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June 2017
New York officials say IJC should have drained Lake Ontario earlier
WRVO-Oswego, NY (6/30)

North Shore communities find combating loss of sand a costly undertaking
Chicago Tribune (6/30)

NWI surfers featured in film 'Southend'
Northwest Indiana Times (6/30)

Search of Chicago waterway turns up no Asian carp so far
The Associated Press (6/30)

Analysts: New oil pipeline in tunnel under Great Lakes may be better solution at Straits
Detroit Free Press (6/29)

Community Comment: Lone Pine School 3rd graders campaign to protect Great Lakes
WXYZ-Detroit, MI (6/29)

Researchers get a new look a Lake Huron shipwrecks
Up North Live (6/29)

Schuette calls for closure of pipeline under Straits of Mackinac
Detroit Free Press (6/29)

UT among researchers seeking way to diagnose exposure to algal toxins
The Toledo Blade (6/29)

Alexander Henry completes its journey from Kingston to Thunder Bay, Ontario
CBC News (6/28)

Bill would keep nuclear waste out of Great Lakes
WOOD-TV – Grand Rapids, MI (6/28)

Canadian government approves $1 billion Lake Erie Connector project
Erie News Now (6/28)

Councillor wants special designation for Great Lakes
Metro News (6/28)

EDITORIAL: Carp discovery speaks to danger of inaction
Grand Haven Tribune (6/28)

Editorial: Storm sewer systems must be upgraded to protect quality of our greatest asset
The Buffalo News (6/28)

Lake Ontario gets some love
The Oshawa Express (6/28)

Lawmakers urge Trump to immediately issue carp study
The Detroit News (6/28)

New record explores Great Lakes region’s history, natural beauty
Great Lakes Echo (6/28)

Online tool to help manure management
Holland Sentinel (6/28)

State asks judge to rule Flint a public health threat, require GLWA water
MLive (6/28)

Toronto waterfront to undergo $1.185-billion flood-protection makeover
The Globe and Mail (6/28)

Wisconsin DNR updating Lake Superior fisheries management plan
FOX21-TV – Ashland, WI (6/28)

‘Canada’s 150 Most Famous Great Lakes Shipwrecks’ book on sale now
Manitoulin Expositor (6/28)

DeFrancisco: Lake Ontario flood relief should be addressed during extra session
CNY Central (6/27)

E.P.A. moves to rescind contested water pollution regulation
The New York Times (6/27)

EDITORIAL: Protect the Great Lakes from invasive carp and spending cuts
Chicago Sun Times (6/27)

Feds accept new info on planned nuclear-waste bunker near Lake Huron
CTV News (6/27)

Ford cleaning up spill into Lake Erie
The Chronicle-Telegram (6/27)

Great features of the Great Lakes region: Quebec
Great Lakes Echo (6/27)

Hoosier justices agree to rule on Lake Michigan beach ownership
Northwest Indiana Times (6/27)

Lake Ontario property owners' complaints are heard in Washington
The Buffalo news (6/27)

Local officials head to Washington to talk about recent lake flooding
WXXI – Rochester, NY (6/27)

Michigan communities, boaters to show love for Great Lakes preservation
MLive (6/27)

Ohio moves forward on consolidating Lake Erie algae efforts
The Associated Press (6/27)

Project tackles algal blooms In Lake Erie
Blackburn News (6/27)

COMMENTARY: Great Lakes high water levels: What it means for business and shipping
Green Bay Press-Gazette (6/26)

EDITORIAL: While Trump dithers, Asian carp threaten Great Lakes
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (6/26)

Great features of the Great Lakes region: Ontario
Great Lakes Echo (6/26)

Hoosier justices agree to rule on Lake Michigan beach ownership
Northwest Indiana Times (6/26)

Lake Ontario flood relief program stalled at governor's desk
WRVO – Oswego, NY (6/26)

Ottawa, Quebec pledge $57.5 million over five years to protect St. Lawrence River
CBC (6/26)

St. Catharines needs help with lake flooding costs
The St. Catherine Standard (6/26)

COMMENTARY: Senators have new alert on Asian carp
Traverse City Record-Eagle (6/25)

