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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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July 2014
newCOMMENTARY - Success for Cleveland's new lakefront pedestrian bridge requires high-speed design excellence
Cleveland (7/22)

newCOMMENTARY: Business and water policy: A troubling brew
Great Lakes Echo (7/22)

newCOMMENTARY: The unlikely hero: Could belugas save the Great Lakes?
The Huffington Post (7/22)

newNew bridge over St. Lawrence River announced
Net News Ledger (7/22)

newOld Port swimmers push for more access to St. Lawrence River
CTV News Montreal (7/22)

newProposed ferry service would link Buffalo’s Canalside to outer harbor
The Buffalo News (7/22)

newResearch finds no improvement in mercury levels in northern Wisconsin lakes
Price County Daily (7/22)

newThe rivers that run through it: A basin of toxins
The Windsor Star (7/22)

Cleaned-up Kalamazoo River 'unrecognizable' to Ceresco, Mich. historian with loss of town's dam
MLive (7/21)

newHow many Great Lakes have you dipped a toe in?
MLive (7/21)

Lake Ontario bay dredging project set to start
The Wall Street Journal (7/21)

newNolan meets with Army Corps Of Engineers, Port Authority officials
Duluth News Tribune (7/21)

newSeverstal steel plant sale comes amid pollution worries, lawsuit
Detroit Free Press (7/21)

St. Lawrence Seaway steel shipment boost largely due to auto industry demand
Watertown Daily Times (7/21)

COMMENTARY: Asian carp swim through federal court on their way to Great Lakes
The Plain Dealer (7/20)

COMMENTARY: Lake Huron is no place for a nuclear waste dump
Epoch Times (7/20)

Lake Superior Day celebrated along the shores of the Great Lake
Northland News Center (7/20)

Ohio pushes to end sediment dumping into Lake Erie
Associated Press (7/20)

Thousands watch dragons ply Maumee River in 13th annual fest
The Toledo Blade (7/20)

Bay Ship receives contract to build two tugs, barges
Green Bay Press Gazette (7/18)

Chippewa, EPA set meeting on Gogebic mine
The Associated Press (7/18)

Congress considers three Great Lakes bills
Sandusky Register (7/18)

Senator Gillibrand: List microbeads as Great Lakes threat
The Associated Press (7/18)

Asian carp controversy: Recent ruling by U.S. Court of Appeals has environmental, economic impact on Muskegon
MLive (7/17)

Effort abandoned to save 111-year-old freighter as museum ship
Duluth News Tribune (7/17)

Environmentalists, Kohler collide on Lake Michigan golf course plan
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (7/17)

Explorer believes he's found Great Lakes' oldest known shipwreck
Wisconsin Pubic Radio (7/17)

Flash Point: Foggy evening at Miners Beach Falls
Great Lakes Echo (7/17)

Lake Michigan water levels rising after long-term lows
WSBT22 - Indiana (7/17)

Lake Ontario 'shark' turns out to be a publicity stunt
CBC News (7/17)

St. Lawrence Seaway sees surge in grain deliveries
The Canadian Press (7/17)

Your Green Life: "Lake Superior Day"
Northlands News Center (7/17)

COMMENTARY: Lake Huron is no place for a nuclear waste dump
The Huffington Post - Canada (7/16)

EPA welcomes applications for Great Lakes grants
Detroit Free Press (7/16)

Leamington commercial fisherman fined $40K for violations
Windsor Star (7/16)

Legislators play key role boosting funding for Great Lakes dredging projects
Dredging News Online (7/16)

Lower Great Lakes waterspouts early this summer
Planetsave (7/16)

Major gas line upgrade to bore under Maumee River
Toledo Free Press (7/16)

One of offshore wind power's best hopes is fading on Lake Erie
Public Radio International (7/16)

Pols object to Lake Ontario levels
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal (7/16)

Researchers troll for plastic on Great Lakes fishing boat
Great Lakes Echo (7/16)

Researchers troll for plastic on Great Lakes fishing boat
Great Lakes Echo (7/16)

Shark sighting in Lake Ontario: A hoax, or the real deal?
The Post Standard - Syracuse (7/16)

St. Lawrence Seaway grain shipments surge, offsetting iron, coal weakness
The Times Colonist (7/16)

Wisconsin DNR opens Lake Michigan fisheries plan to public review
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (7/16)

Zebra, quagga mussels trump pollution as change agents in lake erie
Phys.org (7/16)

