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The Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Plan 2014 would result in a rise in the costs for property owners, municipalities and businesses along the shoreline for erosion damage and maintenance or replacement of structures such as seawalls and breakwaters.
In Youngstown, N.Y., the Niagara USA Chamber invites the public to a roundtable discussion regarding opposition to the controversial Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Plan 2014, which would regulate water levels on Lake Ontario.
The shipping industry's lobbyists have been pushing legislation that would exempt their ballast water discharges from the Clean Water Act. This would shift the burden of invasive species away from them and onto the ones who benefit from healthy Great Lakes.
The Porter County Alcoholic Beverage Commission voted Thursday to nix a plan to allow a restaurant liquor license at the Indiana Dunes State Park.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has tagged and released more than 7,000 Lake Michigan smallmouth bass in the past decade and tag data returns indicate that smallmouth bass have increased in size and number compared to 20 or 30 years ago.
Hundreds of tiny sturgeon will be released into the Manistee River this weekend with the hope that at least half of them will return a decade or two later.
The amount of cargo carried on the St. Lawrence Seaway and Great Lakes fell by more than 10 per cent in the first half of the shipping season, as Chinese demand for coal and iron ore wavered amid global economic uncertainty.
In Cornwall, Ont., garbage, floating in the St. Lawrence River, a few feet from the Cornwall Waterfront Trail, has drawn the attention of some residents.
A finance professor at the University of Illinois says the state has plenty of wind and Lake Michigan could be a good place for new windmills.
In order to monitor trout fishery, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources is hoping to survey as many Ohio trout as possible through the end of October.
In Erie, Penn., an historical marker was added to the Bayfront to honor the 202nd anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie.
In public meetings, Michigan Department of Natural Resources staff heard comments "chumming" and stealhead possession limit, but they decided not to make any changes in the regulation.
Shipping interests are pressing the Army Corps of Engineers to authorize a $1.3 million study of expanding the Soo Locks, in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Dawdling on expanding the Soo Locks hurts the competitiveness of the Midwest and this is why his study should be fully funded.
Boaters and residents in Niagara County village and in Canada say excessive speed by tour craft on the Niagara River leaves property damage in its wake.
28 states measured water activity using park reports and other publicly available data and at least two Great Lakes states boasted top-five rankings in every category they measured for water activity.
Global climate change continues delivering warmer temperatures and heavier rains to Minnesota, lakes and their inhabitants and scientists are still trying to figure out how a changing climate affects walleye and other species of fish.
The city of Fremont, Ohio, has still not received a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Section 404 permit that is needed to work on the Ballville dam removal because there must be supplemental sampling and testing of sediment in the impoundment area behind the dam.
Leaders at the Maryland Department of Environment believe that Lake Erie leaders can learn a lot from what they're doing to reduce nutrient loadings and improve water quality.
Thee UM Climate Center's Great Lakes Adaptation Assessment for Cities (GLAA-C) project helped develop and implement a variety of adaptation strategies throughout the Great Lakes region to better understand the challenges municipalities face when dealing with climate change. A new series of factsheets highlights some of the GLAA-C outcomes and resources.
The L.L. Smith Jr., part of the University of Wisconsin-Superior's aquatic research and education program for three decades, has new owners and a new lease on life.