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August 2015
'Healing waters' ceremony planned in Port Clinton
The Daily Journal (8/31)

EDITORIAL: Be careful with the Great Lakes
Akron Beacon Journal (8/31)

EPA app targets mobile algae forecasting
Great Lakes Echo (8/31)

Flint mayor accepts petitions but not call to end use of Flint River
M Live (8/31)

Luxury on the Great Lakes: the era of ‘palace steamers’
WKAR - FM Michigan State University (8/31)

Mequon residents upset about disappearing beaches, bluffs
WISN - TV Milwaukee (8/31)

North Toledo site prepares for farm on dredged soil
The Toledo Blade (8/31)

Testing farm soil can help in algae fight
The Columbus Dispatch (8/31)

Toxin levels in raw Lake Erie water drop today, tests show
The Toledo Blade (8/31)

Artistry on the water in Algonac, MI: Wooden motorboats
CBS News (8/30)

Boaters Beach, 'greatest place God ever made,' brings hundreds each weekend to Saginaw Bay
MLive (8/30)

Despite Soo shutdown, new lock a long shot
Detroit Free Press (8/30)

Foreign species plan a balance of risk, benefits
Ottawa Sun (8/30)

How can water-rich WNY tap into fiscal opportunity?
The Buffalo News (8/30)

Two Rivers area shipwrecks explored
Manitowoc Herald Times (8/30)

Algae in western Lake Erie eats into fishing business
The Associated Press (8/29)

Can the Great Lakes become an engine for growth again?
The Buffalo News (8/29)

Massive cleanup plan emerging for U.S. Steel site in Duluth
Duluth News Tribune (8/29)

Newest invasive species spotted on Minnesota lakes puts squeeze on plants, fish
Star Tribune (8/29)

Endangered mussel relocation on Grand River begins at Lyons Dam
MLive (8/28)

Lakes with invasive starry stonewort grow to six
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/28)

COMMENTARY: A tour of Lake Michigan, my inland sea
The New York Times (8/27)

COMMENTARY: The future of chinook fishing on Lake Michigan
The News-Dispatch (8/27)

Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationists
The Associated Press (8/27)

Duluth Port celebrates key role in wind energy supply chain
WDIO-TV - Duluth, MN (8/27)

E. coli levels high at some Grand Traverse Bay beaches
Traverse City Record-Eagle (8/27)

EDITORIAL: An unrealistic plan for wastewater overflows
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/27)

Gene discovery may help restore Great Lakes lake trout
Great Lakes Echo (8/27)

LEEDCo begins taking core samples of Lake Erie bottom
The Plain Dealer (8/27)

Mentor Marsh restoration begins soon with reed-harvesting project
The Plain Dealer (8/27)

Phosphorus Recovery System addresses water quality challenges with manure
Ohio's Country Journal (8/27)

Province offering grants to community groups to protect Great Lakes
Burlington Post (8/27)

Residents want possession of street threatened by erosion
Star Beacon (8/27)

State approves Belle River watershed plan
The Times Herald (8/27)

Team hopes to boost lake herring population
Traverse City Record-Eagle (8/27)

Volunteers clean up Grand Traverse County beaches
9&10 News - Cadillac, MI (8/27)

COMMENTARY: In court, the battle for Lake Michigan rages on
The Detroit News (8/26)

Conservationists, anglers debate St. Lawrence River fisheries in Clayton
Watertown Daily Times (8/26)

Feud leaves $1M Customs facility gathering dust
The Detroit News (8/26)

How much does Michigan pay to manage water? 'No one has a clue'
MLive (8/26)

Larger number of perch found in Lake Michigan
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/26)

Ribble joins phosphorus cruise
Green Bay Press Gazette (8/26)

State's Great Lakes, ocean employment makes waves
Record-Eagle (8/26)

Video shows invasive freshwater jellyfish found in Northern Michigan lake
MLive (8/26)

Coast Guard’s Mackinaw uses unique tech
Green Bay Press Gazette (8/25)

