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Check here for recent coverage of Great Lakes issues by print, radio and television media outlets in the United States and Canada. This section is updated weekdays by the GLIN Project Team at the Great Lakes Commission. You are welcome to submit Great Lakes-related stories by local, state/provincial or national media.

Note: You may notice broken links on some of the newspaper headlines. Many newspapers (e.g., Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press, etc) keep complete archives of all their stories. So even if a story is months old, these links should still work. Others, however, like the Toronto Globe and Mail and the New York Times, only archive their stories for one week or require a fee to retrieve the complete articles. So, unfortunately, many of these links in the GLIN archive become broken/irretrievable after a day, week or month. By searching the GLIN archive you will have the title and date that each article was published, however, which will enable you to request the full text directly from the newspapers if you desire.

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July 2017
As erosion threatens lakefront, North Shore towns seek solutions together
Chicago Tribune (7/27)

Lake water coming up clear as park tests for toxic chemical
The Northwest Indiana Times (7/17)

Noisy fish? Lake Superior underwater noises include ships, wind and ... eelpout
West Central Tribune (7/17)

Non-native species slowly spreading throughout province, experts say
London Free Press (7/17)

“The Crib”: Restoration begins on historic Lake Michigan lighthouse
Up North Live (7/17)

Celebrating Lake Superior Day, the eco-friendly way
WLUC-TV - Marquette, MI (7/16)

Cities receive hundreds of native trees through Great Lakes grant project
Oswego County Today (7/16)

Health, environmental officials optimistic about Lake Erie
News-Herald (7/16)

Nolan heralds Great Lakes funding
Brainerd Dispatch (7/16)

Pressure mounts for release of federal report after discovery of Asian carp
PBS News (7/15)

14 Michigan beaches flagged for high bacteria levels
MLive (7/14)

Decisions linger regarding ship
The Chronicle Journal (7/14)

Exploring Buffalo's waterfront renaissance: What can Cleveland learn from its Lake Erie neighbor?
The Plain Dealer (7/14)

High Lake Ontario levels nearly pushed Nine Mile nuclear plant into emergency action
WRVO– Oswego, NY (7/14)

Michigan DNR monitoring sturgeon population on St. Clair River
MLive (7/14)

Summer algal presence in Lake Erie predicted to be 3rd largest on record
Sentinel-Tribune (7/14)

Clean Water Act changes bring mixed feelings, uncertainty
The Petoskey News (7/13)

Holiday Beach disappearing as water levels rise
The Windsor Star (7/13)

Once a hub for building cities, Muskegon could become one for taking them apart
Great Lakes Echo (7/13)

St. Clair River is becoming healthier
The Times Herald (7/13)

UM: Harmful algal bloom expected in Lake Erie
Detroit News (7/13)

USGS scientsts, FEMA assess Lake Ontario flood damage
WRVO - Syracuse, NY (7/13)

Author promotes 'Great Lakes literacy'
Port Clinton News-Herald (7/12)

Congress renews efforts to remove gray wolf protections
Wisconsin Public Radio (7/12)

DEQ to hold public hearing on Line 5 anchors request
MLive (7/12)

Local steel production falls by 14,000 tons
The Northwest Indiana Times (7/12)

Milwaukee makes late bid to sell Lake Michigan water to Waukesha
Wisconsin Public Radio (7/12)

Minnesota researchers first to try new method to kill zebra mussels
KSTP-TV – St. Paul, MN (7/12)

Partnership aims to help students better prepare for maritime careers
WTVG-TV - Toledo, OH (7/12)

Researcher to swim across Lake Erie
WKBW-TV - Buffalo, NY (7/12)

Researchers pull samples to combat toxic summer algae blooms
The Toledo Blade (7/12)

Why these guys traveled from Germany to fish our state
The Buffalo News (7/12)

200 years later, game-changing Erie Canal traffics in tourists
Chicago Tribune (7/11)

Celebrate Lake Superior Day 2017
Superior Telegram (7/11)

Coast Guard false alarm calls have increased substantially on Great Lakes
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (7/11)

COMMENTARY: Is Lake Ontario the next superhighway?
The Hamilton Spectator (7/11)

Flood relief, recovery grant application now available
The Monroe County Post (7/11)

House spending bill funds Great Lakes cleanup program
The Detroit News (7/11)

Lake Ontario outflows unchanged by IJC board
The Daily News (7/11)

Researchers pull samples to combat toxic summer algae blooms
WGBA-TV - Green Bay, WI (7/11)

Sherman Inlet will be restored, but public access plans scrapped
The Hamilton Spectator (7/11)

Coast Guard station in Traverse City getting new commander
The Associated Press (7/10)

