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January 2015
COMMENTARY: If only Michigan put an adult in charge
Times Herald (1/31)

Sen. Peters joins Great Lakes Task Force
CBS Detroit (1/31)

Boaters looking forward to higher lake levels and lower fuel prices
Chatham Daily News (1/30)

COMMENTARY: Our precious Great Lakes power Michigan’s Blue Economy
MLive.com (1/30)

Great Lakes threatened by invasive species
Net News Ledger (1/30)

How one company plans to store energy in giant balloons under Lake Ontario
Financial Post (1/30)

Manure runoff debated: Farmers urge Ohio House to employ sound science
The Toledo Blade (1/30)

Fire Department trains with USCG on ice rescue
WLUC-TV - Megaunee, MI (1/29)

Keep an eagle-eye out for snowy owls
Great Lakes Echo (1/29)

Ohio GOP vows quick action on Lake Erie’s algae
Star Beacon (1/29)

Piping plovers subject of online session
The Owen Sound Sun Times (1/29)

Plating company fined $50K for Lake Erie discharges
News Messenger (1/29)

Scientists to study algal blooms in Sandusky Bay
The Sandusky Register (1/29)

Sea Life Michigan aquarium is officially open at Great Lakes Crossing
MLive (1/29)

Senator Stabenow (Mich.) talks goals of Senate Great Lakes Task Force
WSJM - Benton Harbor, MI (1/29)

A busy season at the docks
Duluth News Tribune (1/28)

Brash ice in St. Clair River strands freighters, tugs, barges
The Voice (1/28)

Climate affects how the Great Lakes grow and flow
Great Lakes Echo (1/28)

COMMENTARY: Bipartisan Great Lakes legislation deserves attention
The Hill (1/28)

Great Lakes heavy metal output hits 666,000
The Times (1/28)

House committee passes measure banning soap, scrub microbeads that pollute Great Lakes
Minneapolis Star Tribune (1/28)

Lac-Mégantic disaster by the numbers: Catalogue of a tragedy
CBC News (1/28)

Ohio higher ed spending millions on algae fight
The Toledo Blade (1/28)

Photos capture the little known beauty of Lake Michigan in winter
Huffington Post (1/28)

Public meetings planned on New York's Great Lakes Action Agenda
North Country Public Radio (1/28)

Winnetka officials to release results of water study
Chicago Tribune (1/28)

Enbridge defends northern route for pipeline
Star Tribune (1/27)

Focus on Energy East pipeline at Cornwall public meeting
Cornwall Standard-Freeholder (1/27)

House to have algae hearing Thursday
Port Clinton News Herald (1/27)

Mackinac Straits get dual transportation upgrade
Traverse City Record Eagle (1/27)

Public hearing set for Lake Superior lake trout emergency rule
Price County Daily (1/27)

Stabenow, Kirk elected co-chairs of Great Lakes task force
The Associated Press (1/27)

Climate change is Risky Business that could alter the Great Lakes, reducing walleye
The Plain Dealer (1/26)

DNR orders cleanup of debris from shooting range on Lake Michigan
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (1/26)

EDITORIAL: New evidence of destructive Asian carp even closer to Great Lakes demands action
Buffalo News (1/26)

Huge boat that replaced ill-fated Edmund Fitzgerald docked for winter at Oswego
The Post-Standard (1/26)

Impact of new bridge construction leaves Delray community fearful, want job guarantees
The Windsor Star (1/26)

Iron ore collapses to lowest in five years
Montreal Gazette (1/26)

Less ice, more ore ships on lakes
Daily Press (1/26)

Manufacturing steadily improving in Great Lakes Bay Region
Midland Daily News (1/26)

New study shows residents surrounding the Bruce nuclear site are protected from nuclear releases and health impacts
Kincardine News (1/26)

State lawmakers to hold hearing in western Ohio on Lake Erie
The Journal Gazette (1/26)

Wind power sets off revolt in Michigan's Thumb
Detroit News (1/26)

Windsor’s ports see drop in cargo as parkway construction nears completion
The Windsor Star (1/26)

Anglers, DNR begin to craft new fish plan for Lake Superior
Duluth News Tribune (1/25)

Harsen Islanders protesting North Channel icebreaking
Port Huron Times Herald (1/25)

Large Upper Peninsula mining plan slated for public debate; DNR wary
MLive (1/25)

Les Cheneaux area historic marker application receives approval
Sault St. Marie Evening News (1/25)

Solution offered for contentious Duluth Lakewalk link
Duluth News Tribune (1/25)

Minnesota's battle against invasives goes local
Duluth News Tribune (1/24)

Second icebreaker sought for Great Lakes shipping
Appleton Post Crescent (1/24)