Grand Haven man paddles across Lake Michigan after failed 2014 attempt
M Live (8/25)

Lake Erie beaches get a little nourishment
The Windsor Star (8/25)

Lake Erie Shoreline Master Plan in final draft stages
St Thomas Times Journal (8/25)

Ohio EPA appoints official to manage Lake Erie water quality
WKBN - TV Toledo (8/25)

Public comment period closing for nuclear waste dump near Lake Huron
Huron Daily Tribune (8/25)

Tests turn up no sign of Asian carp in Fox, Milwaukee rivers
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/25)

Time running out for public comment on future of Michigan's waterways
Michigan Radio (8/25)

Toxic algae brewing in western Lake Erie; 6 other sites in WNY
The Buffalo News (8/25)

Two Rivers awarded $584,000 harbor grant
Manitowoc Herald Times (8/25)

Waukesha plan for Lake Michigan water raises worries
The New York Times (8/25)

Will Michigan buy into fish farming on the Great Lakes?
Michigan Radio (8/25)

Algal bloom spreading into Lake Erie's central basin
The Sandusky Register (8/24)

Amherst Island wind project approved
Kingston Whig-Standard (8/24)

Appleton North grad studies lake phenomenon
Post Crescent (8/24)

Contest pursues solution to algae
The Toledo Blade (8/24)

Mackinac oil pipeline inspection data 'too complex' for state, says Enbridge
MLive (8/24)

Should swimming be banned when Lake Erie water is unsafe? Toxic algae policies differ across Ohio
The Plain Dealer (8/24)

‘Significant’ erosion due to lake surge
The Journal Times (8/24)

Boblo boat Columbia left mark on U.S. maritime history; facts that make her unique
The News-Herald (8/23)

Deadline near for public input on Michigan 30-year water strategy
MLive (8/23)

In Minnesota, fight between mining and environment gets personal
Al Jazeera (8/23)

Iron ore shipping continues to dip
Duluth News Tribune (8/23)

Milwaukee company's device delivers hope for clean drinking water
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/22)

Public invited to tour new county wetlands in Port Huron
The Voice (8/22)

Restoration of Frog Island hailed as Buffalo comeback story
The Buffalo News (8/22)

250-mile Grand River water trail across Michigan under development
MLive (8/21)

Calumet drops Superior oil terminal idea
Superior Telegram (8/21)

Little prairie in the city: urban nature center restores grasslands
Great Lakes Echo (8/21)

Where have all the trout gone?
Green Bay Press-Gazette (8/21)

Cool air plus warm water equals Lake Michigan 'wavemaker'
MLive (8/20)

EDITORIAL: Selling pipeline will be tough
The Chronicle Journal (8/20)

Great Lakes cruise ship Pearl Mist able to leave Holland after being sidelined
The Holland Sentinel (8/20)

Group looking at effects of Lake Erie algae bloom
The Morning Journal (8/20)

Michigan farmers eligible for federal assistance to prevent algae blooms from spreading
WSJV-TV - Elkhart, IN (8/20)

New funding, expanded programming for Global Water Center
Milwaukee Business Journal (8/20)

Project documents Lake Erie shipwrecks, special habitats
The Associated Press (8/20)

Tests show microcystin levels drop in raw Lake Erie water
The Toledo Blade (8/20)

Blue-green algae is proving to be a stubborn foe for Quebec
Montreal Gazette (8/19)

Cargo tonnage down, but salt shipments on rise on Seaway
Niagara this Week (8/19)

EDITORIAL: Chautauqua County is on the right track in considering a ban on microbeads
The Buffalo News (8/19)

Effort to divert water from Lake Michigan sets off fierce debate
Michigan Radio (8/19)

Initiative announced to oppose Canadian plan to bury nuclear waste near Lake Huron
CBS-TV - Detroit, MI (8/19)

Task force working to prevent drownings
WZZM 13-TV - Grand Rapids, MI (8/19)

Toxin level in raw lake water rises to 2.8 ppb
The Blade (8/19)

