What's New on GLIN New York State Fair shipwrecks exhibit The Great Lakes Signature Exhibit presented by New York Sea Grant and The Great New York State Fair has added new displays and expanded in-water demonstrations. The exhibit is located in and along the reflecting pool at the mini-New York State Park at the fairgrounds. The state fair runs through Sept. 1.
In the News Park officials allow Apostle Islands fire to burn Wisconsin State Journal (8/27) National Park Service rangers have discovered a fire on one of the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior that they say has been burning for weeks. The service said Tuesday it's allowing the fire on York Island to keep burning.
ATV beach traffic concerns L. Huron coastal manager BlackburnNews.com (8/27) A Coastal Resources Manager with the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation says it’ll take a combination of education and enforcement to get rid of ATV traffic on Lake Huron beaches.
Lake Erie island warned not to use well water WFMJ Youngstown (8/27) Residents of Pelee Island are being warned not to drink their well water because of potentially toxic algae in Lake Erie. The blue-green algae blooms causing the warning are the same stuff that contaminated the drinking water of about 400,000 people in the Toledo area earlier this month.
COMMENTARY: We must protect our Great Lakes Port Huron Times Herald (8/25) Ontario Power Generation, plans to bury the equivalent of about 53 million gallons of nuclear waste less than a mile from the water’s edge in Kincardine, Ontario — directly across Lake Huron from residents of St. Clair, Sanilac and Huron counties.