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June 2015
Agencies announce Asian carp strategy for Great Lakes
Wisconsin Radio Network (6/30)

Great Lakes line 5 oil pipeline safety study nears
Circle of Blue (6/30)

Historic Lake Huron lighthouse, museum reopen for daily tours
The Canadian Press (6/30)

State wind turbine rules upheld
Press Gazette Media (6/30)

Wisconsin DNR to do extensive review of proposed large hog farm near Ashland
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (6/30)

A lamprey love triangle
On Earth (6/29)

Beach hazards statement re-issued at some Lake Erie shorinelines
The Monroe News (6/29)

City aims to restore Green Bay swimming beach
Press Gazette Media (6/29)

EDITORIAL: As the Asian carp swim closer, Obama fails to act
The Plain Dealer (6/29)

EDITORIAL: The Supreme Court can't save coal
Bloomberg View (6/29)

Farmers get details on federal grants to fight western Lake Erie algae
The Blade (6/29)

First Nations are leading the charge to protect Great Lakes ecosystems
Net News Ledger (6/29)

Je suis Canada: Great Lakes nuclear crisis demands presidential intervention
The Inquisitr (6/29)

Justices rule against EPA power plant mercury limits
Northwest Indiana Times (6/29)

Keeping Cold Lake’s waters mussel-free
Cold Lake Sun (6/29)

Late rain causing Lake Erie phosphorus levels to rise
Toledo News Now (6/29)

LCA sees progress on Great Lakes issues
Marine News (6/29)

Ohio sues U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over new water regulations

Storm yuck alert: Heavy rain often sends untreated sewage into lake
Toronto Star (6/29)

When Lake Michigan water temperatures will warm up for the summer
MLive (6/29)

Climate change, pollution threats to trout in Great Lakes region
Globe Gazette (6/28)

Readers want the Great Lakes protected
The Detroit Free Press (6/28)

Sombra, ON Museum exhibit features artifacts from unique shipping vessel
The Sarnia Observer (6/28)

Lake Michigan goes under the microscope
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (6/27)

Proposed hog megafarm causes a stir in Bayfield County, WI
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (6/27)

Beach raking practices at Wasaga acceptable, says environmental group
Wasaga Sun (6/26)

Binational Lake Erie phosphorus targets proposed to curb algae
Circle of Blue (6/26)

Catfish floundering in yards after heavy rains
MLive (6/26)

COMMENTARY: Too risky to bury nuclear waste near Great Lakes
The Detroit News (6/26)

Meet Toronto’s tight-knit, eccentric float-home community, where they live the life aquatic
National Post (6/26)

Paddling for clean water
Huron Daily Tribune (6/26)

PCBs still of concern for Toronto waterfront fish
Great Lakes Echo (6/26)

Wisconsin city clears first hurdle in bid to divert Great Lakes water
MLive (6/26)

Anglers have a new bridge to St. Clair River
Detroit Free Press (6/25)

Freighters in Huron staying put for now
Sandusky Register (6/25)

Heavy rains could help feed harmful algal bloom
The Sandusky Register (6/25)

IDEM seeks proposals to reduce Great Lakes toxic pollutants
The Washington Times (6/25)

Life on a Great Lakes freighter: A welcome break
Detroit Free Press (6/25)

Preliminary DNR blessing moves Waukesha Great Lakes water bid forward
The Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel (6/25)

Traverse City residents paddle board across Lake Michigan
Michigan Radio (6/25)

COMMENTARY: Healthy land means a healthier Lake Erie
The Sandusky Register (6/24)

Feds lift order after Duluth makes repairs to stop sewage overflow into Lake Superior
The Star Tribune (6/24)

Great Lakes biologists work to save lake trout
Great Falls Tribune (6/24)

Kamps: Proposed nuclear waste dump on Lake Huron is ‘insane’
The Voice (6/24)

