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May 2015
Lake Erie cross-border power-line project reaches milestone
The Globe and Mail (5/31)

Lake Huron water rises 5 feet rapidly, making boat owners nervous
MLive. com (5/31)

On Lake Michigan, a cleaner coal-powered ship ferries on
NPR (5/31)

Water suppliers seek backup plans for Lake Erie intakes
Lorain Chronicle Telegram (5/31)

A ‘first class facility’
The Intelligencer (5/29)

Activists: Plug Straits of Mackinac pipeline before catastrophe
Royal Oak Patch (5/29)

County to try a new tack with Belle Harbor Marina
The Journal Times (5/29)

Disability group aims to make Pere Marquette Park Beach more accessible for all
MLive (5/29)

Indiana DNR's Lake Michigan Coastal Program seeks input on funding
Michigan City News Dispatch (5/29)

Message in a bottle tossed in Lake Superior 11 years ago in Duluth is found in
Duluth News Tribune (5/29)

Park Service to offer guided tours of closed Mt. Baldy
The Associated Press (5/29)

Scientists warn Scott Walker's DNR cuts would be costly
La Crosse Tribune (5/29)

Captain John's floating restaurant in Toronto headed for Port Colborne
St. Catharines Standard (5/28)

Captain John's ship towed from Toronto harbour
CTV News (5/28)

Duluth dock celebrated for its history, vital future
Duluth News Tribune (5/28)

North Shore story: Duo unearth region's natural history
Duluth News Tribune (5/28)

Plastics blamed for many Great Lakes woes
The Associated Press (5/28)

Research vessels back on water to learn more about the Great Lakes
UpNorthLive.com (5/28)

Shipwreck discovery may lead to Great Lakes treasure
Detroit Free Press (5/28)

Canadian beaches and marinas receive Blue Flag certification
St. Catharines Standard (5/27)

Detroit making waves for water taxis
Windsor Star (5/27)

Group wants to shut Straits of Mackinac oil lines
Detroit News (5/27)

Identifying the best rivers in the Great Lakes region for Asian carp eggs
Michigan Radio (5/27)

Michigan senators propose bill to stop microbead pollution
Detroit Free Press (5/27)

Obama water rule earns praise, sparks concern
Detroit Free Press (5/27)

Pipeline protesters interrupt Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder at Mackinac conference
MLive.com (5/27)

St. Clair County starts annual beach tests for E. coli with new, quicker method
Port Huron Times Herald (5/27)

COMMENTARY: Panel says Canada should bury nuclear waste near Lake Huron
Forbes (5/26)

Feds looking for stewards for three lighthouses
Detroit News (5/26)

Freighter from 1980 Duluth drama reaches the end of its journey
Duluth News Tribune (5/26)

International Joint Commission considers public comment on protecting Great Lakes
Superior Telegram (5/26)

Ohioans strongly favor strict clean water laws, mandatory restrictions on farm run-off: Poll
cleveland.com (5/26)

World's longest marked trail proposed around Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (5/26)

A Great Lake? No, but Lake Champlain has role to play
Detroit Free Press (5/25)

Destructive zebra mussels resist eradication in Great Lakes despite local successes in controlling them
Yibada (5/25)

With water rule, Obama takes executive action
Los Angeles Times (5/25)

Big Lake boaters prepare for Lake Superior season
WDIO Duluth (5/24)

Great Lakes battling series of invaders
nwitimes.com (5/24)

Waterfront trail possibly coming to Lake Huron
Blackburn News (5/24)

Prehistoric fish discovered in Lake Erie debuts on Animal Planet show
Lorain Chronicle Telegram (5/23)

Training ship for Great Lakes sailors draws attention during brief Buffalo stop
Buffalo News (5/23)

Controlling a purple menace
Superior Telegram (5/22)

Lake Superior beach made up of ore leftovers opens to public
Minnesota Public Radio (5/22)

New icebreaker for Great Lakes closer to reality
Duluth News Tribune (5/22)

Parts of upper Great Lakes could suit cougars
Great Lakes ECHO (5/22)

Researchers sample Lake Superior’s waters to study lake’s rapid changes
Albert Lea Tribune (5/22)

This aging oil pipeline is in Great Lakes' 'worst possible place' for a spill
The Huffington Post (5/22)

Dunes trail closed to pets to protect nesting piping plovers
Petoskey News Review (5/21)

New rule in New York: Don’t Tweet your illegal catch
Port Huron Times Herald (5/21)

