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While we work to prevent future untreated sewage and water dumping, it is important to do our best to undo already existing damage to the lakes, which is the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2015 was introduced.
Penned fish farms like the ones being advocated for the Great Lakes can bring significant revenue to Michigan. But critics note they also allow fish waste to escape freely into surrounding water.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is opposed to Waukesha's quest to divert water from Lake Michigan, but the city argues that this is the only answer to a court order to improve water quality by June 2018 and to also meet demands for more water.
Developed collaboratively by the U.S. EPA, U.S Geological Survey, and Wisconsin DNR, Virtual Beach is free decision-support software that enables coastal beach managers, public health professionals, and researchers to efficiently develop and operate water-quality models to inform beach-specific decisions.
The SS Columbia arrived in Buffalo last week where it will remain at a Lake Erie waterfront dock in Silo City.
The building next to the Renaissance Center was built to attract cruise ships.
The property also includes at least one Indian burial mound, which the company has said it will not disturb. The DNR should make sure that there aren't more such sites. While the company would not be required to preserve the mounds, it needs to treat the sites with the respect they deserve, and will have to move any remains to another location.
Officials from a portion of Lake Ontario from Jefferson County through Wayne County, New York, want that portion of the lake to become a national marine sanctuary. The coalition of activists and government leaders from four counties are applying for the federal designation that would put that section of the lake in the same category as places like the Florida Keys.
Since 2005, the DNR and Central Michigan University have been tagging smallmouth bass. Since that time, more than 7,000 smallmouth bass have been tagged in order to study movement and nesting habitats of the fish within the Great Lakes.
You don't have to be an expert in probability theory to know a disaster somewhere is inevitable. Everyone who knows anything about it knows we need a highly secure national storage site or sites.
A guide to Isle Royale National Park for tourists from the West Coast of the United States
Researchers are creating three dimensional images of shipwrecks deep in Lake Huron in Michigan, revealing the wrecks to the public and further exploration.
Heavy spring rains and fertilizers are the combination responsible for algae blooms along Lake St. Clair's southern shoreline that are visible in satellite photos.
Due to an expiring deal with Midwest Energy Resources Co., 2015 won't feature the same 1.69 million tons of coal being exported out of Duluth, Minn., that 2014 did. But it doesn't mean the end of the practice altogether.
Enbridge Energy's promise to keep heavy crude out of the Straits of Mackinac doesn't remove the threat to the Great Lakes, and it shouldn't appease those charged with protecting them, either.
Several Michigan lawmakers have joined their peers from the seven other Great Lakes states in expressing concern about a proposal by a Wisconsin city to divert water from the the lakes basin.
As New York State looks at access to vast freshwater supplies as a possible engine for attracting people and jobs, the region's leaders and politicians might do well to take lessons from a Great Lakes shore city that has a track record - Milwaukee, Wis.
After a lengthy rain delay, work has resumed on a federal project that aims to prevent Asian carp and other invasive water creatures from traversing Eagle Marsh in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed an advisory board to implement recommendations on Michigan oil pipeline safety. The Michigan Pipeline Safety Advisory Board includes, among others, members of the U.S. Coast Guard, National Wildlife Foundation, Marathon Pipeline Co. and Enbridge Inc.
A bill authored by Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin would give a boost to waterfront redevelopments. Under the Waterfront Community Revitalization and Resiliency Act, the federal Commerce Department would review local development plans and give a special designation to communities that integrate a variety of economic, environmental and infrastructure components.