Field Reports: More sea lampreys found in lower Knife River
Duluth News Tribune (6/25)

Heavier algae blooms in Lake Erie?
Sandusky register (6/25)

High water impact surveys set up to track flood damage
CNY Central (6/25)

How even good swimmers are drowning in Lake Michigan
Detroit Free Press (6/25)

The 31st International Bridge Walk. It’s a wonderful thing
Sault Online (6/25)

EDITORIAL: Stop blaming the International Joint Commission
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (6/24)

Enbridge wants to install 22 anchors on Line 5
MLive (6/24)

Iron ore shipments up in Twin Ports
Grand Forks Herald (6/24)

Mussels take up new life in DuPage River
Daily Herald (6/24)

Chicago River still teems with bacteria flushed from sewers after storms
Chicago Tribune (6/23)

Live Asian carp discovered just nine miles from Lake Michigan
Chicago Tribune (6/23)

Paddleboarders complete trek across Lake Huron
The Alpena News (6/23)

Boaters, anglers celebrate surging water levels
WBAY-TV - Green Bay, WI (6/22)

Effect of climate change on Great Lakes' algae under review
Traverse-City Record Eagle (6/22)

Environmental cuts could hobble Pure Michigan
Bridge Magazine (6/22)

Great Lakes grant to aid Honeoye Lake research into algal blooms
Livingston County News (6/22)

Invasive species gang up on crayfish
Traverse City Record-Eagle (6/22)

Lake Michigan shipwreck an underwater classroom full of mystery, history
WGN-TV - Chicago, IL (6/22)

Lake Ontario water levels fall as record outflows continue
The Buffalo News (6/22)

Opponents continue to push for pipeline to close
Sarnia Observer (6/22)

Proposed Cleveland offshore wind farm seeking suppliers
Cleveland.com (6/22)

Seaway traffic slows as record amount of water is released
WNYF-TV - Watertown, NY (6/22)

St. Lawrence River designated as historic site
CTV-TV - Montreal, QC (6/22)

Summer the perfect time to get out and see Cheboygan’s historic lights
Cheboygan Daily Tribune (6/22)

Boaters beware: new hazards in high waters of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River
North Country Public Radio (6/21)

City, Friends reach tentative waterfront settlement
Green Bay Press Gazette (6/21)

Cuomo seeks changes to Lake Ontario flooding aid
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (6/21)

DEQ scraps Line 5 safety report
Michigan Public Radio (6/21)

Great features of the Great Lakes Region: Pennsylvania
Great Lakes Echo (6/21)

Great Lakes aren't doing so great, says new government study
Cleveland.com (6/21)

Historic icebreaker passing through Windsor en route to Thunder Bay
Windsor Star (6/21)

Lake Erie average water level hits all time high
St. Thomas Times-Journal (6/21)

Lawmakers seek forced release of Asian carp report
The Detroit News (6/21)

Local steel production shoots up by 30,000 tons
The Northwest Indiana Times (6/21)

No city policy to combat invasive plant
The Oshawa Express (6/21)

Ohio, Michigan lawmakers push Great Lakes-related bills
The Toledo Blade (6/21)

Alexander Henry icebreaker sets sail for Thunder Bay
CBC News (6/20)

Cuomo receptive to Lake Ontario flood relief, as Legislature faces end of session
The Buffalo News (6/20)

Hamilton Harbour: Report looks at effort to ‘bring back the bay’
The Hamilton Spectator (6/20)

Holland Coast Guard offering free boat washes
Holland Sentinel (6/20)

Metro Ports to stevedore at Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor
The Northwest Indiana Times (6/20)

Next step in Boardman removal begins
Great Lakes Echo (6/20)

Nonprofit group crosses Lake Huron on paddleboards for marine sanctuary
Up North Live (6/20)

Region hopes to wade into canal issues
The St. Catharines Standard (6/20)

War of words: IJC responds to Cuomo’s ‘nastiest’ letter about Lake Ontario flooding
Watertown Daily News (6/20)

2nd pipeline under Straits of Mackinac passes pressure test
The Associated Press (6/19)

Dredging a drag at Silver Creek boatlaunch
Observer Today (6/19)

