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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. You'll also find quick links to a large collection of the region's media sources, organized by state/province and city. The In the News 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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September 2014
'Diverse habitat' of the Powder Islands now protected
CBC News (9/29)

Climate change makes it harder to save Lake Erie
The Toledo Blade (9/29)

First lakefront enhancement projects get green light
Niagara This Week (9/29)

Higgins secures $4.7 million to restore Buffalo River habitat
The Buffalo News (9/29)

Ohio officials earmark money to reduce Lake Erie algae threat
WOSU – Columbus, OH (9/29)

Riverkeeper to begin $4.7M restoration project along Buffalo River
Buffalo Business First (9/29)

Salmon population declines
Traverse City Record-Eagle (9/29)

Toledo mayor meets with Great Lakes-area leaders
The Associated Press (9/29)

Michigan State using $1 million federal grant for acoustic-monitoring Great Lakes robofish
The Associated Press (9/28)

Invasive snails infest St. Louis River estuary
The Associated Press (9/26)

Island resident voices concern of nuclear waste near L. Huron
The Manitoulin Expositor (9/26)

To catch a predator: Citizens enlisted to track invasive species
Great Lakes Echo (9/26)

Wildlife Refuge welcomes new park ranger
The News-Herald (9/26)

Calumet River coal storage site to shut down
CBS - Chicago, IL (9/25)

Coalition of groups builds native fish spawning reef near Algonac
The Voice (9/25)

Collins shares tale of Toledo water woe
The Toledo Blade (9/25)

DNR seeks federal approval to use potash on Christmas Lake to kill zebra mussels
Star Tribune (9/25)

Great Lakes in unprecedented danger, Chicago mayor says
Detroit Free Press (9/25)

Judge OKs controversial land swap in Michigan’s Ottawa National Forest
Great Lakes Echo (9/25)

Pink salmon, sea lamprey surprise catches in local rivers
The Plain Dealer (9/25)

Slowly, surely, the St. Clair River overcomes its impairments
The Voice (9/25)

Ancient sturgeon finally catch a break
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (9/24)

Couillard says Cacouna drilling necessary
The Montreal Gazette (9/24)

E.P.A. unveils second phase of plan to reverse Great Lakes damage
New York Times (9/24)

EPA: 5-year plan for Great Lakes focuses on toxins, invasive species, farm runoff and habitat
ClickOn Detroit (9/24)

Grand Blanc Township to hold off on ET Rover pipeline decision until after county-wide meeting
MLive (9/24)

Great Lakes panel to discuss environmental concerns
Detroit Free Press (9/24)

Great Lakes water protection meeting in Chicago
Chicago Tribune (9/24)

Great Lakes water quality gets star treatment
The Windsor Star (9/24)

High water levels mean high risks at Lake Michigan piers
Holland Sentinel (9/24)

Lakes Michigan and Huron surge to highest water levels in 15 years
MLive (9/24)

Not in my lake: Nuke waste meeting draws crowd
Huron Daily Tribune (9/24)

Rep. Dianda introduces resolution to protect Lake Superior from Asian carp
WBUP-TV - Calumet, MI (9/24)

Timeline: A detailed look at foreign cargo ships' visits to Port of Muskegon since 2012
Muskegon Chronicle (9/24)

Toledo Mayor Collins to speak at Great Lakes summit
Toledo Blade (9/24)

‘Historic day for Buffalo,’ Zemsky says of SolarCity RiverBend plans
The Buffalo News (9/24)

COMMENTARY: The next climate bomb is about to explode in Quebec
Huffington Post (9/23)

EDITORIAL: Paying heed to all the waterfront voices
Hamilton Spectator (9/23)

EDITORIAL: Proceed with Plan 2014: Proposal can sensibly regulate waterways, mitigate flooding
Watertown Daily Times (9/23)

First oil sands bitumen tanker arrives in Sorel-Tracy port
CBC News (9/23)

Quebec backs environmentalists to stop TransCanada exploratory drilling
Montreal Gazette (9/23)

Storms force more sewage to be dumped into Lake St. Clair
The Daily Tribune (9/23)

Storms force more sewage to be dumped into Lake St. Clair
The Daily Tribune (9/23)

U.S. Steel Canada to sell Hamilton Works operations
Globe and Mail (9/23)

Worst risk to Toledo water has passed, expert says
Toledo Blade (9/23)

Coast Guard has long history and big presence in Blue Water area
Port Huron Times Herald (9/22)

COMMENTARY: Risk and resilience in the Great Lakes Basin
Great Lakes Echo (9/22)

