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October 2014
A year of abundance for Minnesota's trails, parks
Minnesota Public Radio (10/31)

Blue Water communities oppose nuclear waste site
Port Huron Times Herald (10/31)

COMMENTARY: Some people have to think about their water every day
Huffington Post (10/31)

EDITORIAL: Cheaper fishing licenses are smart lure
Erie Times-News (10/31)

Giant waves in Lake Michigan forecast send surfers, beach-watchers to the Southwest Michigan shore
MLive (10/31)

Michigan sites no longer environmental areas of concern
Detroit Free Press (10/31)

Monstrous Lake Michigan waves top 21 feet
Mlive.com (10/31)

Paying more to see Sleeping Bear Dunes: Feds gauge public support for fee hike
MLive (10/31)

S.S. Badger's $2 million coal ash retention system to be ready for 2015 season
MLive (10/31)

Seaway strike deadline pushed back
The Buffalo News (10/31)

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow at White Lake Restoration Celebration: 'It's been a long time coming'
MLive (10/31)

Great Lakes fishery managers need insight on climate change impacts
Great Lakes Echo (10/30)

NY wants public input on stopping aquatic invaders
The Associated Press (10/30)

TransCanada formally applies to NEB for Energy East pipeline approval
CBC News (10/30)

Crews begin clearing land in southwest Detroit for new bridge to Canada
MLive (10/29)

Critic questions artificial spawning reefs in river
The Times Herald (10/29)

Drones could predict region’s lake effect snow
Great Lakes Echo (10/29)

For 'The Surface,' Milwaukee and Lake Michigan perfect for film
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/29)

Lake Huron shoreline erosion now a concern
Blackburn News (10/29)

Lake Superior Binational Forum to host public meeting
The Daily Press (10/29)

Meeting explores new efforts to tackle Lake Michigan yellow perch decline
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/29)

Michigan oil and gas association works to improve economic and environmental stability
MLive (10/29)

St. Lawrence Seaway faces possible strike
The Buffalo News (10/29)

Work to begin in January at Sarnia water plant
The Sarnia Observer (10/29)

COMMENTARY: Lisa Wozniak: Protecting Pure Michigan begins in the voting booth
MLive (10/28)

Marine manufacturing remains vital in Wisconsin
Green Bay Press Gazette (10/28)

Now hiring: Marine companies prepare for push
Green Bay Press Gazette (10/28)

NY-24 Debate: Where Rep. Dan Maffei and John Katko stand on plan to alter Lake Ontario water levels
Auburn Citizen (10/28)

Ohio biologists encouraged by 2014 Lake Erie hatch results survey
The Penn News (10/28)

Ore shipping surge continues
Daily Press (10/28)

Red Cliff Band: Lake Superior barrel retrieval project update
Northland News Center (10/28)

St. Louis County Board backs invasive species program
Duluth News Tribune (10/28)

Wildlife officials: Spawning reef helping sturgeon
Associated Press (10/28)

Work progresses on Marysville, Mich. shoreline
The Times Herald (10/28)

Andrew Francis Rajner Sr.: 1925-2014: Sailor’s voyages included time on famous freighter
The Toledo Blade (10/27)

Detroit voted in top 10 best American riverfronts
CBS-TV - Detroit, MI (10/27)

First 'green' sites unveiled in $3 billion effort to keep sewage out of Lake Erie
The Plain Dealer (10/27)

Grand Calumet River sees results of cleanup
The Times (10/27)

Great Lakes Shipyard to build two new tugs
The Maritime Executive (10/27)

In the fight against green slime on Lake Erie, farmers try to clean up their act
Public Radio International (10/27)

Michigan, New York, Minnesota test fisheater’s blood for contaminants
Great Lakes Echo (10/27)

Officials: still no Asian carp in Great Lakes
United Press International (10/27)

U.S. Sen. Gillibrand, Lake Ontario officials seek ban on microbeads
Associated Press (10/27)

Union raises alarm about plan to automate St. Lawrence Seaway locks
The Montreal Gazette (10/27)

Army Corps project will turn pond near Squaw Island, N.Y. into vibrant wetlands
The Buffalo News (10/26)