Official: Laws a start, but more needed to stop algae
Port Clinton News Herald (5/21)

Ohio's Great Lakes museum renews collaboration with western New York-based shipwreck explorers
Minneapolis Star Tribune (5/21)

Pennsylvania study finds contaminants in drilling wastewater
Great Lakes Echo (5/21)

Port Huron-to-Mackinac Island Race features several changes
Port Huron Times Herald (5/21)

Anglers warned lake sturgeon, a protected species, are spawning in St. Lawrence River
North Country Now (5/20)

Changing water levels on the Great Lakes
9 and 10 News Traverse City (5/20)

Early forecast says toxic algae could be lighter at Lake Erie
Columbus Dispatch (5/20)

Group faults effort to spare birdlife from wind turbines
Waterbury Republic American (5/20)

Lake Superior-sailing Gordon family to stop in Sault, discuss climate change
Sault Ste. Marie Eveing News (5/20)

Michigan plants splake in Lake Superior
UpperMichigansSource.com (5/20)

New York rule cracks down on anglers who photograph out-of-season fish
Watertown Daily Times (5/20)

Report shows Michigan commercial fishing harvest down, gross dockside value up
Gaylord Herald Times (5/20)

School project leads to Leamington hosting Algae Bloom Summit
Windsor Star (5/20)

Scientists prepare for 3-day cruise on Lake Superior
KQDS Duluth-Superior (5/20)

Spring water levels of Lake Huron highest since 1998
Manitoulin Expositor (5/20)

The power of ideas fuels visions of the Niagara River shoreline without Huntley power plant
Buffalo News (5/20)

The world's longest animal population study has bad news for wolves
PRI (5/20)

Around Lake Superior on a paddle board
KDAL Duluth (5/19)

COMMENTARY: Dredging in Lake Erie is growing topic in government
Sidney Daily News (5/19)

COMMENTARY: What Chesapeake Bay has to teach Lake Erie about environmental stewardship
The Plain Dealer (5/19)

Gauges to help watch Lake Erie algae levels
The Toledo Blade (5/19)

Great Lakes surprisingly warm for springtime
Mlive .com (5/19)

Lakefront residents on Lake St. Clair continue to deal with stinky muck
C&G Newspapers (5/19)

Lampreys researched in Cheboygan
The Daily Reporter (5/19)

Report: Great Lakes better protected than 10 years ago
Detroit Free Press (5/19)

Shrinking alewife population could deplete Great Lakes salmon
WKAR Lansing (5/19)

State, groups highlight Belle Isle kayaking, canoeing plans
The Associated Press (5/19)

City seeks input on improving waterfront area
The Kingston Whig-Standard (5/18)

EDITORIAL: U.S. Army Corps receives judicious spanking over Cuyahoga River dredge shakedown
The Plain Dealer (5/18)

EPA to discuss cleanup proposal for Kalamazoo River Superfund site Tuesday at public meeting
MLive (5/18)

French tourists aboard a luxury cruise stop in Clayton for a day
North Country Public Radio (5/18)

It's a good time to watch freighters on the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (5/18)

Land deal with Detroit, bridge company moving forward
Detroit Free Press (5/18)

National Museum of the Great Lakes offers river tour
The Plain Dealer (5/18)

Piping plover egg at Ludington's Stearns Park beach causes 100x100 area to be roped off
Ludington Daily News (5/18)

Queen City Bike Ferry casts off Monday from Canalside
The Buffalo News (5/18)

Some ostracods survive goby guts
Great Lakes Echo (5/18)

DNR proposes easing restrictions on walleye fishing in Saginaw Bay
MLive (5/16)

EDITORIAL: Shine more light on pipelines, not less
Lansing State Journal (5/16)

From the big lake to the Wolf River, explore Wisconsin on water tours
Post-Crescent (5/16)

Grand Haven students participate in annual fishing event
Grand Haven Tribune (5/15)

How to get people to pitch in
The New York Times (5/15)

South Haven Township planners OK beach project
The Herald-Palladium (5/15)

State grants focus on recreation, accessibility to township beaches
Grand Traverse Insider (5/15)

Wallaceburg doesn't want to draw its water from Lake Erie
The Chatam Daily News (5/15)

Cleveland Port Authority hires company to sell dredged sludge from Cuyahoga River
The Plain Dealer (5/14)

ECHDC "slowing down" approach to Outer Harbor
WKBW-TV - Buffalo, NY (5/14)