Explorers to search for prehistoric life under Great Lakes
The Associated Press (6/19)

Lake Erie 'impaired' listing not important, says Michigan ag chief
MLive (6/19)

Microbead ban to take effect next year
Blackburn News (6/19)

Ontario Rising: Grant relief bill introduced in State Legislature
WHAM-TV-Albany, NY (6/19)

U.S. Sen. Brown believes President Trump 'betrayed' Great Lakes region
The Toledo Blade (6/19)

Ugly green algae chance in Lake Erie increased after May rain
MLive (6/19)

Video of Belle River fish fly invasion takes Facebook by storm
CBC News (6/19)

As Lake Erie algae season looms, Michigan punts on new farm rules
MLive (6/18)

Experts to discuss Great Lakes tsunami warning system
The Detroit News (6/18)

Port Dalhousie saves regatta
The Standard (6/18)

Ornate lighthouse from 1874 stands guard over Pictured Rocks shore
MLive (6/17)

44,000 students have sailed the bay on this unique school field trip
MLive (6/16)

Company to invest $700M in Toledo port
Toledo Blade (6/16)

DNR showcases resurgence in lake sturgeon population
WXYZ-TV - Southfield, MI (6/16)

Fuel tanker grounded in St. Lawrence west of Cornwall, Ont.
CBC News (6/16)

Great features of the Great Lakes region: Michigan
Great Lakes Echo (6/16)

Monroe County deputies rescue woman entangled in phragmites
WDIV-TV-Detroit, MI (6/16)

Sturgeon recovery in Lake Ontario hit by Trump cuts
WBFO - Buffalo, NY (6/16)

Tests reveal possible cause of death for hundreds of seagulls along Detroit River
CBS Detroit (6/16)

Wetland restoration again a flood-prevention tool for Maumee River Basin Commission
The News-Sentinel (6/16)

Boosted by rain, Lake Michigan approaches 20-year high water level
Chicago Tribune (6/15)

Catching birds' migration along Lake Erie
Winston-Salem Journal (6/15)

EPA head praises Great Lakes program his agency's budget eliminates
Detroit Free Press (6/15)

Great Lakes mayors support efforts to address climate change
The Toledo Blade (6/15)

Gros Cap Marina Park opens as access point on Lake Superior Water Trail
Sault Star (6/15)

Lake Ontario levels unleash a flood of cross-border bickering
CBC News (6/15)

Plastic pollution a growing problem in Great Lakes
Wasaga Sun (6/15)

Research vessel visits Navy Pier; crew talks findings, climate change
Chicago Sun Times (6/15)

Trekking the Great Lakes on foot to raise awareness about water pollutants
CBC News (6/15)

Trump budget hurts dam removal near Lake Huron
WBFO-Buffalo, NY (6/15)

Cuomo continues IJC bashing, calls for increased outflows from Lake Ontario
Watertown Daily Times (6/14)

Enbridge critic: Pressure test shows Straits of Mackinac underwater oil pipeline 'robust'
WZZM-TV-Grand Rapids, MI (6/14)

Fighting a dangerous invader one stalk at a time
The Enterprise-Bulletin (6/14)

Flood areas getting portable dams, $1 million in state aid
The Associated Press (6/14)

Great Lakes steel output rises by 9,000 tons
Northwest Indiana Times (6/14)

Kayak along Sleeping Bear Dunes for views you've never seen before
MLive (6/14)

Lake Michigan to get its first maritime highway
Northwest Indiana Times (6/14)

Lake outflow causes slight shipping delay
Welland Tribune (6/14)

Lawmakers, environmentalists voice concern over proposed EPA cuts
Chicago Post-Tribune (6/14)

Michigan plan seeks less pollution causing Lake Erie algae
The Associated Press (6/14)

Shuttered Dunes state park boardwalk to be rebuilt
Northwest Indiana Times (6/14)

Soo Locks improvement would help area shipping
The Alpena News (6/14)

St. Lawrence River braces for massive dam-water release from Lake Ontario
Cornwall Seaway News (6/14)

Why this musky study is an investment in the future
The Buffalo News (6/14)