Lake Superior national marine conservation area recevies highest level of federal protection
Yahoo! Finance (6/24)

Local Lake Erie beaches seeing high levels of E. coli
NBC 24 News (6/24)

Michigan panel scheduled to hear from public on Great Lakes net-pen aquaculture
Undercurrent News (6/24)

Senate passes Lake Superior conservation bill
The Chronicle Journal (6/24)

City of Toledo launches water quality 'dashboard'
The Toledo Blade (6/23)

COMMENTARY: Rep. Kildee: Great Lakes, nuclear storage don't mix
The Detroit News (6/23)

COMMENTARY: There's no way to move oil on or under the Great Lakes without risk
Petoskey News (6/23)

Diesel fuel believed to be 'trickling' out of stricken tugboats
Cornwall Seaway News (6/23)

Federal funds available to help farmers cut phosphorus leaching
Batavia Daily News (6/23)

Lake Erie algae bloom forecast worsens
NBC24 (6/23)

Pollution from flood waters could threaten Great Lakes
WBOI - Fort Wayne, IN (6/23)

Raw sewage leaked into Lake Erie at Edgewater Beach during morning storms

Song of the Morning dam project awaits permit OKs; fundraising continues
Gaylord Herald Times (6/23)

State and federal dollars opens door for new E.coli testing
UpNorthLive (6/23)

State bans personal care products with microbeads
Lafayette Journal and Courier (6/23)

First piping plover chicks hatch at Sauble Beach
The Owen Sound Sun Times (6/22)

Concerns over Great Lakes rise to new levels
Detroit Free Press (6/22)

Environmentalists press Canada, US to eliminate toxins seeping into Great Lakes
Vice News (6/22)

FEMA contractors will survey Lake Ontario shoreline June 22-26
Oswego County Today (6/22)

Invasive crab makes strange appearance in Cootes Paradise
The Hamilton Spectator (6/22)

Judge won't force Flint to return to buying Detroit water
MLive (6/22)

Michigan promotes Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Week
WGTU-TV - Traverse City, MI (6/22)

Muskellunge thrive in Lake St. Clair
The Times Herald (6/22)

Pollution possible cause of Lake Ontario eel decline
Great Lakes Echo (6/22)

Bay City officials want no-wake on Saginaw River at Uptown, some boaters say no way
MLive (6/21)

Iron ore shipments on rise after icy April
Duluth News Tribune (6/21)

Urgent action needed to tackle pollution in Great Lakes: report
The Canadian Press (6/21)

Why Lake Michigan is the most dangerous Great Lake
MLive (6/21)

COMMENTARY: The path to healthier Great Lakes is clear
Detroit Free Press (6/20)

Is it safe to swim in Lake Erie? Here's how to find out
The Plain Dealer (6/20)

Billions of gallons of expensive drinking water going down the drain
WEWS-TV - Cleveland, OH (6/19)

COMMENTARY: Microbeads are causing harm to our lakes
Advisor and Source Newspapers (6/19)

Groups appeal DNR decision on Northshore mine expansion
Duluth News Tribune (6/19)

Lake Erie named one of top bass fishing lakes in U.S.
The News-Herald (6/19)

New E. coli test to dramatically reduce time to check water at beaches
MLive (6/19)

Scientists try to keep lampreys out of Fox River
Green Bay Press-Gazette (6/19)

Trans Canada Trail gets $3M funding boost, water route to be developed
CBC News (6/19)

Mayor wants one law governing ballast water
The St. Catharines Standard (6/18)

A never-ending $28 million battle against a Great Lakes parasite
Michigan Radio (6/18)

Bill C-61 gets full support in House of Commons
The Chronicle Journal (6/18)

Four reasons why the Frankfort-area shipwreck can't be the Griffin
MLive (6/18)

Kirk's Great Lakes clean water bill, S.1586, introduced by Bipartisan Bicameral Illinois lawmakers
Real Estate Rama (6/18)