Freshwater Summit to address Great Lakes issues
Grand Traverse Insider (10/26)

River detectives dive into a polluted industrial past
Cornwall Seaway News (10/26)

Sewer overflows during storm hit 10 billion gallons
Detroit Free Press (10/26)

State seeks input on lake islands management plan
Fox 28-TV - East Lansing, MI (10/26)

America's last coal-fired ship finally stops dumping coal ash into Lake Michigan
The Huffington Post (10/25)

In storm of ’13, a story of survival
Battle Creek Enquirer (10/25)

New river reefs built to encourage fish spawning
Capital News Service (10/24)

The ugly truth about purple loosestrife
Chicago Tribune (10/24)

Harbor Beach dredging project wins Michigan Municipal League Community Excellence Award
Huron County View (10/23)

Lake Erie's algal bloom fading
Sandusky Register (10/23)

Local explorers discover shipwrecks in Lake Ontario
WROC - Rochester, NY (10/23)

Michigan Department of Natural Resources proposes Islands Management Plan
WILX - Lansing, MI (10/23)

Michigan gets $7.5M gift commitments for dunes buy
9 & 10 News (10/23)

Michigan muskies getting fit to fight in Wisconsin
Post Crescent (10/23)

More bad news for Isle Royale wolves
The Times Herald (10/23)

NYPA set to replace two tugboats in its Niagara River fleet
Niagara Gazette (10/23)

Students learn about Lake Superior at MTU’s Water Festival
ABC 10 - Ishpeming, MI (10/23)

Sunken ship has history stories galore, speaker says
The Toledo Blade (10/23)

76 Michigan communities oppose nuclear waste site near Lake Huron
ABC 10 - Ishpeming, MI (10/22)

After years of build up, dredging at Wilson Harbor in Wilson, N.Y. underway
Time Warner Cable News (10/22)

Asian carp DNA found in Fox River
Green Bay Press-Gazette (10/22)

DEC continues lake sturgeon restocking effort
Watertown Daily Times (10/22)

DNR 'fishes' to determine health of waterway
The Northwest Indiana Times (10/22)

Environmental concerns trip up Enbridge oil pipeline project in Ontario
MLive (10/22)

Invasive species conference wraps up in Duluth
KDAL - Duluth, MN (10/22)

Michigan National Guard tests novel wind funnels
Great Lakes Echo (10/22)

New evidence of mounting Asian carp invasion at Great Lakes
Nature World News (10/22)

Phoenix prepared for pricey fix to water problem
Time Warner Cable News (10/22)

Stormwater forum brings out North Shore residents
Winnetka Talk (10/22)

Stormwater forum brings out North Shore, Ill. residents
Sun-Times (10/22)

Students build underwater robots to keep an eye on the Great Lakes
Second Wave (10/22)

Wisconsin wolf hunt snags attention
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/22)

Zoning appeal filed over Erie bayfront walkway
Erie Times-News (10/22)

"New era" of marine shipping discussed
Goderich Signal-Star (10/21)

Cleveland Port economic impact more than LeBron and Republican National Convention combined
WKYC-TV - Cleveland, OH (10/21)

Cleveland to christen its first "floating office" off coast of downtown
The Plain Dealer (10/21)

County legislators endorse St. Lawrence River water level plan
The Watertown Daily Times (10/21)

Enbridge oil pipeline project delayed by spill concerns
The Watertown Daily Times (10/21)

EPA awards $8.6 million to reduce Lake Erie algae
The Associated Press (10/21)

More than $500,000 in grants lined up to remove trashed rack, restore Doan Brook gorge
The Plain Dealer (10/21)

Province supports wetland restoration project
The Sarnia Observer (10/21)

St. Lawrence County lawmakers support plan to regulate St. Lawrence River water flow, levels
North Country Now (10/21)

Autumn anomaly: Deepest Great Lakes' levels rising
Detroit Free Press (10/20)

COMMENTARY: MTV correspondent and Niagara Falls don't click
Niagara Gazette (10/20)

Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers
The Northwest Indiana Times (10/20)

Salmon River Hatchery continues to thrive
The Poughkeepsie Journal (10/20)

Voices from Detroit: Life without water
Circle of Blue (10/20)

