places

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:05
The Michigan Historical Center seeks to add more shipwrecks to the National Register of Historic Places.

Sea Grant alerts pet owners of potentially lethal toxins in NY waters

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:05
Harmful algal blooms (HABs) are overgrowths of cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) that cause water quality problems in lakes and ponds, including the occasional production of potent toxins. Because HABs are increasing in many areas, the number of dog poisonings from cyanobacterial toxins is also on the rise.

Township officially welcomes Budd Park paddle launch

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:05
The new paddle launch at Clinton Township's Budd Park, Mich., was installed a few months ago, but its official christening recently took place. The initiative has put Lake St. Clair and Clinton River on the forefront, further exposing multiple communities and their residents to the waterways that are unique to the local economy and residents' quality of life.

Fish still contaminated by phased-out chemical

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:05
A persistent chemical formerly used in Scotchgard still contaminates most fish in U.S. rivers and the Great Lakes despite a phase-out a dozen years ago, a new federal study shows.

Contaminated drinking water: EPA to warn public about toxic algae outbreaks

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:05
U.S. environmental officials say they will start issuing health advisories for toxic algal blooms next year.

400-passenger cruise ship docks in the Port of Milwaukee for first time in seven years

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:05
The Port of Milwaukee, Wis., welcomed the Hamburg, a 400 passenger cruise ship that is touring the Great Lakes.