Alexander Henry heading home
Thunder Bay News Watch (6/13)

Can Asian carp be kept out of Lake Michigan?
WBFO – Buffalo, NY (6/13)

Cuomo to visit flood-stricken areas again
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle (6/13)

Enbridge says pressure test shows Line 5 is safe
Michigan Public Radio (6/13)

Feds dismiss cases against engineers accused of dumping oily waste in Lake Huron
MLive (6/13)

Great features of the Great Lakes region: Wisconsin
Great Lakes Echo (6/13)

Great Lakes levels rising; Lake Erie up more than 8 inches from last year
Detroit Free Press (6/13)

Lawmakers urge fight against invasive species in Great Lakes
WLNS-TV – Lansing, MI (6/13)

Old Port redevelopment plan would give new life to Silo No. 5
CBC News (6/13)

Sea Grant cuts imperil Great Lakes algae bloom research
Great Lakes Today (6/13)

Water temperatures at Lake Michigan beaches are warming up
MLive (6/13)

Commission revises lake trout, splake angling regulations
The Associated Press (6/12)

Great features of the Great Lakes: Minnesota
Great Lakes Echo (6/12)

Lake Erie algae bloom could worsen this year
WDET – Detroit, MI (6/12)

Lake Superior cleanup threatened by Trump cuts
WBFO – Buffalo, NY (6/12)

Plan would extend trail, shorten railroad in western Duluth
Duluth News Tribune (6/12)

Raw, partially treated sewage dumped in Lake Ontario by city during heavy rain fall
The Toronto Star (6/12)

When, where and how to comment on Enbridge Line 5 studies
MLive (6/12)

Yellow submarine will search for prehistoric civilization under Great Lakes
MLive (6/12)

How NW Ohio farmers are trying to shrink Lake Erie toxic algal blooms
The Plain Dealer (6/11)

New study looks at 'sensitive' parts of the Great Lakes and oil
Michigan Public Radio (6/11)

Western Michigan city breaks sand angel world record
The Associated Press (6/11)

Great Lakes mussels essential to aquatic landscape
Herald Times Reporter (6/10)

'At-risk' Northern Michigan harbor gets $6.2M after decade-long effort
MLive (6/9)

EDITORIAL: Politicians shouldn't blame lakeshore flooding on Plan 2014
The Buffalo News (6/9)

Lake Ontario outflows held steady at record pace
The Buffalo News (6/9)

Lake Superior Water Trail connects explorers to northern Ontario
CBC News (6/9)

Toronto attractions continue to be affected by flooding as summer gets underway
Toronto Star (6/9)

Zebra mussels quickly filling Lake Mendota, UW lake researchers say
The Capital Times (6/9)

EDITORIAL: Restoring sturgeon is another step in renewal of Great Lakes
The Buffalo News (6/8)

Enbridge preps Line 5 test amid pipe integrity concerns
The Detroit News (6/8)

Great Lakes remain a political battleground
The News-Herald (6/8)

IJC to discuss increasing Lake Ontario outflows, which could affect St. Lawrence Seaway shipping
Watertown Daily Times (6/8)

Kayaker aiming for world record
WLUC-TV-Negaunee, MI (6/8)

Macomb County promotes its ‘great lake’
The Detroit News (6/8)

Off the hook: No license fees needed to fish this weekend
Petosky News-Review (6/8)

Sail on the trail
Traverse City Record-Eagle (6/8)

What they're saying about Muskegon Lake's future
MLive (6/8)

Anniversary of the Emperor’s loss recalls Island’s maritime heritage
The Manitoulin Expositor (6/7)

COMMENTARY: The Great Lakes are being poisoned by poop
Detroit Metro Times (6/7)

Great Lakes dredging, infrastructure projects get funding
The Associated Press (6/7)

Group of U.S. senators push to retain $63M fund for National Sea Grant Program
The Toledo Blade (6/7)

Kaptur, others call on President Trump to invest in water treatment plants
The Toledo Blade (6/7)

Lawmakers ask State to fight nuclear disposal plan
The Detroit News (6/7)

New Great Lakes research collaborative eyes funding threats
Great Lakes Echo (6/7)