Ensuring safe cycling along the St. Clair River
Blackburn News (5/14)

Fake reefs are good for fishing – how about for the fish?
Great Lakes Echo (5/14)

Fishing trawler makes huge catch of the day
The Hamilton Spectator (5/14)

Harsens Island ferry owner wants to end service
The Detroit News (5/14)

Isle Royale wolf population down to 3, National Park Service considers next steps
Michigan Radio (5/14)

Walleye, northern pike, and muskie opener is Friday in UP
The Associated Press (5/14)

$3.5 million available to clean up St. Louis River near Duluth
KSTP-TV - Saint Paul, MN (5/13)

$75 million settlement reached in Enbridge's Kalamazoo River oil spill
Mlive.com (5/13)

Canadian federal government invests in Lake Huron Cove Island Lighthouse
Manitoulin Expositor (5/13)

Coal-fired ferry set to sail Lake Michigan again after environmental fixes
Star Tribune (5/13)

Current beach erosion isn’t something to be concerned about, Centre for Coastal Conservation
The Goderich Signal Star (5/13)

Door County's Peninsula Wetlands deemed of international significance
Green Bay Press Gazette (5/13)

Federal judge issues order forcing Army Corps of Engineers to dredge Cuyahoga River shipping channel
cleveland.com (5/13)

Native fish species bounce back
C & G News (5/13)

Project moves ahead to generate energy from St. Clair River current; work planned this summer
Daily Journal (5/13)

Town of Sturgeon Bay joins fight against invasives
Green Bay Press Gazette (5/13)

Warm weather brings bird migration through Mississauga
Mississauga News (5/13)

American Fortitude pulls out of Oswego Harbor to be scrapped in Canada
The Post-Standard (5/12)

COMMENTARY: Great Lakes and the 2016 election
WMUK Kalamazoo (5/12)

Company looks to capture force of river
The Times Herald (5/12)

Could Detroiters be hailing a water taxi soon?
Detroit Free Press (5/12)

EDITORIAL: Enact a Minnesota ban on small particles found in personal-care products
Star Tribune (5/12)

Federal ban sought on sale of tiny plastic showing up in lakes
Detroit News (5/12)

Fight heats up to stop plan to bury nuclear waste near Great Lakes
Windsor Star (5/12)

Michigan DNR to collect about 500,000 eggs from Great Lakes muskellunge in Detroit River this spring
Daily Reporter (5/12)

Waukesha continues effort to tap into Lake Michigan water
WISN Milwaukee (5/12)

Captain John’s restaurant sold to ship scrapper, will be gone by end of May
Toronto Star (5/11)

DNR to collect about 500,000 eggs from Great Lakes muskellunge in Detroit River this spring
The Associated Press (5/11)

Jean Michel Cousteau talks invasive carp in the Great Lakes during event at The Henry Ford
Jean Michel Cousteau (5/11)

Michigan bill would exempt pipeline companies from FOIA requests
Port Huron Times Herald (5/11)

Salmon season outlook is full of uncertainty
MLive (5/11)

WNY Land Conservancy to buy nature preserve on Niagara River
WBFO - Buffalo, NY (5/11)

COMMENTARY: Liquid assets give us the drop on Sun Belt
Pittsburg Post-Gazette (5/10)

Groups oppose Indiana Dunes project
The Associated Press (5/10)

NYPA funding aids three St. Lawrence River projects
Watertown Daily Times (5/10)

Lake Michigan Academy students learn from 'Salmon in School' project
MLive (5/9)

Ohio asks neighboring states to help fight Lake Erie’s algae
The Associated Press (5/9)

Walleye at risk in Lake Erie dredge dumping debate; consumption levels at brink of one-meal-per-month
The Plain Dealer (5/9)

Conservancy makes deal to protect North Tonawanda wetlands
The Buffalo News (5/8)

Mich. leaders slap report backing nuke waste near lake
Detroit News (5/8)

New Michigan fishing regs allow year round catch and release of bass
Great Lakes Echo (5/8)

State still fighting aquatic invasive species
Post Bulletin (5/8)

U.S. Coast Guard hits Saginaw River and Bay for annual buoy inspections
MLive (5/8)

Water flowing from toilet to tap may be hard to swallow
The New York Times (5/8)

Army Corps opposes dredging Cuyahoga River shipping channel while lawsuit is pending
The Plain Dealer (5/7)

Ceremony to honor lost crew members of SS Cedarville
Detroit Free Press (5/7)