Gov. Cuomo proposes $10 million investment in Port of Ogdensburg
Watertown Daily Times (1/23)

Hamilton to appeal ‘staggering’ Niagara Conservation budget request
Hamilton Spectator (1/23)

Panel invited to brainstorm algae issues
The Toledo Blade (1/23)

The St. Clair and the Detroit: A tale of two rivers, Part III
The Voice (1/23)

Canadian, U.S. Coast Guard help vessels travel Great Lakes
CTV-TV - Windsor, ON (1/22)

Chautauqua panel approves county participation in Lake Erie Watershed Protection Alliance
The Buffalo News (1/22)

Great Lakes steel production plummets by 21,000 tons
The Times (1/22)

Moves afoot to ban microbeads from personal care products
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (1/22)

New Baltimore park project aims to improve water quality in Lake St. Clair
The Voice (1/22)

North Channel ice breaking could disrupt Harsens Island ferry
The Times Herald (1/22)

Palisades plant work environment improves, regulators say
The Associated Press (1/22)

Province says pipeline owners complied with requirements
The Sarnia Observer (1/22)

St. Lawrence Seaway success affects local communities
Inside Brockville (1/22)

EDITORIAL: Saving the wolves
The Toledo Blade (1/21)

Film festival in Alpena, Mich will show more than 30 Great Lakes-inspired films
Great Lakes Echo (1/21)

Frozen sentinels of southern Lake Michigan
Huffington Post (1/21)

Ice fishermen try their luck on Lake Erie
Port Clinton News Herald (1/21)

In wake of Concordia University project, beaches and bluffs fade away
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (1/21)

New project focuses on watersheds, green infrastructure
Great Lakes Echo (1/21)

Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters holding public information session Feb. 11 on Asian carp invasion
The Peterborough Examiner (1/21)

Pipeline to bring Lake Huron water to Genesee County is 'under budget and on schedule'
MLive (1/21)

Study says algal blooms can be hard to root out
Sandusky Register (1/21)

Two wrecked canal boats from mid-1800s found in Lake Ontario
The Associated Press (1/21)

Are prescription drugs harming Great Lakes fish?
WKAR - East Lansing, MI (1/20)

Cave access is on ice, for now
Duluth News Tribune (1/20)

Great Lakes water levels to hit 20 year high
WDET - Detroit, MI (1/20)

Officials investigating release into Little Calumet River
The Times (1/20)

Port of Montreal gets $132-million investment
The Canadian Press (1/20)

St. Lawrence River: 334 spills in 10 years
CBC News (1/20)

Sturgeon Bay ship-watching season has arrived
Green Bay Press Gazette (1/20)

Winter is here: Last vessel of 2014 shipping season enters Duluth-Superior harbor
Minnesota Public Radio (1/20)

Bill would keep Great Lakes Restoration Initiative going
Sandusky Register (1/19)

Great Lakes rebound, but rising tides pose problems
Detroit News (1/19)

It's ice-breaking season on the Great Lakes
UpNorthLive.com (1/19)

Lake Erie waterfowl help to wake NE Ohio birders from the winter doldrums
The Plain Dealer (1/19)

Ocean, Great Lakes-themed film festival returns to Michigan
UpNorthLive.com (1/19)

St. Lawrence River Institute seeking partners
Cornwall Standard Freeholder (1/19)

Survey finds invasive snail in Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River that could threaten waterfowl
Watertown Daily Times (1/19)

Survey finds invasive snail in Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River that could threaten waterfowl
Watertown Daily Times (1/19)

Surviving Great Lakes coal-fired ship gets new lease on life
Associated Press (1/19)

Utilities officials seek solution for Lake Erie ice buildups
News Herald (1/19)

Making ice in Superior with the Iceman and his algorithms
Wisconsin State Journal (1/18)

Vineyard, winery and subdivision proposed along Lake Michigan bluff in Port Washington
Milwaukee Business Journal (1/18)

The St. Clair and Detroit: A tale of two rivers, Part II
The Voice (1/17)

Algae on Ohio lawmakers’ agenda
The Columbus Dispatch (1/16)

Asian carp may be creeping closer to Great Lakes
Buffalo News (1/16)

Asian carp plan on hold as signs of threat spotted
The Toledo Blade (1/16)

Brown, Portman want Corps to stop practice of open-lake dumping
The Toledo Blade (1/16)

Detroit offers Flint 'long-term' deal for Lake Huron water with no reconnection fee
MLive.com (1/16)

Ice fishing options taking shape on the hard water
BSCN-TV - Toledo, OH (1/16)

Is the St. Lawrence Seaway poised for a resurgence?
North Country Public Radio (1/16)

LMC prepares to install ash conveyor on SS Badger in preparation for 2015 sailing season
Ludington Daily News (1/16)

