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August 2013
Anglers could help effort to find out if Asian carp are in Lake Erie
MLive (8/31)

Asian carp threaten balance in the Great Lakes
Toledo Free Press (8/31)

City gets EPA grant to boost water quality
The Mining Journal (8/31)

Fighting phragmites along the shores of Green Bay
WLUK FOX 11 - Green Bay, WI (8/31)

Ind. signs onto Lake Michigan salmon stocking cuts
The Associated Press (8/31)

Lake Michigan Carferry's NPDES Individual Permit Application has been accepted
Ludington Daily News (8/31)

Petoskey man completes canoe circumnavigation of Lake Erie
Petoskey News-Review (8/31)

Shippers keep watchful eye on Seaway levels
WWNY Watertown (8/31)

Commodore Perry's flag ship conquers Lake Erie again, nearly 200 years later
Cleveland Plain Dealer (8/30)

Lake Erie experts fear DNA spike is sign of Asian carp
The Columbus Dispatch (8/30)

Lake Michigan gets look from wind researchers
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/30)

Maritime Academy orders new ship simulator
UpNorthLive.com (8/30)

Meeting addresses fish passage up undammed rivers
Traverse City Record Eagle (8/30)

No Asian carp DNA found in Wisconsin's Lake Michigan harbors, rivers
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/30)

Asian carp DNA found in Sandusky waters
The Plain Dealer (8/29)

COMMENTARY: Public access to Lake Ontario threatened
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (8/29)

Effort to boost lake sturgeon thriving
The Detroit News (8/29)

Erie County groups awarded coastal zone grants
Erie Times-News (8/29)

Historic tug Reiss may soon bid adieu
Allegan News (8/29)

Lake events, economic studies show investments in clean water pay off
Green Bay Press-Gazette (8/29)

Lake Michigan Carferry celebrates 2.5 millionth passenger aboard SS Badger
Ludington Daily News (8/29)

Man-made reef aids spawning fish
The Times Herald (8/29)

Presque Isle Bay plan debated
Erie Times-News (8/29)

Zebra mussels confirmed in MN's Lake Ore-Be-Gone
Duluth News Tribune (8/29)

COMMENTARY: Five ways to be a Great Lakes ‘steward’
MLive.com (8/28)

Farmers' Almanac predicting a winter wonderland for Michigan
Detroit Free Press (8/28)

Lake Michigan Committee wants to reduce salmon stocking
The Associated Press (8/28)

Lake St. Clair Metropark receives $500,000 grant to improve water quality
New Baltimore Chesterfield Patch (8/28)

Restoring Red Arrow Beach
The Herald Times Reporter (8/28)

Sediment might be contributing to algae
The News-Messenger (8/28)

Toxic Erie algae bloom worst in decades
The Windsor Star (8/28)

U. of Michigan getting grant for Asian carp study
The Associated Press (8/28)

Wisconsin, Michigan beaches get $2.6 million to protect water quality
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/28)

Zebra mussels are transforming the Great Lakes and fueling rampant algae growth
MLive (8/28)

Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Ore-Be-Gone
Duluth News Tribune (8/28)

Grand Rapids angler catches 25-pound Chinook on Lake Michigan; are 30-pounders coming?
MLive (8/27)

‘Pirates’ literally sets sail in Chicago
Chicago Sun-Times (8/27)

Extremely low water levels could spell shortened season for boaters this fall
Watertown Daily Times (8/26)

SLELO PRISM coordinating invasive species
Madison County Courier (8/26)

Yorktown cruise ship temporarily stuck in Detroit River
MLive (8/26)

Asian carp have yet to leap across Lake Erie
The Buffalo News (8/25)

Fish barrier vs. carp DNA: What to believe?
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/25)

Freshwater mussels at risk as rivers, lakes shrink
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/25)

Why the Lakes are slowly getting less Great
The Globe and Mail (8/25)

Big ships herald Toledo's Navy Week
The Toledo Blade (8/24)

Buckeyes run fishy operation at Stone Lab
The Toledo Blade (8/24)

Where the water went: Georgian Bay and the future of the Great Lakes
MacLean’s (8/24)

EPA decision on S.S. Badger's coal-dumping permit application expected relatively soon
MLive.com (8/23)

Farmers work to reduce fertilizer runoff contributing to algal blooms
The News-Messenger (8/23)

Great Lakes farmers could earn credits for cutting greenhouse gas emissions
Great Lakes Echo (8/23)

Lake Express captain to mark 2,500th crossing
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/23)

Over $300,000 awarded to preserve and enhance resources surrounding Lake Superior
Northland's NewsCenter (8/23)