Stabenow, Bergman and Michigan Delegation members introduce Soo Locks Modernization Act
UP Matters (6/7)

Steel output plunges by 30,000 tons
Northwest Indiana Times (6/7)

Tory, Chicago mayor vow to fight Great Lakes funding cuts
The Toronto Star (6/7)

Windsor Port Authority traffic ebbs after banner year
CBC News (6/7)

1836 treaty puts Michigan tribes at center of Nestle water bid
MLive (6/6)

EDITORIAL: Definitive lake boundary ruling needed
The Times (6/6)

EDITORIAL: Soo Locks critical to our economy
Midland Daily News (6/6)

How can cities keep sewage out of Great Lakes? Dig.
Great Lakes Today (6/6)

Joint Council passes motion to protect Great Lakes
Sault Star (6/6)

New Lake Ontario water fluctuation regimen could help muskrats
Great Lakes Echo (6/6)

North Shore watershed clean for now, but facing risks
Minnesota Public Radio (6/6)

Olcott barrier holding for now in battle against lake flooding
The Buffalo News (6/6)

Researchers study invasive mussels near Apostle Islands on Lake Superior
Wisconsin Public Radio (6/6)

Seminar will give anglers chance to talk to biologists about lake, river fisheries
The Buffalo News (6/6)

Army Corps awards extra $50M to Great Lakes
Wisconsin Public Radio (6/5)

Bald eagles face deadly threat from lead poisoning
Great Lakes Echo (6/5)

City releases video to warn of drowning dangers in Great Lakes
WKSU - Kent, OH (6/5)

Health officials warn of Lake Ontario flooding illness risks
WRVO - Oswego, NY (6/5)

Michigan shoreline to get $1M fix to fight erosion
The Detroit News (6/5)

Muskegon cruise ship season 2017 to start this week with Pearl Mist
MLive (6/5)

New Lock is crucial for Soo Locks says Upton
WHTC - Holland, MI (6/5)

Senator Debbie Stabenow slams Trump’s Great Lakes plan
WDET - Detroit, MI (6/5)

Surging Lake Erie waters hit highest level in 20 years
The Buffalo News (6/5)

An ambitious project begins to shed light on a mysterious Lake Erie fish
The Buffalo News (6/4)

Duluth EPA lab turns 50: Low profile, high outcome science mostly behind the scenes
Duluth News Tribune (6/4)

High Lake Ontario levels came with little warning
WBFO – Buffalo, NY (6/4)

Lake Erie draws flocks of birds and birders
The News-Herald (6/4)

Project begins to clean pollution from Wisconsin harbor
WDIO-TV – Duluth, MN (6/4)

Blue Water sturgeon fest celebrates biggest fish in Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (6/3)

Lake Michigan shore erosion could be accelerating
The Associated Press (6/3)

COMMENTARY: Michigan activists shine light on factory farms in bid to protect lakes
The Toledo Blade (6/2)

Study: Virus likely contributed to 2014 Toledo water shutdown
Michigan Radio (6/2)

Time to clean up Lake Ontario's shoreline, environmentalists say
CBC News (6/2)

As weather extremes become the norm, taxpayers must foot the bill for climate chaos
CBC News (6/1)

Both Michigan political parties agree on Soo Locks expansion
Detroit Free Press (6/1)

Buffalo may not be Miami of the North, but feathered visitor seems to like it here
The Buffalo News (6/1)

Building more green infrastructure in the Great Lakes region
Michigan Radio (6/1)

COMMENTARY: For the economy, invest in the Soo Locks
Detroit Free Press (6/1)

Common council OKs lease amendment to ship ethanol from Port of Milwaukee
Wisconsin Public Radio (6/1)

EDITORIAL: Don't give up on Great Lakes now
Duluth News Tribune (6/1)

Is Hamilton high water and erosion the new normal?
The Hamilton Spectator (6/1)

Sewage floods Niagara waterways
St. Catharines Standard (6/1)

State DEC commissioner defends Plan 2014, calls out IJC for shipping focus
Watertown Daily News (6/1)

Straits pipeline report raises fears of disaster; Embridge says oil, gas lines supported
Detroit Free Press (6/1)

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