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September 2016
Blue-green algae toxin in drinking water worries upstate New York
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle (9/30)

Cleveland Metroparks to replace Euclid Beach pier
Cleveland.com (9/30)

Collins, area officials continue to oppose Lake Ontario water plan
The Daily News (9/30)

DNR announces open house for chinook run
Door County Pulse (9/30)

Fighting invaders with drones and fungi
Great Lakes Echo (9/30)

Leamington fisherman fined $20K for commercial fishing violations
Windsor Star (9/30)

Nipigon Bay cleanup complete, says Environment Canada, but where’s the promised sewage treatment plant?
TVOntario (9/30)

ArcelorMittal steel mill fears "catastrophic harm" if U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fails to dredge Cuyahoga River shipping channel
Cleveland.com (9/29)

Control efforts reducing lamprey population
Subury.com (9/29)

Green vs. Gray: How can trees clean up the Great Lakes?
WBFO - Buffalo, NY (9/29)

Researchers watching a new chemical turning up in wildlife
Michigan Public Radio (9/29)

Scientists hope to track sea lampreys by their DNA
Michigan Public Radio (9/29)

Study: Finger Lakes produce snow - with help from Lake Ontario ice crystals
New York Upstate (9/29)

Best fall hikes near the big lake
Duluth News Tribune (9/28)

Consumers in negotiations with B.C. Cobb bidder, expects final deal within months
MLive (9/28)

Dolphin Aquatic Diving Club clears debris from Little Current waterfront
Manitoulin Expositor (9/28)

Green project restores Honeoye inlet
Daily Messenger (9/28)

House passes water funding bill with Great Lakes protection measures
The Plain Dealer (9/28)

ISEA receives 65-foot tall ship donation
Traverse City Record-Eagle (9/28)

It's breeding time for giant salmon as they swim upstream to breeding grounds
CBC News (9/28)

Study says climate change bad for walleyes
The Hamilton Spectator (9/28)

Uncle Sam wants your opinion on the LEEDCo project
The Plain Dealer (9/28)

Volunteers sought for river cleanup event
Battle Creek Enquirer (9/28)

Asian carp leaps onto restaurant tables
Courier-Journal (9/27)

Exactly how much plastic is floating in Great Lakes might surprise
Time Warner Cable News (9/27)

Experts from Israel, Great Lakes compare big water
Great Lakes Echo (9/27)

Flint to stay on Detroit water for another year
Lansing State Journal (9/27)

Lake Erie walleye and yellow perch hatches released
Sandusky Register (9/27)

Making the St. Lawrence River new again
Cornwall Seaway News (9/27)

Marquette, A.O. Smith collaborate on water technology study
Milwuakee Journal Sentinel (9/27)

Northland College tackles Great Lakes restoration future
Duluth News Tribune (9/27)

O'Neal Lake project permits granted
Petoskey News-Review (9/27)

Traverse City Light and Power requests payment from city for coal dock
WWTV-TV – Traverse City, MI (9/27)

Commercial fish catches harvested from wrong zones with illegal nets
Chatham Daily News (9/26)

Dogs sniff out pollution along Great Lakes
WBFO-Buffalo, NY (9/26)

EDITORIAL: Chromium in our lakes, water is bad at any level
The Times Herald (9/26)

EPA challenges developers to make Braddock Bay Marina the greenest on the Great Lakes
WXXI-Rochester, NY (9/26)

Historic lighthouse shines again
Sandusky Register (9/26)

Jellyfish spotted in Sheg Bay
Manitoulin Expositor (9/26)

Mechanical fish clean up waterways?
The Nugget (9/26)

Sinclair drones soar over Erie to spot dangerous algae
Dayton Daily News (9/26)

Trump surrogate says Donald would make the Great Lakes 'great again'
MLive (9/26)

Waters rise, gas prices drop and boats boom in summer 2016
Great Lakes Echo (9/26)

Windy day on Lake Michigan brings out kiteboarders and photographers
MLive (9/26)

Are you swimming in polluted water? New test may give answer
WRVO - Oswego, NY (9/25)

Port Maitland Lock faces murky future
The Sachem & Glanbrook Gazette (9/25)

Ship canal dredging resumes at Indiana Harbor
The Times (9/25)

COMMENTARY: Discharge act protects Great Lakes
The Columbus Dispatch (9/24)

Detroit River cleanup celebrates World Rivers Day
Windsor Star (9/24)

Biotech company uses DNA to manage watermilfoil
Great Lakes Echo (9/23)

DEC: Lake Ontario Chinook salmon stocking cuts won't affect the fishing much
New York Upstate (9/23)

Great Lakes shipping had a healthy August
The Plain Dealer (9/23)