Trans Canada Trail to fund amenities
The Sault Star (8/19)

Water walkers stop on Manitoulin Island during sacred annual walk
The Manitoulin Expositor (8/19)

Water walkers stop on Manitoulin Island during sacred annual walk
The Manitoulin Expositor (8/19)

Work at Scoby Dam to revitalize its fishery
The Buffalo News (8/19)

Ancient yet endangered, lake sturgeon stage a comeback
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/18)

Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw at Bay Shipbuilding
Green Bay Press Gazette (8/18)

COMMENTARY: Waukesha’s only reasonable option: Lake Michigan
Green Bay Press Gazette (8/18)

DEQ awards grants to protect Michigan's Great Lakes coasts
WNEM - TV Lansing (8/18)

Detroit company poised to revolutionize how cities manage stormwater
Model D Media (8/18)

EDITORIAL: Federal funds should help manage storms
The Detroit News (8/18)

Grain up via St. Lawrence Seaway
Agri-View (8/18)

Indiana Dunes is celebrating 90 years on the lake shore
WSJV-TV - Elkhart, IN (8/18)

Mystery trash washes up at Petoskey beach
Petoskey News-Review (8/18)

Port of Green Bay tonnage declines in July
Green Bay Press Gazette (8/18)

Public weighs in on City of Waukesha's water request
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/18)

Washing away invasive hitchhikers
Michigan Radio (8/18)

DNR stocks the waters of Ionia County with fish
Ionia Sentinel Standard (8/17)

Dredge Fest takes students on tour of Lake Superior Bay
WKBJR - TV Duluth (8/17)

Fight continues against aquatic invasive species
Post-Bulletin (8/17)

Funds awarded to restore Erie Canal's lock 68
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal (8/17)

MacArthur Lock in Sault Ste. Marie reopens to shipping traffic
M Live (8/17)

Restoring forgotten Buffalo lighthouse will create ‘heritage bookends’
The Buffalo News (8/17)

Toronto to disclose when sewage flows into Lake Ontario
WBFO - Buffalo, NY (8/17)

Waterspout at Michigan shore; Show us your photos, video
M Live (8/17)

Welcoming the world to Welland
The Tribune (8/17)

Beaver Island Lighthouse a gateway to the north through Straits of Mackinac
MLive (8/16)

Chautauqua may follow Erie County’s lead in banning microbeads
The Buffalo News (8/16)

How California is winning the drought
The New York TImes (8/16)

Locals protest Canadian nuclear waste site
The Times Herald (8/16)

Public hearing set on Waukesha’s attempt to get Lake Michigan water
The Racine Journal Times (8/16)

Scouts explore shipwreck off Two Harbors breakwater
Duluth News Tribune (8/16)

Leaders back drinking water act
The Toledo Blade (8/15)

Northland organizations recycle lake sediments to make the Northland Greener
Northland's NewsCenter (8/15)

Experts discuss land and water conservation in Manitowoc
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter (8/14)

Steamboat gets ready to ship out across Lake Erie
The Toledo Blade (8/14)

USDA commits $5 million to help farmers reduce runoff feeding Lake Erie toxic algae bloom
The Plain Dealer (8/14)

$1.7M to fight water pollution across Great Lakes region
The Penfield Post (8/13)

$950,000 awarded to restore western Lake Erie wetland
The Beacon (8/13)

'All hands on deck' Enbridge oil spill drill planned for Mackinac straits
MLive (8/13)

4.7M walleye fingerlings planted in Michigan waterways
Detroit Free Press (8/13)

Duluth Port Authority boss outlines future
Duluth News Tribune (8/13)

EPA awards $6.5 million to monitor Great Lakes contaminants
Oswego County Today (8/13)

Near Madeline Island, fight looms over hog feedlot
Star Tribune (8/13)

Peters, Stabenow announce grant to protect coastal land in Petoskey
Petoskey News-Review (8/13)

Repairs to Michigan lock slows shipping traffic
Watertown Daily News (8/13)