Deja dune: Proposed bill would roll back 2012 changes in Michigan's sand dunes law
MLive.com (9/22)

Environmentalists concerned over construction runoff in East Bay
WGTU-TV - Traverse City, MI (9/22)

Five delay crossing of Lake Michigan on paddleboards
Fox 28 Elkhart IN (9/22)

Lake Ontario south shore lawmakers urge John Kerry to block Plan 2014
Watertown Daily Times (9/22)

New Canadian patrol vessel christened
Marine Log (9/22)

North Michigan lighthouse turns 140 years old
Petoskey News Review (9/22)

Pollution-control measures in Milwaukee River basin two years behind
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (9/22)

U.S. Senate resolution opposes Canadian nuke waste plan
Detroit Free Press (9/22)

Court asked to stop construction of huge Ontario wind farm
The Globe and Mail (9/21)

Longest ship on Great Lakes freed after running aground off Duluth
Minneapolis Star Tribune (9/21)

COMMENTARY: New UWM school foments 'revolution' in freshwater technologies
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (9/20)

COMMENTARY: Toxic waste dumped into Niagara River a threat to Lake Ontario
Toronto Star (9/20)

Manistee dam removal yields snake hibernaculum
Great Lakes Echo (9/19)

Microplastic pollution widespread in St. Lawrence River
Summit County Citizens Voice (9/19)

Shipyard plans cleanup of Howard’s Pocket
Superior Telegram (9/19)

Algae, phosphorus control hot topics at Farm Science Review
The Columbus Dispatch (9/18)

EDITORIAL: Don’t let microplastic threaten Great Lakes
Lansing State Journal (9/18)

Federal legislation would ban microplastics in personal care products
Great Lakes Echo (9/18)

Lake Erie walleye have successful hatch this year
The Plain Dealer (9/18)

Lake Michigan beaches still need volunteers for weekend cleanup
The Holland Sentinel (9/18)

Pavlov addresses Canadian panel on nuclear waste dump
The Voice (9/18)

Researchers ID mystery wreck in Lake Erie
The Toledo Blade (9/18)

Rochester, N.Y. releases new images for Port of Rochester project
Democrat & Chronicle (9/18)

Symposium dives into St. Clair River
The Times Herald (9/18)

Want to help the Great Lakes? Change your soap
Detroit Free Press (9/18)

Work could start this fall on berm through Indiana marsh to block Asian carp from Great Lakes
Star Tribune (9/18)

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson touts lakefront development plan on Goodtime III
Northeast Ohio Media Group (9/17)

EDITORIAL: Congress takes on Lake Erie algal blooms while Ohio lawmakers remain MIA
(9/17)

Hopgood introduces legislation to address radioactive waste dumping
The News-Herald (9/17)

Lawmaker action with hydraulic fracturing
The Vindicator (9/17)

Mock oil spill tests response plan
Michigan Radio (9/17)

Money-losing Cleveland-Europe Express will sail more often
The Plain Dealer (9/17)

Monroe, Wayne County, N.Y. leaders blast lake level plan
Democrat & Chronicle (9/17)

St. Lawrence Seaway shipping outpaces 2013
Wisconsin Public Radio (9/17)

St. Lawrence, Lake Ontario levels debate moves to Washington
North Country Public Radio (9/17)

St. Lawrence, Lake Ontario levels debate moves to Washington
North Country Public Radio (9/17)

State, tribe and environmental groups fight over mercury in St. Louis River in Minnesota
Star Tribune (9/17)

Water levels in the Great Lakes are up in 2014
The London Free Press (9/17)

Buffalo Maritime festival starts Friday
Buffalo News (9/16)

Changes in America's Dairyland foul the waters of Green Bay
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (9/16)

COMMENTARY: National Estuaries Day is almost here
Sandusky Register (9/16)

DNR to provide highlights of Lake Michigan comments at forum
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter (9/16)

EDITORIAL: UWM and Milwaukee invest in water research
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (9/16)

Enbridge plans to bring more tar sands oil into Great Lakes region
Michigan Radio (9/16)

Great Lakes racing to prepare for new kind of oil spill
WBEZ Chicago (9/16)

Kaptur ask organizations to help with Lake Erie water testing
Toledo Blade (9/16)

Local project to create Detroit River bird-watching spot
CBS - Detroit, MI (9/16)

Michigan officials fight proposed Lake Huron nuke waste storage
WKAR - East Lansing, MI (9/16)