Why are the Great Lakes on the rise?
NPR (10/20)

Superior author chronicles lake tragedy
Duluth News Tribune (10/19)

NYPA removes docks, buoys from St. Lawrence River
ctpost.com (10/18)

Taking a look at Lake Huron's high water level
The Sudbury Star (10/18)

Busy Great Lakes ports thrum to a manufacturing comeback
The Plain Dealer (10/17)

Experts desperate to keep flying carp out of Great Lakes
NBC Nightly News (10/17)

In Duluth, Amsterdam-based company seeks international shipping ties
St. Paul Pioneer Press (10/17)

Spiny water fleas in Great Lakes indicate a larger problem
Great Lakes Echo (10/17)

City Council to adopt Lake Michigan Gateway implementation strategy
LaPorte Country Life (10/16)

DEC seeks comment on 'Catch and Release'; stretch on Nine Mile Creek among other fishing reg changes
The Post-Standard (10/16)

EDITORIAL: Let EPA seek cleaner water
The Times-Tribune (10/16)

EDITORIAL: Michigan DNR effort may be only chance to buy dunelands for public
The Holland Sentinel (10/16)

IDNR awards $150,000 to Waukegan for shoreline plan
Chicago Sun-Times (10/16)

Lake Erie phosphorus pollution causes blooms, and fishing problems
The Plain Dealer (10/16)

Lake Erie water quality, algae concerns draw opinions from Ohio Statehouse, gubernatorial candidates
The Plain Dealer (10/16)

Steel shipments up by 47 percent through September at the Port of Milwaukee
Fox 6-TV - Milwaukee, WI (10/16)

Animal rights activists target Wisconsin's annual grey wolf hunt
Vice News (10/15)

As barriers disappear, fish are darting up Menomonee River
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/15)

Clean Water Act in MI: Keeping the Great Lakes great
Public News Service (10/15)

Cleveland Metroparks will revive water-taxi service
The Plain Dealer (10/15)

Great Lakes temperatures below normal heading into winter
WEWS-TV - Cleveland, OH (10/15)

Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve celebrates four years of research
Northland's News Center (10/15)

New stewardship programs aim to teach students how to care for Great Lakes
Upper Peninsula Second Wave (10/15)

Park Service considers fee to visit ice caves
Duluth News Tribune (10/15)

Seventh Freshwater Summit on tap
Traverse City Record-Eagle (10/15)

Study urges action on Lake Erie bacteria blooms
The Associated Press (10/15)

Visits to the Apostle Islands’ ice caves may cost you
WCCO-TV - Minneapolis, MN (10/15)

Watching ships pass on the Welland Canal
The Cornwall Standard-Freeholder (10/15)

COMMENTARY: Agriculture taking measurable steps toward improving Lake Erie water quality
Ohio Ag (10/14)

COMMENTARY: When government officials fail us
Midland Daily News (10/14)

Harper announces plans for Quebec’s St. Lawrence oil resources
Global News (10/14)

Michigan's U.P. goes head-to-head with its energy future
Great Lakes Echo (10/14)

More federal recognition sought for Great Lakes shipwrecks
Gladwin County Record & Clarion (10/14)

Oilsands supertanker Genmar Daphne in St. Lawrence awaits new fire pump
CBC News (10/14)

Sure, there were pirates in the Caribbean, but the Great Lakes had them too
Michigan Radio (10/14)

The risks of cheap water
The New York Times (10/14)

Cowabunga! Surfer, photographer share passion for Lake Michigan waves
MLive (10/13)

Did missing airship meet its fate near Grand Haven, Mich.?
Grand Haven Tribune (10/13)

Lighthouse festival attracts hundreds
The Penn News (10/13)

Microplastics found in sediment from the St. Lawrence, a worrisome first
CTV News - Montreal (10/13)

Q. and A.: James E. Garvey on Chinese solutions for America's carp problem
The New York Times (10/13)

This Illinois town has more Asian carp than any place else on earth
WGN-TV - Chivago (10/13)

Two initiatives could improve water quality in Lake Erie
The News-Sentinel (10/13)

Donors waiting for state’s lead on 150 acres of Lake Michigan lakeshore land
Holland Sentinel (10/12)