Researchers develop fast test for invasive carp in Great Lakes
The Fish Site (8/13)

What would Windsor do if its water supply wasn't safe?
CBC News (8/13)

Bacteria isn't only thing keeping Olcott Beach visitors out of the water
Niagara Gazette (8/12)

Cargo shipments on Great Lakes slow as economy sags
The Globe and Mail (8/12)

COMMENTARY: Breaking the ice
Michigan Radio (8/12)

COMMENTARY: Pipelines, fish tanks and environmental risk
Great Lakes Echo (8/12)

Consumers, companies prepare for Erie County microbead ban
The Buffalo News (8/12)

Enbridge engages Michigan Tech to monitor Straits of Mackinac
CNN Money (8/12)

Halting Asian carp advance 'stymied' by Illinois interests, says senator
MLive (8/12)

Poloncarz signs law prohibiting sale of microbead products in Erie County
Niagara-Wheatfield Tribune (8/12)

Residents, lawmakers fight Canadian nuke waste site
Detroit Free Press (8/12)

SVSU teams up with high school students to research Saginaw Bay Watershed
MLive (8/12)

Why Lake Michigan beach temps plunged to 40s in recent days
MLive (8/12)

Braddock Bay Getting $9.5M Restoration
WXXI - Rochester, NY (8/11)

Calumet drops Superior oil terminal idea
Duluth News Tribune (8/11)

Comment sought on western NY county's proposed microbead ban
North Country Public Radio (8/11)

COMMENTARY: An important victory for Ohio’s waterways
News Democrat (8/11)

COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan is tremendous opportunity for Michigan
Dearborn Press and Guide (8/11)

COMMENTARY: Science, cost don't support Great Lakes diversion plan
Green Bay Press Gazette (8/11)

Cutting Phragmites down to size
Bradford Times (8/11)

Economic impact of the Great Lakes grows as long droughts increase
WKSU - Kent, OH (8/11)

EDITORIAL: Great Lakes icebreaker
The Toledo Blade (8/11)

If sewage spills, city must spill – and fast
The London Free Press (8/11)

Michigan DNR Joins Illinois in Asian Carp Removal Project
9&10 News - Cadillac, MI (8/11)

The EPA examines Maumee River tributary for anti-pollution bugs and fish
Toledo News Now (8/11)

To call or not to call: New Canadian border rules confuse boaters on the St. Lawrence
Innovation Trail (8/11)

Activists: 62 year old pipeline poses threat to Straits of Mackinac
WWTW-TV - Chicago, IL (8/10)

Broken Soo Lock to remain closed at least another 9 days
MLive (8/10)

Historical Association closes in on its fundraising goal to restore the South Haven, MI lighthouse
South Haven Tribune (8/10)

Michigan Senator Stabenow plans legislation dealing with proposed Canadian nuclear waste dump
WDIV - TV Detroit (8/10)

Sen. Baldwin and GB Mayor talk new waterfront legislation
WBAY-TV - Green Bay, WI (8/10)

Sex and violence may control sea lamprey
Great Lakes Echo (8/10)

Shipping companies: Nix the Port Huron Float Down
Port Huron Times Herald (8/10)

State looks to expand wildlife and natural areas in southeastern Wisconsin
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/10)

Stocking program releasing 10,000 sturgeon in northern NY
North Country Public Radio (8/10)

After 190 years, NY’s Erie Canal a relic with a hefty cost
The Associated Press (8/9)

COMMENTARY: Protect Wisconsin's water resources
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/9)

Dual-towered Michigan Island Lightstation lived two lives during time in operation
M Live (8/9)

Health advisory issued at Lake Erie's Maumee Bay State Park
WKEF - TV Dayton, OH (8/9)

Microcystin levels in lake water dip from Saturday's high reading
The Toledo Blade (8/9)

Rep. Ribble Ribble steps up campaign for phosphorus run-off assistance
Door County Daily News (8/9)