Brutal winter lives on -- in icy lake water temperatures
The Chicago Tribune (7/15)

Ferry owner backs Detroit River bridge that may sink his job
The Detroit News (7/15)

Grab your surf board and hit...Lake Michigan?
Michigan Radio (7/15)

Great Lakes dredging crisis nears end
Dredging Today (7/15)

Great Lakes states' push for Asian carp barrier dealt another legal blow
Cleveland.com (7/15)

Groups still looking for Asian carp solution
Detroit Free Press (7/15)

Researchers predict smaller algae problem in Lake Erie this year
Michigan Radio (7/15)

Toledo park could show benefits of river dredgings
The Toledo Blade (7/15)

Boat picks up trash from Lake Michigan after heavy rains
WISN 12 - Milwaukee, WI (7/14)

Cruises take enthusiasts to hard-to-find Lake Superior lighthouses
The Daily Mining Gazette (7/14)

DNR official: Portage Canal will be restored -- some day
Portage Daily Register (7/14)

EDITORIAL: Lake Ontario plan would hurt Orleans
The Daily News (7/14)

Extremely cold winter leaves Lake Michigan cooler than normal
620 WTMJ - Milwaukee, WI (7/14)

Fish caught in Lake St. Clair looks like a piranha, but it's no man-eater
Detroit Free Press (7/14)

House bill would help shipping on Lake St. Clair, river
The Oakland Press (7/14)

Michigan residents consider how to limit erosion at popular Lake Superior destination
The Associated Press (7/14)

Minnesota Power cheers windmill-shipping milestone
Duluth News Tribune (7/14)

Nuclear waste plan unsafe, panel hears
The Globe and Mail (7/14)

Rainy spring, cold winter help buoy Great Lakes levels
Journal Sentinel (7/14)

Rainy spring, cold winter help buoy Great Lakes levels
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (7/14)

Seaway sorting potential suitors for Dry Docks
St. Catharines Standard (7/14)

US appeals court upholds dismissal of lawsuit seeking barriers to keep carp out of Great Lakes
Associated Press (7/14)

Asian carp laboratory opens
Bayshore Broadcasting (7/13)

Healthy Great Lakes is goal of aid pact: Leaders in U.S., Canada target invasive species
The Columbus Dispatch (7/13)

Michigan DNR Lake Huron Atlantic salmon slow to show
The Grand Rapids Press (7/13)

Scientists use birds to track pollution
The Columbus Dispatch (7/13)

Energy and water bill that passed U.S. House has uncertain future
The Holland Sentinel (7/12)

Another cool blast, Great Lakes influence?
KALL-TV - Rochester, MN (7/11)

EDITORIAL: Pump up Great Lakes restoration, but don't water down Clean Water Act
The Plain Dealer (7/11)

The sea lamprey: Vampire of the Great Lakes
Northland's News Center (7/11)

Banned chemical a concern in Great Lakes
CHCH-TV - Hamilton, ON (7/10)

Coastal revolution in Lake Michigan?
Interlochen Public Radio (7/10)

COMMENTARY: NYPA must fulfill promises
Watertown Daily Times (7/10)

Green slime will invade Lake Erie again this summer
Science Recorder (7/10)

Lake Erie tourism promoted
The News-Messenger (7/10)

Lake Superior water levels highest in over 15 years
KMSP-TV - Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN (7/10)

Long winter affecting Lake Michigan water temperature
Wisconsin State Journal (7/10)

New Ohio water coalition to poll public
Great Lakes Echo (7/10)

Summer forecast for Lake Erie algae to be released
Associated Press (7/10)

University of Michigan computer model shows Straits pipeline break would devastate Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (7/10)

Wisconsin environmentalists working to stop Enbridge pipeline expansion
The Cap Times (7/10)

World's strangest lakes
CNN (7/10)

Belle Isle boosts state recreation passport purchases in Detroit
Crain's Detroit Business (7/9)

Clean up funds awarded for Little Lake
Green Bay Press Gazette (7/9)

Flooding along Minnesota-Ontario border creates issues
Star Tribune (7/9)

Forum tonight on plans for Buffalo's Outer Harbor
Buffalo News (7/9)

Harsh winter blamed for lower iron ore shipments
MPR News (7/9)

Manitoulin OPP urges boaters to be safe this summer on the water
The Manitoulin Expositor (7/9)

New Great Lakes low water report estimates billions in economic losses
The Manitoulin Expositor (7/9)