Lake Erie microcystis found in low levels
The Toledo Blade (6/18)

New buoy project to collect wave and weather data on Lake Superior
WLUC-TV - Megaunee, MI (6/18)

Beyond Nuclear representative urging more opposition to deep geologic respository plan
The Observer (6/17)

City officials: Toledo water intake not affected by potential algal bloom
Toledo News Now (6/17)

Dredging work begins on Black River Canal in Port Huron
Fox28 (6/17)

Effort to deal with oil slicks at lake in western Michigan
The Associated Press (6/17)

Heavy rains fill Chicago's Deep Tunnel, flood Riverwalk
The Chicago Tribune (6/17)

Lake Erie a hot spot for Great Lakes vampires
The Windsor Star (6/17)

Oozing oil in lake: How to fix a decades-old leak?
The Christian Science Monitor (6/17)

Progress report on KWA water pipeline
abc12 (6/17)

Spiny water fleas take over Canadian waterways
CBC News (6/17)

Swimming advisories posted at Lake Erie beaches
The Canton Rep (6/17)

The government of Canada announces new aquatic invasive species regulations to improve rapid response
Benzinga (6/17)

Canada opens comment period on nuclear dump proposed for Lake Huron
The Voice (6/16)

Caution: Even touching the water at these Cuyahoga beaches can be hazardous to your health
Cleveland News (6/16)

EDITORIAL: Michigan has a duty to prevent a Great Lakes oil spill
The Detroit News (6/16)

International agency seeks Great Lakes water protection comments
Great Lakes Echo (6/16)

Invasive quagga mussel has big impact on Great Lakes
WWTV - Cadillac, MI (6/16)

Local steel production rebounds by 28,000 tons
The Northwest Indiana Times (6/16)

Peters, Stabenow propose plans to stave off Great Lakes threats
Petosky News-Review (6/16)

Pets banned from two areas to protect plovers
Traverse City Record-Eagle (6/16)

Phosphorus goals won’t quickly fix Lake Erie algae woes
The Columbus Dispatch (6/16)

Water worries
London Free Press (6/16)

Cities Initiative landing in Sarnia-Lambton for annual conference
The Sarnia Observer (6/15)

Fencing at canal getting taller
The Saint Catherines Standard (6/15)

Great Lakes leaders agree to cut phosphorus runoff
Detroit Free Press (6/15)

Invasive water chestnut found in Rideau
The Ottawa Citizen (6/15)

NOAA, Congresswoman Kaptur discuss tracking algal blooms in Lake Erie
Toledo News Now (6/15)

Ohio, Michigan and Ontario agree to work toward lower phosphorus levels in Lake Erie's western basin
Cleveland.com (6/15)

Water recycling gaining momentum in California
Toronto Star (6/15)

Waukesha's Lake Michigan water application moves to next phase
Milwaukee Biz Times (6/15)

Anchors aweigh on Lake St. Clair
Advisor & Source Newspapers (6/14)

COMMENTARY: Phosphorus runoff must be reduced to protect Great Lakes
The Buffalo News (6/14)

Problematic low level of Ohio lake could benefit unusual bog
WKBN - TV Youngstown, OH (6/14)

Great Lakes conference stresses regional partnership
Niagara This Week (6/13)

Michigan Free Fishing Weekend hooks kids into fishing
MLive (6/13)

The beaches are inviting, but is Lake Erie clean enough to swim in?
The Plain Dealer (6/13)

The beaches are inviting, but is Lake Erie clean enough to swim in?
The Plain Dealer (6/13)

Canada opens comment period on nuclear dump proposed for Lake Huron
The Voice (6/12)

COMMENTARY: Awash in thoughts about the Great Lakes
Rochester Business Journal (6/12)

EDITORIAL: Great Lakes summit must commit to reducing farm runoff into Lake Erie
The Plain Dealer (6/12)