Ceremony to honor lost crew members of SS Cedarville
Detroit Free Press (5/7)

COMMENTARY: Livestock waste rules are still a disaster
The Times Herald (5/7)

Congress considering a new Great Lakes icebreaker
Mlive.com (5/7)

Drug used to treat type 2 diabetes may be harming Lake Michigan fish
WISN Milwaukee (5/7)

EDITORIAL: Ambassador Bridge should be replaced
Windsor Star (5/7)

Energy policy debate is missing the point, advocates say
Great Lakes Echo (5/7)

Federal agency measures lake levels from Traverse City
Traverse City Record-Eagle (5/7)

New advisory on algal toxin creates 2 tiers
Toledo Blade (5/7)

Oily substance spilled in Lake St-Louis identified but source still a mystery
Montreal Gazette (5/7)

Return of a healthy smelt run has Lake Superior anglers buzzing
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (5/7)

Scaled-down Randle Reef cleanup put up for tender again
Hamilton Spectator (5/7)

Two Maumee residents to swim Straits of Mackinac
Toledo Free Press (5/7)

Buffalo in 48 hours: On the waterfront from the Erie Canal to otherworldly industrial ruins
The Plain Dealer (5/6)

Google offers unusual view of Michigan
Great Lakes Echo (5/6)

Panel backs plan for nuclear waste disposal near Lake Huron
ABC News (5/6)

Pipeline info would become secret under Mich. bill
Detroit Free Press (5/6)

Report on proposed underground nuclear waste dump near Lake Huron expected today
Macomb Daily News (5/6)

Scaling back: Fish stocking listens to lakes
Traverse City Record-Eagle (5/6)

Study: Lake Erie algae has made it more vulnerable to Asian carp
Chicago Tribune (5/6)

Water pricing in two thirsty cities: In one, guzzlers pay more, and use less
New York Times (5/6)

Coast Guard completes Great Lakes ice breaking
Fox 28 Elkhart (5/5)

Dunkirk Council updated on plans to repair crumbling breakwater
The Buffalo News (5/5)

Gananoque awaits approval to remove 'fish condos'
The Toronto Sun (5/5)

Michigan, Ohio, Indiana join forces to fight cyanobacteria
Michigan Radio (5/5)

Minnesota Senate bans soaps with plastic microbeads
MPR News (5/5)

New York permit for municipal stormwater discharge upheld
The Associated Press (5/5)

Ohio, Michigan, other Great Lakes states could reap benefits from EPA rules
Toledo Blade (5/5)

PCBs, mercury in St. Lawrence River fish
Cornwall Standard-Freeholder (5/5)

Provision to add Great Lakes icebreaker to Coast Guard passes committee
Military.com (5/5)

St. Luke's Club wetlands in the former Dover Township called an 'important habitat'
Chatham Daily News (5/5)

U.S. Army Corps to outline fix plan for Braddock Bay
Democrat & Chronicle (5/5)

Experts baffled by rare Great Lakes region earthquake
CBS 58 Milwaukee (5/4)

How a cement plant became a Lake Michigan community
Crain's Detroit Business (5/4)

MMSD, Milwaukee council pressed to weigh in on Estabrook dam removal
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (5/4)

Panel reviewing push to bury nuclear waste near Lake Huron shore
AM980 London (5/4)

Online tool measures how dam removal affects lamprey
Detroit Free Press (5/2)

Rare 4.2 magnitude earthquake hits Great Lakes region
Upper Michigan's Source (5/2)

CMU's Institute for Great Lakes Research featured in Blue Economy report
Midland Daily News (5/1)

DNR done with review of Waukesha's Lake Michigan request
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (5/1)

Ferries start Lake Michigan season
Lansing State Journal (5/1)

Huron Perth students find Lake Huron threats
Blackburn News (5/1)

Imperiled butterfly leads way for conservation of climate sensitive species
Great Lakes Echo (5/1)

Lake Michigan unlikely to ever return to its natural state, scientists say
DNAinfo (5/1)

Officials to boaters: Avoid survey nets on Lake St. Clair
Midland Daily News (5/1)

Ogdensburg officials authorize more cleanup spending for Shade Roller property
Watertown Daily Times (5/1)

Toxic algal blooms to be detected earlier with new tool as response to $64 million annual US losses
AccuWeather.com (5/1)

Underwater time capsules
Peninsula Pulse (5/1)

White bass run is a local tradition
Port Clinton News Herald (5/1)

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