Quest for Lake Huron salmon tougher, still a treat
Lansing State Journal (7/9)

Recently discovered Air Force plane just one of thousands of Great Lakes graves
The Plain Dealer (7/9)

Shipwreck hunters make rare find on Lake Ontario: Air Force plane that went down in '53
Fox News (7/9)

Welland Canal memorial takes step forward
St. Catharines Standard (7/9)

Are Montreal water-taxis a possibility?
Global News (7/8)

DGR not a 'good idea' near Lake Huron: Anderson
Sun Times (7/8)

Dreaded Asian carp the target of new Ontario lab
CBC News (7/8)

EDITORIAL: An unprecedented collaboration has Lake Erie scum on the run
The Plain Dealer (7/8)

Environmental advocates see hits and misses for their causes in Albany
The Buffalo News (7/8)

Explorers find 1952 US plane wreck in Lake Ontario
The Associated Press (7/8)

Lake Huron facing potential problems
Goderich Signal Star (7/8)

Specialist calls for climate change strategy
Blackburn News (7/8)

State initiative puts emphasis on water
The Toledo Blade (7/8)

Embracing the lake: City officials work to increase lake accessibility, solve challenges
The Morning Journal (7/7)

Environmental group tests Erie Canal and Oswego River (N.Y.) water for invasive species
WRVO Public Media (7/7)

Great Lakes exports mussels, advice and reporter to Texas
Great Lakes Echo (7/7)

Historic lighthouse to return to Lake Erie waterfront
The Toledo Blade (7/7)

How much sewage is in Lake Ontario? The city doesn’t have to say
Global News (7/7)

How much sewage is in Lake Ontario? The city doesn’t have to say
Global News (7/7)

Lake Michigan water level on rise after years of decline
Chicago Tribune (7/7)

Marine sanctuary would include area from Port Washington to Two Rivers
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter (7/7)

A changing Maumee River in Ohio no longer home for some species
The Toledo Blade (7/6)

Dragons paddle in from across Canada
St. Catharines Standard (7/6)

New reefs helping ancient fish thrive in St. Clair River
Detroit Free Press (7/6)

WI DNR paying close attention to perch ideas
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (7/5)

Gypsy moth quarantine to protect trees around Lake Superior
CBC (7/4)

9 of the best Michigan beaches to visit this summer
Detroit Free Press (7/3)

EDITORIAL: Plan 2014, which would regulate Lake Ontario water levels, deserves U.S. support
The Post Standard - Syracuse (7/3)

Lake contamination fouls the water
Post Tribune (7/3)

Lake-level plan foes map moves
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle (7/3)

'Landing Blitz’ to educate boaters on invasive species
LaCrosse Tribune (7/2)

DNR: PCBs levels continue to decline in Lake Michigan fish
The Post Crescent Profile (7/2)

Families learn how scientists study the Great Lakes
Upper Michigan Source (7/2)

Groups want tougher action on Great Lakes pipeline
Crain's Detroit Business (7/2)

Michigan Energy Fair encourages energy efficiency and development of more renewable energy technologies
MLive (7/2)

President signs Senator Portman's algal bloom bill
Sandusky Register (7/2)

Rep. Chris Collins to Meet with Lawmakers Over Concerns of Lake Ontario
Time Warner Cable News (7/2)

Sewage, stormwater prompt swim ban at all Lake Michigan beaches
WGNtv.com (7/2)

'Shipwrecks Alive!' Exhibit Set to Open Thursday
WDIO (7/1)

COMMENTARY: Senator concerned about Lake Erie
The Toledo Blade (7/1)

DNR drops plan to use bacteria to kill zebra mussels on northern lake
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (7/1)

Grants to help water quality having real impact, study finds
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (7/1)

Great Lakes levels rising - Erie boaters pleased
WICU TV - Erie, PA (7/1)

Gypsy moths cause trouble in Lake and Cook counties
Minnesota Post (7/1)

Is your beach contaminated? Officials clash over beach contamination warnings
The Associated Press (7/1)

Lansing police: Grand River oil spill is now criminal investigation
Lansing State Journal (7/1)

Montreal train tracks have become thoroughfares for crude oil tankers
Montreal Gazette (7/1)

Shipwrecks lure divers exploring Great Lakes
The Associated Press (7/1)

Storm forces officials to open Lake Michigan locks
Chicago Tribune (7/1)

Webster studies using lake to fuel industry
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (7/1)


 
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