Plan targets farmers to reduce Lake Erie algae
Detroit News (1/16)

These divers think they’ve found the ‘Holy Grail of Great Lakes shipwrecks’
Washington Post (1/16)

Survey: Infrastructure investment in Great Lakes shipping reaches several billion dollars
Watertown Daily Times (1/15)

Cass River fish habitat funding awarded
Midland Daily News (1/15)

Duck boat tours proposed for Chicago River
Chicago Tribune (1/15)

Federal funds awarded to protect local rivers
WWNY-TV - Watertown, NY (1/15)

Feds aim to keep Minnesota songbird off endangered species list
St. Paul Pioneer Press (1/15)

Great Lakes steel production rises by 11,000 tons
Northwest Indiana Times (1/15)

Lawsuit says federal agency wrongly issued permit for oil pipeline in Huron-Manistee forest
The Moose Jaw Times Herald (1/15)

Nearly 60,000 shipping jobs at stake in amendment to Keystone Bill
Northland's News Center (1/15)

Study: Diabetes drug affecting fish in Lake Michigan
Detroit Free Press (1/15)

Western Lake Erie gets $19M to trim algae-forming runoff
The Toledo Blade (1/15)

Great Lakes Captains Association meets in Traverse City
UpNorthLive.com (1/14)

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway to get $7-billion facelift
The Globe and Mail (1/14)

Longueuil may face legal action following major oil spill
CBC News (1/14)

Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor had best year in its 44-year history
Northwest Indiana Times (1/14)

Report slams operation of Toledo public utilities: Lax accounting, safety cited
The Toledo Blade (1/14)

Report: Tests of ballast water treatment systems flawed
Detroit News (1/14)

St. Clair River ice jamming remains a concern
Blackburn News (1/14)

U.S. awards $40M Great Lakes, Mich. conservation grants
The Detroit News (1/14)

$372.5M in federal funds awarded to conservation projects
Associated Press (1/13)

Asian carp eDNA found above barrier, feared to be in Great Lakes waters
Gaylord Harold Times (1/13)

Bill in Congress would remove protections for Great Lakes wolves
Associated Press (1/13)

Derailment closes Canadian highway along Lake Superior
WDIO-TV - Duluth, MN (1/13)

EDITORIAL: Great Lakes deserve great protection
The Pocono Record (1/13)

Hard water means Lake Erie ice fishing
News Herald (1/13)

Lake Erie in midst of a flash freeze
The Buffalo News (1/13)

Marysville approves $11,000 change order on Chrysler Beach work
The Voice (1/13)

Trout Unlimited gets DTE grant for river study
Fox 28-TV - East Lansing, MI (1/13)

Water pollution worries to surface at Energy East pipeline meetings
CBC News (1/13)

Are the Great Lakes' levels normal?
Wisconsin State Journal (1/12)

Canadian Coast Guard working on freeing the last of five freighters stuck in ice
The Sarnia Observer (1/12)

Grain, steel lead St. Lawrence Seaway cargo volumes to post-recession high
The Globe and Mail (1/12)

Great Lakes Research Center tests underwater equipment
WLUC-TV - Negaunee, MI (1/12)

Interstate Island habitat project aims to help terns nest amid gulls
Duluth News Tribune (1/12)

Lake Erie ice limits water available for some towns
The Columbus Dispatch (1/12)

Lake Michigan ice formations are as deadly as they are beautiful; Muskegon officials recommend staying away
MLive (1/12)

Lake Superior lake trout emergency rule takes effect
Northland's News Center (1/12)

Landfills line lakeside landscape
Great Lakes Echo (1/12)

Latta reintroduces bill on Lake Erie algae toxins
The Associated Press (1/12)

Petition sought to place former McLouth Steel site on EPA's National Priorities List
The News-Herald (1/12)

Enbridge pipeline expansion, larger than Keystone, drawing some Dane County skeptics
Wisconsin State Journal (1/11)

Huge increase in Canalside payments shows the need for tighter controls
The Buffalo News (1/11)

Minnesota's Clean Water, Land, Legacy law: 5 years, $1 billion
St. Paul Pioneer Press (1/11)

Salmon catch limit remains five in 2015, but is that a good thing?
MLive (1/11)

Study: Earth’s fresh-water resources at risk
The Toledo Blade (1/11)

Icebreakers plow into action on Great Lakes, rivers
Detroit Free Press (1/10)

Scientists: Great Lakes teeming with plastic
The Associated Press (1/10)

Stunning pictures of Michigan's St Joseph Lighthouse transformed into giant icicles as arctic blast continues to sweep across the US
Daily Mail (1/10)

Canadian river contributes to Lake Erie algae
Port Clinton News Herald (1/9)