Park Rangers educated on new life saving flotation device
WBUP-TV - Ishpeming, MI (9/23)

Start decommissioning Line 5 now
Petoskey News (9/23)

38 Michigan communities get drinking water protection money
MLive (9/22)

City of Mississauga approves policies for revitalization of Lakeview
The Mississauga News (9/22)

Middough, Cleveland-based engineers, to design Lake Erie wind turbine interconnection
The Plain Dealer (9/22)

New cameras will help count, identify fish in Ganaraska River
Northumberland Today (9/22)

Officials: No threat to human health after 600K gallons of sewage leak into Huron River
WWJ- Detroit, MI (9/22)

Presidential campaigns discuss the Great Lakes
WBFO-Buffalo,NY (9/22)

Reviving Michigan's coastal marshes`
Michigan Radio (9/22)

Bloom small in Lake Erie this year
Sandusky Register (9/21)

Chemical detected in Port Huron water
Detroit Free Press (9/21)

Great Lakes museum to unveil schooner art
Toledo Blade (9/21)

New U.S./Canada plan to protect Lake Superior
WBFO - Buffalo, NY (9/21)

Once nearly wiped out by pollution, wild rice is coming back to northern Minnesota
Minnesota Public Radio (9/21)

Suds help fuel surge in shipments at Burns Harbor port
Post-Tribune (9/21)

Traverse City selected for fish passage system
Traverse City Record-Eagle (9/21)

Video of Great Lakes shipwreck, the Antelope
WBFO - Buffalo, NY (9/21)

Will the next president be a "Great Lakes president?"
WCSM - Columbus, OH (9/21)

Youth groups unite in Dunes cleanup effort
Post-Tribune (9/21)

Cancer-causing pollutant made famous by Erin Brockovich found in NE Ohio drinking water
The Plain Dealer (9/20)

COMMENTARY: Science key in fishery management
Sheboygan Press (9/20)

Environmental forum focuses on algae blooms, Great Lakes
Erie Times-News (9/20)

Federal funds to be used to remove concrete from suburban Milwaukee riverbed
Wisconsin Public Radio (9/20)

Group calls for shutdown of Enbridge’s line 5
WSYM-TV - Lansing, MI (9/20)

Invasive species found in Door County
WLUK-TV - Green Bay, WI (9/20)

Is raw sewage lurking in the waters of Lake St. Clair?
WXYZ-TV - Southfield, MI (9/20)

Michigan mine prompts scrutiny
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (9/20)

Officials say invasive water plant spreading across Michigan
The Associated Press (9/20)

Ohio again sues Army Corps of Engineers over dredging of Cuyahoga River shipping channel
The Toledo Blade (9/20)

Regional conservation organization shifts to urban projects in Saginaw
MLive (9/20)

'Habitattitude Surrender' offers alternative for disposing of unwanted pet fish
Duluth News Tribune (9/19)

Build new Soo Lock before economic disaster strikes, advocates warn
Interlochen Public Radio (9/19)

Clinton, Trump surrogates to speak at Great Lakes restoration forum
MLive (9/19)

Dock owners push back on plan to expand port authority in Muskegon
WXMI-TV - Grand Rapids, MI (9/19)

Push for wind farms along Great Lakes sparks controversy
WBFO-Buffalo,NY (9/19)

Researchers harvest invasive cattail, aim to create market for plant
Gaylord Herald Times (9/19)

Finding Canada’s other shipwrecks: Group seeks to document history hiding underwater across the country
National Post (9/18)

Shoreline cleanup finds high number of plastic pollutants
The Buffalo News (9/18)

Study: MN Rivers that flow into Lake Superior are polluted, but not as polluted as other areas
Go Media (9/18)

$158 million in low-interest loans awarded for water infrastructure investment
M Live (9/17)

Crews clean up Pike River
Kenosha News (9/17)

Duluth gets serious about St. Louis River estuary cleanup
Duluth News Tribune (9/17)

Lake Ontario fisheries up for discussion
Niagara Gazette (9/17)

A watershed moment for Davis Creek?
WMUK – Kalamazoo, MI (9/16)

Ashland joins international beach cleanup effort
The Ashland Daily Press (9/16)

Better filters, effect on food supply among algae topics
The Toledo Blade (9/16)

Cleanup aims to shave pounds from beaches
Superior Telegram (9/16)

Coastal cleansing
Traverse City Record-Eagle (9/16)

Game on to return ship; Old ‘iconic’ icebreaker part of city’s transport heritage
Thunder Bay Chronicle Journal (9/16)

City buys prime west end waterfront land for future park space
KingstonRegion.com (9/15)

COMMENTARY: How we’re keeping Line 5 safe
The Detroit News (9/15)