County plans work to stabilize Fort Gratiot beach
The Times Herald (7/10)

House panel to mark up Interior-EPA spending bill
E&E Daily (7/10)

Intensive fishing finds no more Asian carp beyond barrier
Detroit Free Press (7/10)

MMSD wants to pump oxygen in Kinnickinnic River for fish to breathe
Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel (7/10)

Racine’s mayor is resigning to become CEO of Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Cities Initiative
Fox 6 – Milwaukee (7/10)

Rain-soaked week will add to 2017’s water surplus here
The Buffalo News (7/10)

Flood aid ready for hard-hit communities
Finger Lake Times (7/9)

Lake Erie community builds pool after algae closes beaches
WTOL-TV - Toledo, OH (7/9)

Walk to sustain Great Lakes previewed harborside
Kenosha News (7/9)

Collins: 'There will never be a cut to Great Lakes restoration funding'
The Buffalo News (7/8)

COMMENTARY: Tench can live anywhere and will eat anything. And that’s the problem
North Country Public Radio (7/8)

Cuomo calls on Trump to revamp IJC, regulating Great Lakes water levels
The Buffalo News (7/7)

Quebec seizes three illegal Asian carp from Montreal businesses
CBC News (7/7)

Activists pan pipeline report in call for closure
The Detroit News (7/6)

Boat wakes causing issues along the St. Lawrence river
CKWS-TV - Kingston, ON (7/6)

Canada tweaks law to make boating, fishing easier for Americans
The Buffalo News (7/6)

Coast Guard looks at voiceprint technology to end hoax distress calls
Detroit Patch (7/6)

Enbridge Line 5: What you need to know about new report
MLive (7/6)

Great Lakes initiative comes to Dunkirk
The Post-Journal (7/6)

Lake Ontario walleye population grows by 100,000 in just 1 day
CBC News (7/6)

New dock site now hosting cruise ships
Sault Ste. Marie Evening News (7/6)

Ohio bill gives state EPA more teeth in regulating landfills, Lake Erie dredging
The Plain Dealer (7/6)

OPINION: Our view: Lake Erie takes turn for worse
GoErie (7/6)

What is VHS and why is it killing fish in Lake Erie?
WOIO-TV-Avon Lake, OH (7/6)

Do two fish contaminants create greater health threat than the worst one?
Great Lakes Echo (7/5)

EDITORIAL: Our editorial: Let facts decide pipeline fate
The Detroit News (7/5)

EPA looking for feedback on cleanup plan that includes removing Otsego City Dam
Michigan Public Radio (7/5)

In Detroit, Nestle holds private roundtable on future of water
MLive (7/5)

Michigan DNR: St. Joseph, Kalamazoo rivers test clean for Asian carp
WDIV-TV-Detroit, MI (7/5)

Researchers seeking way to diagnose algal toxin exposure
The Associated Press (7/5)

To swim or not to swim: Lake County inspectors check public beaches and pools
Lake County News-Sun (7/5)

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service spraying for lamprey
WLUC-TV-Negaunee, MI (7/5)

Volunteers clean up holiday litter, trash on Grand Haven beaches
WZZM-TV-Grand Rapids, MI (7/5)

Nearly 4k miles of Lake Huron may lose protection under Trump order
MLive (7/4)

Spring rains too much for sewage plant, as city surpassed treated solids standard
CBC - Hamilton (7/4)

Tribal leader optimistic a new fishing agreement can be reached this year
Wisconsin Public Radio (7/4)

What's going on with ballast water and invasive species in Lake Erie?
WKYC - Cleveland, OH (7/4)

Crews to survey Saginaw and Tittabawassee rivers for invasive sea lampreys
MLive (7/3)

Erie Canal bicentennial begins July 4
WBFO-Buffalo, NY (7/3)

Great Lakes advocates rally in support of federal cleanup funding
Wisconsin Public Radio (7/3)

Record-high Great Lakes water levels offer new problems and benefits for cargo ships
WKSU – Kent, OH (7/3)

Sen. Debbie Stabenow to be in West Michigan to support Great Lakes protection
WWMT-TV-Kalamazoo, MI (7/3)

Toronto harbor islands hurt by Lake Ontario flooding
WXXI-Rochester, NY (7/3)

Crews combat the trash
Traverse City Record-Eagle (7/2)

Goderich Mayor says Great Lakes Initiative concerned over Trump policy
Blackburn News (7/2)

Historic riverboat tour returns to Wisconsin Maritime Museum
WLUK-TV-Manitowoc, WI (7/2)

Study: Warm waters increase lake trout hooking mortality
Detroit Lakes Online (7/2)

This majestic Great Lakes lighthouse has a 1905 shipwreck on its beach
MLive (7/2)


 
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