Fishermen already testing ice on Lake Michigan
CBS-TV - Chicago, IL (1/9)

Lawmaker again proposes Great Lakes cleanup extension
The Associated Press (1/9)

Michigan DNR warns about risky Lake Huron ice
Huron Daily Tribune (1/9)

Satellite image shows snow patterns moving across Great Lakes
The Plain Dealer (1/9)

The St. Clair and Detroit: A tale of two rivers
The Voice (1/9)

They're back: See ice balls return to Lake Michigan shoreline
MLive (1/9)

Coast Guard works to keep shipping channels clear
Up North Live (1/8)

COMMENTARY: Time to save Lake Ontario
Watertown Daily Times (1/8)

Ice dunes forming quickly along Presque Isle shoreline
WICU-TV - Erie, PA (1/8)

Michigan DNR attempting to improve Atlantic salmon survival
The Alpena News (1/8)

Michigan gets $1M grant to protect Lake Superior wetlands
Associated Press (1/8)

NY steelhead trout need their vitamins, says DEC
Nature World News (1/8)

Ohio’s congressional delegation plans action on algae
The Toledo Blade (1/8)

Proposal would limit manure spreading by farmers
AgriNews (1/8)

St. Lawrence Seaway concludes busy shipping season
Watertown Daily Times (1/8)

The winter shore: beautiful but potentially deadly
The Huffington Post (1/8)

Thunder Bay film fest features ocean, lake themes
Lansing State Journal (1/8)

Climate change and fertilizer runoff spell bad news for Lake Erie
PBS NewsHour (1/7)

Indiana University gets $6M to continue study into Great Lakes toxics
Associated Press (1/7)

Michigan Archaeologist interested in shipwreck found by Muskegon divers, unsure if it's the Griffin
MLive (1/7)

New York DEC continues to study problem of dead steelhead in Salmon River and other Lake Ontario tribs
The Post-Standard (1/7)

Sarnia-Lambton preparing for Great Lakes conference
The Sarnia Observer (1/7)

Are the Chicago River and Lake Michigan smoking? Not really
CBS Chicago (1/6)

End of the season on Madeline Island, Wis.
Minnesota Public Radio (1/6)

Higher water, speeding freighters result in property damage on Harsens Island
The Voice (1/6)

Invasive carp presence may still be minimal in Mississippi River, study finds
Winona Daily News (1/6)

Petition sought to place former McLouth Steel site on EPA's National Priorities List
The News-Herald (1/6)

Pipeline hearing draws support, opposition
Minnesota Public Radio (1/6)

Saginaw River shipping traffic hits 10-year low; 110 ship visits recorded in 2014, down from 347 in 2005
MLive (1/6)

Scientists: Weather impacts Lake Erie ‘dead zones’
Associated Press (1/6)

Shippers: Last year's Great Lakes freeze cost $705 million
Associated Press (1/6)

Testing for invasive carp near Winona yields upbeat results
Star Tribune (1/6)

COMMENTARY: Save lake; protect the wetlands
Times Union (1/5)

COMMENTARY: Transporting tar sands oil is problematic
Watertown Daily Times (1/5)

Constant rise in Great Lakes water levels over two years
Wasaga Sun (1/5)

Even in winter, Toledo, Celina test water for algae toxins
The Columbus Dispatch (1/5)

Lake Superior 9 inches above normal as Great Lakes recharge
St. Paul Pioneer Press (1/5)

Maid of the Mist again beats back challenges
ABC 7-TV - Buffalo, NY (1/5)

Schumer pushes for action on contaminated Tonawanda landfill
The Buffalo News (1/5)

Water Works planning moves ahead
The Toledo Blade (1/5)

COMMENTARY: Yes: Ohio farmers’ harvests depend on healthy waters
The Toledo Blade (1/4)

DNR aquatic education program wins award
Lake Superior News (1/4)

Lake Erie license plate proceeds fund projects within the watershed
The Beacon (1/4)

Conservancy purchases Duncan Bay Preserve
Cheboygan Daily Tribune (1/3)

EDITORIAL: Don't federalize all water
The Detroit News (1/3)

Nuke plant reports 2-month oil leak into Lake Michigan
Detroit Free Press (1/3)

Officials worry about pipelines and the St. Clair River
The Times Herald (1/3)

Saginaw, Bay county projects could see $750,000 in DNR grants in 2015
MLive (1/3)

Behind many great beers is a Great Lake
Grand Rapids Business Journal (1/2)

Icebreaking operations begin in western Great Lakes
WPBN-WTOM-TV - Traverse City, MI (1/2)

Indiana Dunes featured on cover of state travel guideq
The Times (1/2)

Public hearings across all of Minnesota next week for Sandpiper oil pipeline
St. Paul Pioneer Press (1/2)

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