Rest, relaxation and maximum gain
The Globe and Mail (8/23)

Shipping season holds its own
Superior Telegram (8/23)

Sturgeon size limit increase adds to their girth
Leader-Telegram (8/23)

The Story of Mackinac Island
UpNorthLive.com (8/23)

Thousands of fish released from Ontario fish farm
CTV (8/23)

Wild Ricers will have to hunt for good rice beds
Wisconsin Public Radio (8/23)

Change in Michigan's critical dune law generates more questions than answers at dune forum
MLive.com (8/22)

Documenting Lake Huron in a homemade submarine
The Alpena News (8/22)

Great Lakes groups want more spending from federal harbor maintenance fund
The Plain Dealer (8/22)

Navy warships to visit Detroit in September
Detroit Free Press (8/22)

OPINION: Great Lakes deserve help
Cambridge Times (8/22)

Phragmites down to manageable level in Emmet County
Petoskey News-Review (8/22)

River Agency waits for state approval to allocate 20 megawatts of power
Watertown Daily Times (8/22)

State to consider Sauk Village request for Lake Michigan water
The Northwest Indiana Times (8/22)

Thousands of fish dead in Cuyahoga River
WKYC-TV 3--Cleveland (8/22)

Vowel movement: How Americans near the Great Lakes are radically changing the sound of English
Slate (8/22)

Algae blooms close Dunton, Holland State Park beaches
The Holland Sentinel (8/21)

Chicago canal not the only possible carp invasion route
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/21)

Study: Are all beach closings required?
The Associated Press (8/21)

White Lake fish as good as other lakes, but you shouldn't eat them every night
MLive.com (8/21)

EDITORIAL: Great Lakes climate
The Toledo Blade (8/20)

Freighter in Erie for a fix after running aground
Erie Times-News (8/20)

No clear path for energy policy in Great Lakes states
Circle of Blue (8/20)

Ohio No. 2 emitter of toxic pollutants after Kentucky, environmental group says
Cleveland Plain Dealer (8/20)

Ontario teen youngest ever to swim Lake Ontario
CBC News (8/20)

State Sen. Rick Jones asks EPA to respect Michigan’s clean water laws
The Holland Sentinel (8/20)

Study aims to better predict deadly rip currents
Interlochen Public Radio (8/20)

Teacher searches out summer research trips
Springfield News-Sun (8/20)

Crew pulls to re-create Perry boat
Toledo Blade (8/19)

Freighter captain captures dramatic video, photos of Lake Michigan waterspout outbreak
MLive.com (8/19)

Indiana Harbor and Canal dredging delayed until October
The Northwest Indiana Times (8/19)

Lake Erie authority ready to move on
Columbus Dispatch (8/19)

Lake Superior researchers study threatened plover
Sacramento Bee (8/19)

Taking stock of salmon in Lake Michigan
Detroit Free Press (8/19)

Freshwater jellyfish back in warm Northland waters
Duluth News Tribune (8/18)

One man’s quest to recover artifacts from Lake Ontario shipwreck brings little-known part of Canada’s heritage to light
Toronto Star (8/18)

Radio operating group staying in Lorain lighthouse
Lorian Chronicle (8/18)

Will lifting genetic fingerprints on Chicago river work?
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/18)

County to continue assault on phragmites
Door County Advocate (8/17)

Great Lakes ports and shipping companies confounded by climate changes and water levels
Circle of Blue (8/17)

Lake Calumet area to benefit from federal, state conservation support
The Northwest Indiana Times (8/17)

Steady cargo shipments in '12 for Great Lakes ports
The Northwest Indiana Times (8/17)

EPA announces $50 Million for Sheboygan River dredging
The Sheboygan Daily (8/16)

Bulk carrier Fednav adds six new vessels to its fleet for Great Lakes shipping
The Canadian Press (8/16)

EDITORIAL: Phragmites control efforts deserve support
Huron Daily Tribune (8/16)

EDITORIAL: Where are their solutions to the Asian carp threat?
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/16)

Grants offered for lakes cleanup
The Windsor Star (8/16)

Great Lakes apple harvest off to early start
The Associated Press (8/16)

Moroun revives Harsens Island bridge plan
Detroit Free Press (8/16)

Navy vessels converge on Glass City for week of festivities
The Toledo Blade (8/16)

Portage port eyes dredging project to improve navigation
The Northwest Indiana Times (8/16)

Threat of water level drop dismissed
The Sarnia Observer (8/16)

Attack of the killer carp
This Magazine (8/15)

Barrel recovery complete
WDIO-TV – Duluth, MN (8/15)

Chippewa tribes oppose state wolf hunt
Leader-Telegram (8/15)