EPA studying St. Marys River
The Lima News (6/12)

Fall deer hunt in U.P. restricted to help boost numbers
The Detroit News (6/12)

Invasive weed found in Pymatuning Lake in Ohio
Erie Times-News (6/12)

Lake State students start salmon on their journey
Detroit Free Press (6/12)

Plastic microbeads: Small bits with a big impact
CBC News (6/12)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service conducting lamprey survey in Au Gres River this summer
The Arenac County Independent (6/12)

While Great Lakes levels rise, status quo on Lake St. Clair
Advisor & Source Newspapers (6/12)

Bacteria making some Ohio beaches no vacation
The Columbus Dispatch (6/11)

COMMENTARY: To protect Great Lakes, Lansing must keep pipeline safety info public
Detroit Free Press (6/11)

Commercial fishing trial worries Lake Huron anglers
Detroit Free Press (6/11)

Decision postponed on nuclear waste storage site near Lake Huron
Michigan Radio (6/11)

Michigan spruce, fir trees hit hard by budworm caterpillar
MLive (6/11)

Ohio’s economy strongest among Great Lakes states but lags U.S.
The Columbus Dispatch (6/11)

19th century mast is going back into Lake Erie
Hamilton Spectator (6/10)

Cleveland-Europe Express doubles calls at Port of Cleveland
The Plain Dealer (6/10)

Friday vote could finalize new regional water authority
Detroit Free Press (6/10)

Great Lakes 'tidal wave' near Traverse City caused by U. P. storms
MLive (6/10)

Michigan fracking foes pursue ban through ballot proposal
Great Lakes Echo (6/10)

Michigan senators seek federal funding to upgrade Soo Locks
Petoskey News Review (6/10)

Phoenix ship finally leaves St. Lawrence River
CBC News (6/10)

A resurgence in water levels a welcome sign for Lake Huron, Georgian Bay
CTV News - Barrie (6/9)

Asian carp captured just miles from Lake Superior
WWMT-TV ( (6/9)

Canoeist on Great Lakes trek pauses in Ashtabula County
Ashtabula Star Beacon (6/9)

Debt piling up: Bill needs more accountability in how OBPA borrows money
Watertown Daily Times (6/9)

EDITORIAL: Burial is the best option for nuclear waste
The Detroit News (6/9)

Enbridge reaches 2nd deal over 2010 Michigan oil spill
The Associated Press (6/9)

Lake Erie algal bloom likely moderate this year
The Toledo Blade (6/9)

New partnership will promote Great Lakes Seaway shipping
Marine Log (6/9)

New plan lays out 30-year strategy for managing Michigan water
MLive.com (6/9)

Think Detroit has it rough now? Just wait ‘til climate change gets ahold of it
Grist (6/9)

Tons of opportunity at U.S. Great Lakes ports in May
YourErie.com (6/9)

UW-Superior students, faculty present at Great Lakes conference
Superior Telegram (6/9)

Asian carp pose slim threat to Lake Superior, say Wisconsin officials
MLive (6/8)

Book review: "Bringing conservation to cities"
Great Lakes Echo (6/8)

Funding for Phragmites fight
Shoreline Bacon (6/8)

Lac des Illes contamination could eventually reach Lake Superior
TB Newswatch (6/8)

Nature center along Lake Superior aims to raise thousands for improvements
Grand Forks Herald (6/8)

Port Stanley awarded the Blue Flag for the sixth straight year
AM 980-Radio - London, ON (6/8)

Rivers, lakes loaded with artificial sweeteners, researchers say
CTV News (6/8)

A week to celebrate the St. Lawrence River
The Montreal Gazette (6/7)

Commercial fishing trial worries Lake Huron anglers
The Times Herald (6/7)

Decision on Lake Huron nuclear waste facility delayed until after election
The Globe and Mail (6/7)

Endangered birds nesting on Toronto Island
Metro News (6/7)