Scientists get federal grant for Great Lakes climate impact study
Petoskey News Review (9/16)

Toledo Maritime Academy students join Brig Niagara
Toledo Blade (9/16)

Enbridge, agencies to simulate oil spill response
Associated Press (9/15)

Farmers on board to limit area’s phosphorus runoff
The Toledo Blade (9/15)

Grass carp may be the Asian carp most likely to establish itself in Lake Erie
The Voice (9/15)

Manchester-area farmers finding ways to reduce waste run-off after Lake Erie scare
The Manchester Enterprise (9/15)

Ambitious few are turning lighthouses into living spaces
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (9/14)

Ohio Farm Bureau adds $1 million to water quality plan
The Toledo Blade (9/14)

Harsh winter felt deep into Great Lakes shipping season
Green Bay Press-Gazette (9/13)

Invasive species, a concern in St. Lawrence County, target of new boating regulations
North County Now (9/13)

Lake Michigan levels rise above average
WXMI-TV - Grand Rapids, MI (9/13)

Toledo may use conservation to fight water toxins
WLWT-TV - Cincinnati, OH (9/13)

Toxic algae cocktail brews in Lake Erie
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (9/13)

Bank stabilization project helps clean river
Lake County News Chronicle (9/12)

Foliage map shows fall beginning to emerge
Times Union (9/12)

Grass carp may be the Asian carp most likely to establish itself in Lake Erie
The Voice (9/12)

Minnesota regulators order a broader look at pipeline route
Star Tribune (9/12)

Officials: No wolf hunt in Michigan this year
Monroe News (9/12)

Standards needed for heavy oil cleanup, U.S. Coast Guard says
CBC (9/12)

Brig Niagara marks Battle of Lake Erie anniversary
Erie Times-News (9/11)

Coast Guard: We can't adequately respond to Great Lakes heavy oil spill
Detroit Free Press (9/11)

Environmental group calling for construction of 'far-offshore wind farms in Ontario
The London Free Press (9/11)

Feds provide $7.9M for Great Lakes habitat work
Detroit Free Press (9/11)

Great Lakes Beach Sweep coming Sept. 20
The Buffalo News (9/11)

Manchester, Michigan-area farmers finding ways to reduce waste run-off after Lake Erie scare
The Manchester Enterprise (9/11)

Members of Congress press two bills on Lake Erie toxin
The Toledo Blade (9/11)

New buoy could be part of Toledo’s water solution
Toledo Free Press (9/11)

Photographer captures the many faces of Lake Michigan
Post Crescent (9/11)

Residents pipe up about pumping station
The Courier (9/11)

Tests deal with potential carp attack
Associated Press (9/11)

Detroit EM to go ahead with land sale for new US-Canada bridge despite objections
CBS - Detroit, MI (9/10)

Former nuclear scientist slams idea to bury radioactive waste near Lake Huron
CTV News - London, ON (9/10)

Great Lakes Powerboat Race has $8 million impact
The Times (9/10)

Lake Huron surpasses 95-year average
The Manitoulin Expositor (9/10)

Public engagement campaign launches to stop the spread of phragmites
The Manitoulin Expositor (9/10)

Researching offshore wind developments
BlackburnNews.com (9/10)

Sunk in a flash: Tragic 1899 shipwreck discovered in Lake Superior
MLive (9/10)

Sunk in a flash: Tragic 1899 shipwreck discovered in Lake Superior
MLive (9/10)

Surf's up on Lake Superior!
Fox UP (9/10)

COMMENTARY: Post Toledo crisis, a different approach needed for Great Lakes
Great Lakes Echo (9/9)

EPA: Officials must target algae triggers
The Columbus Dispatch (9/9)

House votes to block EPA water rules
The Associated Press (9/9)

Minnesota lake first in nation to use new product to kill zebra mussels
Star Tribune (9/9)

More federal funding on the way to combat algae in lake
Sentinel-Tribune (9/9)

Ohio Supreme Court presses questions on water and authority
WKSU - Kent, OH (9/9)

Ontario Power Generation works to calm concerns over nuclear waste dump
The Toronto Star (9/9)

Toledoans asked to keep a lid on using city water
The Toledo Blade (9/9)

COMMENTARY: Clarity about clean water
The Toledo Blade (9/8)

COMMENTARY: Heal Lake Erie now, or wait for the next crisis
The Toledo Blade (9/8)

Duluth project will turn methane into energy
Duluth News Tribune (9/8)

Explorers find rare schooner wreck in Lake Ontario
Philly.com (9/8)