Grosse Pointe Farms to address accretion at lake's edge
Grosse Pointe Patch (8/15)

Harsens Island stunned as owner of only ferry service announces plans to retire
Detroit Free Press (8/15)

Longest ship on Great Lakes free again
The Sault Star (8/15)

Merganser control out: No plan B for controlling swimmer's itch
Interlochen Public Radio (8/15)

Port at Burns Harbor seeing big cargo increases as the Seaway struggles with weather
Chesterton Tribune (8/15)

Proposal would cut salmon stocking in Wisconsin by 38%
Door County Daily News (8/15)

Radar study could help predict dangerous Great Lakes currents
Great Lakes Echo (8/15)

River invasion: It's time to thwart the Asian carp in the Ohio
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (8/15)

An urban waterway's comeback
WBFO-FM 88.7 (8/14)

David Suzuki reveals Ontario’s climate-change fighter
The Toronto Star (8/14)

Local shipwreck explorer finds new discovery in Seneca Lake
WHEC-TV Rochester, NY (8/14)

Michigan to take ownership of lamprey barrier
The Associated Press (8/14)

Pelicans spotted on lake
The London Free Press (8/14)

Trillium Wind Power fights to keep Ontario lawsuit alive
The Toronto Star (8/14)

Volunteers on front line in protecting rivers
The Toledo Blade (8/14)

City of Muskegon seeks grant to improve its Fisherman's Landing; relocation talks are inactive
MLive (8/13)

Hamilton is one step closer to a cleaner harbour
CBC News Hamilton (8/13)

Historic Oswego Lighthouse to be restored
WSYR-TV (8/13)

Lake Michigan water temperatures crash 30 degrees during weekend cool down
MLive (8/13)

Navy set to dock in Chicago
Chicago Tribune (8/13)

Port Huron to discuss wastewater treatment modifications
The Times Herald (8/13)

Windsor student’s discovery may help rid Great Lakes of invasive lampreys
Metro Canada (8/13)

Commission has federal grant to test water quality at Green Bay's Bay Beach
Green Bay Press Gazette (8/12)

Ganging up on carp
Sarnia Observer (8/11)

Habitat restoration project gains funding
The Daily Tribune (8/11)

Phragmites australis is Canada’s worst invasive plant
The Toronto Star (8/11)

Tentative plan announced for Lake Michigan stocking cuts
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/11)

US Great Lakes Iron ore shipments continue to climb in July
Steelguru.com (8/11)

COMMENTARY: The Great Lakes: Drowning in a sea of studies?
Great Lakes Echo (8/10)

Cuyahoga Falls dam removal
WKYC-TV 3--Cleveland (8/10)

Great Lakes low water levels need more public input: mayor
CBC (8/10)

Newest member of the Sierra Club Foundation Board of Directors is notable advocate for offshore wind in the Great Lakes
Enews Park Forest (8/10)

Owner of Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Lighthouse gets to work fixing up her new summer home
News Herald (8/10)

Salmon stocking cuts could help fishery
Green Bay Press-Gazette (8/10)

Scientists check health of state's wetlands
Minnesota Public Radio (8/10)

COMMENTARY: The Great Lakes (and the fish in them) are overheated
The Huffington Post (8/9)

Groundbreaking for marine security
Welland Tribune (8/9)

Lake Ontario makes list of hardest swims in the world
Great Lakes Echo (8/9)

Lake Superior mystery barrel recovery effort questioned
Superior Telegram (8/9)

Lake Superior waterspout grabs attention in Duluth
Duluth News Tribune (8/9)

Michigan's toxic air pollution from power plants on the decline, state still ranks high compared to rest of country
MLive (8/9)

The Frog Bay Tribal National Park now open to the public
Ashland Daily Press (8/9)

U.S. and Canadian warships tour the Great Lakes
Great Lakes Echo (8/9)

$7 million lighthouse restoration to begin in Apostle Islands
Superior Telegram (8/8)

Cayuga County legislators oppose new BV7 plan
The Citizen (8/8)

Cyclists complete 97-day ride around Great Lakes
Michigan Radio (8/8)

Lake Erie electrofishing survey doesn't find any Asian carp
Detroit Free Press (8/8)

Lake Michigan demands respect and caution
Chicago Tribune (8/8)

Manitowoc wind tower factory eyes export market
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/8)

Research efforts hitting stride at Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve
The Superior Daily Telegram (8/8)

Research efforts hitting stride at Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve
Duluth News Tribune (8/8)

SS Badger, Michigan-to-Wisconsin tradition, could be in final year
Lansing State Journal (8/8)