Dredge clean-up debate revolves around Facility 3
The Toledo Blade (10/12)

Kayakers take the slow lane to commune with nature
The Blade (10/12)

Lorain tapped for Ohio Lake Erie Award for Black River restoration work
The Morning Journal (10/12)

Study finds birth control pill has negative effects on lake ecosystems
The Canadian Press (10/12)

The other Lake Erie
The Toledo Blade (10/12)

Lake Superior and Lake Michigan now 6 degrees colder than last year; How will that affect Michigan's winter?
MLive (10/11)

New exhibit showcases invasive lamprey at Belle Isle Aqaurium
CBS-TV - Detroit, MI (10/11)

New water level plan for St. Lawrence River under consideration by county legislature
North County Now (10/11)

Protesters march in Cacouna over oil projects
The Montreal Gazette (10/11)

Bowmanville plant looks into mining below Lake Ontario
Northumberland News (10/10)

COMMENTARY: Do what it takes to protect Great Lakes from an oil spill
Detroit Free Press (10/10)

Great Lakes cruises becoming more popular
The Sarnia Observer (10/10)

Harbors, freighters benefit from high water levels
WPBN-WTOM-TV - Traverse City, MI (10/10)

Michigan aquaculture, an infant industry, attracts powerful opposition
Circle of Blue (10/10)

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission plans muskellunge meeting for Cabela's Oct. 18
The Patriot-News (10/10)

Wisconsin wolf decline doen't worry federal wildlife officials
The Associated Press (10/10)

Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper granted cleanup funds from HSBC
Buffalo Business First (10/9)

Court rules in favor of tribes seeking night deer hunting
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/9)

DEC releases 6,500 sturgeon fingerlings in St. Lawrence River near Ogdensburg
North County Now (10/9)

Department of Energy finalizing $2.8 million award for Lake Erie wind farm
The Plain Dealer (10/9)

Enbridge Line 9B pipeline delayed by NEB over major water body concerns
CBC News (10/9)

Enbridge oil cleanup on the Kalamazoo River finished, all sections of the river open for public use
MLive (10/9)

Michigan bill would repeal renewable energy standards
Great Lakes Echo (10/9)

Michigan's Great Lakes water levels may do something only achieved 4 times in last 154 years
MLive (10/9)

Muskegon's 'Blue Economy': University Research Corridor report says 1 in 5 Michigan jobs are water-related
MLive (10/9)

Restoration work set for land along Lake Michigan
The Associated Press (10/9)

Unfinished business for Buffalo’s Outer Harbor
Investigative Post (10/9)

What's the status of the old oil pipeline under Lake Michigan? We need more information to know.
Michigan Radio (10/9)

Written off as doomed, native mussels survive zebra mussel invasion
The Voice (10/9)

Farmers hope to defeat regulation
The Times (10/8)

Four Great Lakes states rank among top in energy efficiency
Great Lakes Echo (10/8)

Leadership of Toledo's water treatment changing again
NBC 22 - Toledo, OH (10/8)

Low water levels above Moses-Saunders dam
The Standard-Freeholder (10/8)

Officials retest Kalamazoo River for Asian Carp DNA
WXMI-TV - Grand Rapids, MI (10/8)

One woman's pipe dream: A rain garden that even the neighbors seem to like
The New York Times (10/8)

Asian carp DNA found in southwestern Michigan
Detroit News (10/7)

Bait dumping offers invaders path to Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (10/7)

Burns Harbor receives first shipment of windmill blades in years
nwitimes.com (10/7)

Conference at Marquette focuses on Great Lakes, health care, energy
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/7)

EDITORIAL: Worth Township, Mich. finally doing right by our lake
The Times Herald (10/7)

Environmental groups take Great Lakes safety to Illinois politicians
ABC 7 - Chicago (10/7)

Ex-councilman wants algae crisis to be wake-up call
Toledo Blade (10/7)

Former Great Lakes chief Patty Birkholz: 'No silver bullet' for Asian carp after invader's DNA found in Kalamazoo River
MLive (10/7)

Michigan DNR takes salmon eggs for stocking in Manistee County
9 & 10 News (10/7)