Some 'lost' species returning as city habitats are restored
The Toronto Star (8/9)

Survey of western Lake Erie planned to assess fish status
The Monroe News (8/9)

A new icebreaker for the Great Lakes? It's far from certain
The Detroit Free Press (8/7)

COMMENTARY: Detroit should follow Philly’s lead on water
The Detroit News (8/7)

Erie anglers howl over bait shortage
The Toledo Blade (8/7)

Free boat wash targets Michigan invaders
Great Lakes Echo (8/7)

Rallying to save a Welland Canal ferry
St Catharines Standard (8/7)

Boaters beware: busier waters mean more kayakers to avoid
The Buffalo News (8/6)

Company drops plans to ship oil across Lake Superior
MPR News (8/6)

EDITORIAL: How about a question on the Great Lakes?
Akron Beacon Journal (8/6)

Eight things to know about toxic algae before jumping into Lake Erie
cleveland.com (8/6)

El Niño could make Michigan's next winter not so wintry
M Live (8/6)

Elm Grove to bring covered creek back to daylight
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/6)

Lake Erie harmful algae bloom now bigger than last year; needs to be watched closely
MLive (8/6)

Toledo reporting issues rise with algal toxins
Toledo Blade (8/6)

When raw sewage hits Lake Ontario public must be told, Ministry rules
Hamilton Spectator (8/6)

Why Michigan won't shut down Mackinac Straits oil pipeline
MLive.com (8/6)

Bill would deem Great Lakes protected sanctuaries
Detroit News (8/5)

EDITORIAL: State, federal governments should join Erie County in banning microbeads
The Buffalo News (8/5)

St. Lawrence River board lowers water to aid sunken tug salvage
North Country Public Radio (8/5)

2 Canadian freighters arrive at Port of Muskegon on same day
MLive (8/4)

Boblo boats set out on opposite courses
Detroit News (8/4)

Climate change could make it hard for yellow perch to breed
CBC News (8/4)

Detroit wildlife refuge could be model for urban conservation
WKAR - East Lansing, MI (8/4)

Great Lakes glow neon green with algal bloom, NASA photos show
CBC News (8/4)

Lake Superior stays above average
Duluth News Tribune (8/4)

Man circumnavigates Lake Superior on stand-up paddleboard
MLive.com (8/4)

Navy to make history when it commissions new USS Little Rock next to its namesake at Canalside
The Buffalo News (8/4)

Plant that can blind you found in Michigan
The Detroit Free Press (8/4)

'People won't really recognize' parts of Sleeping Bear Dunes after storm, ranger says
M Live (8/3)

Army Corps says MacArthur Lock at Sault Ste. Marie down for repairs and shipping delays likely
The Associated Press (8/3)

COMMENTARY: Statement on Clean Power Plan & Illinois
The Huffington Post (8/3)

Great Lakes steel production slides by 2,000 tons
Northwest Indiana Times (8/3)

Lock closure in Sault Ste. Marie risks shipping backups
The Detroit News (8/3)

Maumee River cruise recalls crisis
The Toledo Blade (8/3)

Northeast Wisconsin preserve gets grant to clean ‘fish boil’ pollution
The Superior Telegram (8/3)

The giant algae bloom turning the Great Lakes GREEN: Scientists warn of 'severe' threat from toxic bacteria
The Daily Mail (8/3)

Toledo Rotary plans to host Lake Erie conference downtown
Toledo Blade (8/3)

What are microbeads and why would Canada ban them?
The Economist (8/3)

Divers track fish species on St. Lawrence River, aiding researchers
Watertown Daily Times (8/2)

Invasive weed discovered in Genesee River
WXXI - Rochester, NY (8/2)

Lift bridges are in need of attention
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal (8/2)

Tall ship Niagara will visit Algonac
The Times Herald (8/2)

The story of the Muskoka River: A struggle between preservation and development
The Globe and Mail (8/2)

COMMENTARY: Groundwater - Diminishing resource, increasing conflict
Wisconsin Lawyer (8/1)

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