Students tackle plastic pollution in Great Lakes
The Epoch Times (8/8)

Utility, EPA reach agreement on $40 million Superfund cleanup in Ashland
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/8)

Waterspout outbreak possible along Lake Michigan shoreline this week, forecasters say
MLive (8/8)

Robot divers to report on Lake Superior's depths
Minnesota Public Radio (8/7)

Invasive Spiny Water Flea reaches Lake Champlain basin
National Geographic (8/7)

Lake Michigan welcomes stand-up paddleboarding
Chicago Sun-Times (8/7)

Sandusky Bay and River tested for Asian carp DNA
The News-Messenger (8/7)

UMD to measure flood’s effects on Lake Superior
Duluth News Tribune (8/7)

USS Edson Navy destroyer arrives in Bay City
Bay City News (8/7)

Bicyclists finish trip around Great Lakes
Duluth News Tribune (8/6)

Crew members show off research ship to Minn. leaders
WDIO-TV - Duluth, MN (8/6)

Documents tell of wind farm plan's demise
The Albany Times Union (8/6)

Drownings raise safe-swimming awareness
The Port Huron Times Herald (8/6)

EDITORIAL: DNA, now what?
The Toledo Blade (8/6)

Lake Erie off Cleveland now warmest on record
WKYC-TV 3 (Cleveland, OH) (8/6)

Michigan, Ohio join forces to test Lake Erie for carp
Detroit Free Press (8/6)

War on invasive species ramps up in west metro
Star Tribune (8/6)

Allegan County asks park users what they want for Lake Michigan's West Side County Park (with photo gallery)
MLive (8/5)

DEC adopts new freshwater fishing regulations
Hornell Evening Tribune (8/5)

Dropping lake levels around Michigan leave many feeling low
Detroit Free Press (8/5)

Heat tough on Great Lakes fisheries
The Columbus Dispatch (8/5)

Rocks' images tell a thousand stories
Midland Daily News (8/5)

Marinette Marine ship funding OK'd
Green Bay Press-Gazette (8/4)

Yellow perch fishery needs a lift
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/4)

Exposed Enbridge pipeline in Rouge Park puts waterways at risk
The Toronto Star (8/3)

Cottagers look to clay remedy for blue-green algae
CBC News Canada (8/3)

EPA officials detail Powerex cleanup
The Citizen (8/3)

Great Lakes mayors irked by emergency response
The Sarnia Observer (8/3)

Species of Asian carp found in Berrien County
ABC 57 - South Bend, IN (8/3)

USS Edson stopped at first lock in Welland Canal to Lake Erie
MLive (8/3)

Water temps above normal across the Great Lakes
Erie Times-News (8/3)

Why the water flea makes life miserable for lake fish
The Citizen (8/3)

A peek inside a Great Lakes cruise ship
Duluth News Tribune (8/2)

Environmental group: 'Extreme downpours' up 37 percent in Michigan, linked to climate change
MLive (8/2)

Erie's last commercial fishermen fined for nets
Erie Times-News (8/2)

Experts developing system for tracking water flows
The Associated Press (8/2)

Freighter grounds near lake's outlet
The Times Herald (8/2)

Great Lakes trout serve as barometer for global pollutants
Scientific American (8/2)

Lake Huron to be home of long-term research program
Great Lakes Echo (8/2)

Leahy to NY: Close canal to block invasive species
The Associated Press (8/2)

Navy ships depart for Great Lakes deployment
The Epoch Times (8/2)

Plant not found locally in Lake Erie
The Observer (8/2)

White Lake library, activists plan website and book about past pollution
MLive.com (8/2)

Crews to search western Lake Erie for Asian carp
Detroit Free Press (8/1)

Drought affects Seaway shipping
WNYF - Watertown, NY (8/1)

EDITORIAL: Advance of the carp: Vigilance is needed against the Great Lakes threat
Pittsburgh Post Gazette (8/1)

Gananoque, Ontario seeks public feedback on mixed-use waterfront development proposals
Daily Commercial News (8/1)

Great Lakes center opening this week in Michigan
The Associated Press (8/1)

Great Lakes Observing System forecasting tool enhanced
WSAW Wausau (8/1)

Lakers sailing into uncharted waters
Owen Sound Sun Times (8/1)

New E-Currents now online for those interested in NY’s Great Lakes
Oswego County Today (8/1)

Public health silent on reports swimmer infected with E. coli from Lake Erie beach
Niagara News Now (8/1)

Saginaw Voyageurs prepare for 26th annual voyage in Great Lakes region
Saginaw News (8/1)

Scientists study Lake Superior’s ecosystem
WLUC TV6 (8/1)

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