Michigan reviews Enbridge oil pipelines
United Press International (10/7)

Montreal protesters chain themselves to refinery fence
Montreal Gazette (10/7)

Mysterious shipwreck found in New York lake
The Ithaca Journal (10/7)

Researcher: Tax phosphorous to reduce algae threat in Lake Erie
WOSU Columbus (10/7)

Sixth baby beluga carcass found on St. Lawrence this year
Sun News (10/7)

Wisconsin DNR to hold Lake Michigan yellow perch meeting Oct. 23 in Milwaukee
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/7)

Lake Superior water level at highest point for September since '98
WTAQ Green Bay (10/6)

Push ahead to raise more shipwrecks onto the National Register of Historic Places
Great Lakes Echo (10/6)

The different “flavors” of Lake Erie lake effect snow
Fox 8 - Cleveland, OH (10/6)

Worth Twp., Mich. moves on plan to keep sewage out of lake
The Times Herald (10/6)

Duluth Seaway Port Authority hopes to make up for delays in rail shipping
Duluth News Tribune (10/5)

Freighters sound a salute, Flower Lady sends her thanks
Detroit Free Press (10/5)

Lake Michigan salmon runs proving slower than average
MLive (10/5)

COMMENTARY: The Great Lakes ballast water challenge
Maritime Executive (10/4)

Golden Horseshoe has algae problems of its own
The Toronto Star (10/4)

Ohio Farmer's Union wants tweak to Ag-Bill
13 ABC - Toledo, OH (10/4)

Shipwrecks, lighthouses in spotlight at Toledo’s National Museum of the Great Lakes
The Hamilton Spectator (10/4)

Toxic Lake Erie algal blooms “reversible” experts say . . . but only if we stop the blame game and work together
MLive (10/4)

Agencies stock Genesee River with young sturgeon
Rochester City Newspaper (10/3)

High Great Lakes water levels cause concern for rescue teams
9 & 10 News (10/3)

Lighthouse near Mackinac Island sells for $65,500
Associated Press (10/3)

Piecing together Lake Michigan shoreline: State has eyes on McClendon land
Holland Sentinel (10/3)

Piecing together Lake Michigan shoreline: State has eyes on McClendon land
The Holland Sentinel (10/3)

400-passenger cruise ship docks in the Port of Milwaukee for first time in seven years
Fox 6 - Milwaukee, WI (10/2)

Cleanup of Radio Tower Bay in Duluth making progress
Duluth News Tribune (10/2)

Contaminated drinking water: EPA to warn public about toxic algae outbreaks
International Business Times (10/2)

Fish still contaminated by phased-out chemical
Environmental Health News (10/2)

Lake Erie still green with algae and an inconvenience to state park visitors
Monroe News (10/2)

Pennsylvania man faces sentencing for falsifying abandoned oil well plugging reports
Great Lakes Echo (10/2)

Township officially welcomes Budd Park paddle launch
C & G News (10/2)

Warning sounded over oil spills
Bayshore Broadcasting (10/2)

15 years later, Great Lakes levels rebound
Michigan Radio (10/1)

Chicago, suburbs tell U.S. to tighten crude-oil train rules
Chicago Tribune (10/1)

COMMENTARY: This bloom’s not sweet at all
Hamilton Spectator (10/1)

Essar Steel announces financing secured to finish iron mine, plant
Duluth News Tribune (10/1)

Great Lakes steel production inches up by 1,000 tons
nwi.com (10/1)

Largest ever shipwreck in Lake Ontario located
Democrat & Chronicle (10/1)

Masse tables bill to combat invasive carp in the Great Lakes
CTV - Windsor, ON (10/1)

New federal rule allows freighters to dump cargo remnants into Great Lakes
Buffalo News (10/1)

New report: oil transportation poses risks to Great Lakes Region
WKAR - East Lansing, MI (10/1)

Rep. Matt Lundy proposes plan to promote Lake Erie shoreline
Lorain Morning Journal (10/1)

Seaway sees cargo shipments climb 5 percent in September over one year ago
Watertown Daily Times (10/1)

Slash phosphorus flowing into Lake Erie, Great Lakes Commission says
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/1)

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