Four cities get funds to prevent Lake Michigan rain runoff
The Associated Press (6/7)

Lake Superior lighthouse to receive heritage designation
CBC News (6/7)

Coast Guard Auxiliary helping to keep St. Lawrence River boaters safe
Watertown Daily Times (6/6)

COMMENTARY: U.S. Coast Guard protects local ice
Sandusky Register (6/6)

Crew searches for sea lamprey larvae in Detroit River
Detroit Free Press (6/6)

Support Muskegon Lake's future by attending Vision 2020 sessions: Dave Alexander
MLive (6/6)

EDITORIAL: The federal Clean Water Act needs to apply to streams and wetlands, as well as lakes and rivers
Toledo Blade (6/5)

Lake Huron pipeline gets $13.2M treatment facility
Detroit News (6/5)

Lake Ontario trail added to National Trails System
Glens Falls Post Star (6/5)

MN approves Bakken oil pipeline to Lake Superior
Capital Journal (6/5)

New pledge encourages Great Lakes preservation
UpNorthLive.com (6/5)

Noting a great lake tragedy
Toledo Blade (6/5)

Science, experience reach same conclusion about Lake St. Clair water level
Macomb Daily (6/5)

Water Wars: Great Lakes-style
Chicagoist (6/5)

Wind energy company says Ontario government hid, destroyed document
Kingston Whig-Standard (6/5)

Canadian Coast Guard moves communications from Thunder Bay
CBC (6/4)

EDITORIAL: Keep microbeads out of the environment
Auburn Citizen (6/4)

Eel-like fish once threatened to ruin the multibillion-dollar Great Lakes fishing industry
The London Free Press (6/4)

Flexing their mussel: Can't we get rid of zebras and quaggas?
On Earth (6/4)

Great Lakes scientists nab $3.6M research grant
Detroit Free Press (6/4)

Great Lakes shipwreck researchers extend reach
Detroit Free Press (6/4)

Smaller toxic algae blooms predicted for Lake Erie this summer; dry spring, improved farming credited
The Plain Dealer (6/4)

3 ways high water levels are good, 2 not so much
MLive (6/3)

About the 29,800 that got away
Soo Today (6/3)

Asian carp invade farther north in St. Croix River
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (6/3)

Cleveland lakefront construction, long a dream, could start in September
The Plain Dealer (6/3)

Cruisin’ death’s door
WGN-TV - Chicago, IL (6/3)

High water levels shrink beaches, help shippers, boaters, ecology
MLive (6/3)

International Joint Commission seeks air quality comments
Great Lakes Echo (6/3)

Maumee Bay State Park goes to the dogs
The Toledo Blade (6/3)

Metro Parks plans trail expansion
The Chronicle-Telegram (6/3)

Officials warn against swimming at four Lake Erie beaches due to high E. coli levels
MLive.com (6/3)

Panel to study proposals for Great Lakes fish farming
Detroit Free Press (6/3)

Saginaw Bay fishing regulation changes topic of meeting in Bay City
MLive (6/3)

Wondering about that ship anchored in Lake Michigan?
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (6/3)

Author interviews Lake Michigan
Great Lakes Echo (6/2)

Effort to rebuild islands In Green Bay moves forward
Wisconsin Public Radio (6/2)

Lake Erie wind turbines would cost less with new European invention
cleveland.com (6/2)

Michigan explores commercial fishing in southern Lake Huron
Miami Herald (6/2)

As chief supply of U.S. water, Great Lakes must be protected: consultant
Chicago Tribune (6/1)

EDITORIAL: Protect streams, protect the Great Lakes
Akron Beacon Journal (6/1)

New York DEC survey: Anglers enjoy Lakes Erie and Ontario
Olean Times Herald (6/1)

Review of Great Lakes protection plan underway
Marquette Mining Journal (6/1)

Water safety campaign targets young families and risk-taking males
Great Lakes Echo (6/1)

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