Great Lakes advocates holding annual conference
Associated Press (9/8)

Ohio EPA may rework wetlands permits
The Columbus Dispatch (9/8)

Plan to bury nuclear waste near Lake Huron safe, experts say
The Globe and Mail (9/8)

Plans for a nuclear waste storage facility near Lake Huron face a public hearing
Michigan Radio (9/8)

Shipwreck discovery on Lake Superior
Channel 9&10 Cadillac (9/8)

Study: Restoring Grand River could boost Grand Rapids economy
CBS - Detroit, MI (9/8)

Toledo water woes stir call for national standards, strategy to fight algae toxins
The Plain Dealer (9/8)

2013 flood a watershed moment for GR disaster preparedness
Crain's Detroit Business (9/7)

Before toxic algae, Lake Erie was solution to looming crisis
Toledo Blade (9/7)

US, Canadian agencies plan Lake Erie exercise to deal with potential Asian carp infestation
Minneapolis Star Tribune (9/7)

Proximity to Great Lakes a key factor in local officials' views
Holland Sentinel (9/6)

'Great Lakes tidal wave' causes 5-foot immediate rise in water on Lake Superior shoreline
MLive.com (9/5)

City reduces water testing for toxins to alternate days
The Toledo Blade (9/5)

Despite stubborn winter ice, Great Lakes seaway cargo ahead of 2013
St. Paul Pioneer Press (9/5)

Fall salmon run up Lake Ontario tributaries 'a little behind schedule,' say some
The Post-Standard (9/5)

Ohio plans to stop Asian carp from reaching Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair
The Voice (9/5)

US approves expansion of Great Lakes sanctuary
The Associated Press (9/5)

Ashtabula River removed from Great Lakes watch list after $85 million cleanup
The Plain Dealer (9/4)

COMMENTARY: A regional perspective makes sense for Lake County economy
Lake County News-Sun (9/4)

COMMENTARY: Stopping the dumping of coal ash into Lake Michigan
The Rock River Times (9/4)

COMMENTARY: Water quality solution depends on cooperation of all
The Detroit News (9/4)

Huron Boats a part of Kincardine's marine heritage history
Kincardine News (9/4)

Lake Erie crisis calls for action, panel told
The Toledo Blade (9/4)

Cleveland metal-plating company pleads guilty to Clean Water Act crimes for dumping sludge waste
The Plain Dealer (9/3)

Columbus replica ships dock in Michigan City
The Northwest Indiana Times (9/3)

EPA adds another $12M for battling Lake Erie algae
Associated Press (9/3)

Great Lakes Center to get an upgrade
The Buffalo News (9/3)

Lakewood reaches agreement with Ohio EPA to reduce sewer overflows
The Plain Dealer (9/3)

New state law to create fine for not cleaning boats
Star-Gazette (9/3)

River institute researcher focuses on area wetlands
Cornwall Seaway News (9/3)

Stationary Lake Ontario ships explained
The St. Catharines Standard (9/3)

Buffalo waterfront history tours do a booming business
Buffalo News (9/2)

Gibraltar Island, Ohio: Put-in-Bay’s studious neighbor
The News-Messenger (9/2)

Lake Michigan ferry fight builds big lobbying tab
USA Today (9/2)

Michigan students aid in Lake Superior Initiative
Daily Mining Gazette (9/2)

NASA reports International Space Station to monitor Lake Erie algae growth problem
Clarksville Online (9/2)

New York silent on Lake Ontario water level plan
Poughkeepsie Journal (9/2)

Public health advisories stay for 2 Lake Erie beaches
Toledo Blade (9/2)

Quebec’s toxic gulls offer clues about flame retardants
Environmental Health News (9/2)

Results surface in lake trout study
WLUC TV6 - Negaunee, MI (9/2)

Science & art merge as 3,500 pound eco-system dropped into Lake Superior
Northland News Center (9/2)

The 'Blob' is gone: Historic spill changed the way we view the St. Clair River
Port Huron Times Herald (9/2)

Thirty-five juvenile lake sturgeon set to be released into Kalamazoo River
MLive (9/2)

Upper Great Lakes continue to rise
The Bemidji Pioneer (9/2)

Water ban remains for Pelee Islanders in Lake Erie as blue-green algae threat continues
CTV News - Windsor, ON (9/2)

White Lake rising: Toxic hot spot, Temple of Doom, delisting -- what's this stuff mean?
Muskegon Chronicle (9/2)

Wis. lakeshore area could have national marine sanctuary
Green Bay Press Gazette (9/1)


 
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