Eating fish from Great Lakes is risky, immigrants learn
North Country Public Radio (9/15)

Making the riverfront a place for people
Chicago Tribune (9/15)

Microplastics widespread in Great Lakes tributaries
Michigan Public Radio (9/15)

More starry stonewort found off Sturgeon Bay
Door County Pulse (9/15)

New detection method could halt Great Lakes killer
Great Lakes Echo (9/15)

Not just the Motor City: Detroit’s boat and shipbuilding past
Great Lakes Echo (9/15)

Researcher at UT gets grant to study algal toxin filtration
The Toledo Blade (9/15)

Why haven't invasive zebra and quagga mussels overtaken Lake Superior?
MLive (9/15)

Carefully constructed wetland unveiled in Tommy Thompson Park
The Toronto Star (9/14)

COMMENTARY: Americans keep going on Great Lakes wind power while Ontario stalls
Ottawa Citizen (9/14)

Expect less early ice on Lake Superior, says U.S. scientist
CBC News (9/14)

Flint will remain on Detroit water until summer 2017 after RTAB approval
MLive (9/14)

Full-scale assault begins on invasive grass in Brown County
WBAY-TV – Green Bay, WI (9/14)

Meet two cool buoys on the Great Lakes
WBFO – Buffalo, NY (9/14)

North Ottawa Dunes expanding
WHTC - Holland, MI (9/14)

Anglers frustrated over Lake Michigan salmon stock plan
WOOD-TV - Grand Rapids, MI (9/13)

Blue-green algae spotted again on Lake Superior
Wisconsin Public Radio (9/13)

Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper wins global prize
The Buffalo News (9/13)

City leaders announce $350K grant to improve South Shore Park
WITI-TV - Green Bay, WI (9/13)

Davis-Besse to stay idle a few days due to leak
The Toledo Blade (9/13)

Fertile grass carp found in Canadian waters of Lake Erie
Michigan Radio (9/13)

IDEM: BP's Whiting Refinery repeatedly dumps too many pollutants into Lake Michigan
WBAA - West Lafayette, IN (9/13)

Lake Ontario Chinook salmon, lake trout stocking could be reduced by 20 percent
The Syracuse Post-Standard (9/13)

Less algae means more perch, better fishing on lake
The News-Messenger (9/13)

Oscoda toxic PFC groundwater plumes approaching Lake Huron
MLive (9/13)

Town applies for grant to improve beaches
Fort Erie Times (9/13)

‘Spectacularly intact’ 1897 shipwreck discovered in Lake Superior
St. Paul Pioneer Press (9/13)

Butterflies beginning journey to Mexico
The Telegraph-Forum (9/12)

City supports fish passage system
Traverse City Record-Eagle (9/12)

Council protests diversion of Great Lakes
SaultOnline (9/12)

Eating fish from Great lakes is risky, immigrants learn
WBFO - Buffalo, NY (9/12)

Group opposing turbines appeals to federal environment minister
Kingston Whig-Standard (9/12)

Judge will not force Army Corps of Engineers to dredge Cuyahoga River shipping channel
The Plain Dealer (9/12)

Late summer brings renewed worries about algae
WOSU - Columbus, OH (9/12)

Michigan chumming ban on trout streams upsets anglers
Great Lakes Echo (9/12)

Officials note progress made in Flint lead pipe removal
The Detroit News (9/12)

Study: warmer lakes could mean less walleye
WCCO-TV – Minneapolis, MN (9/12)

US government sues over Michigan, Maine lighthouse lenses
The Associated Press (9/12)

Wildlife biologist predicting wild rice crop to be below average this year
Wisconsin Public Radio (9/12)

Drones joining Lake Erie algae research
The Toledo Blade (9/11)

Grand Prix economic impact races to record
The Times (9/11)

Great Lakes water quality issues to be focus of public forum
The Voice (9/11)

Making Waves: Great Lakes documentary on invasives unveiled
Chicago Sun Times (9/11)

Ontario group to showcase importance of Great Lakes
The Toronto Star (9/10)

A “lab-in-a-can” could pioneer protection network for Great Lakes water
Great Lakes Echo (9/9)

From the South Pacific to the North Country on a Hawaiian canoe
North Country Public Radio (9/9)

Lake Superior State University researchers study didymo
Sault Ste. Marie Evening News (9/9)

Michigan congresswoman urges action to reduce sewage discharges into Great Lakes
Michigan Radio (9/9)

Ohio lawmaker experiences Lake Erie's 'agritourism'
Port Clinton News Herald (9/9)

Warming waters: Lake Superior nearly breaks water temperature record
MPR News (9/9)

Are the Great Lakes an up-and-coming cruise destination?
Lansing State Journal (9/8)

EPA plans to clean up Lockport creek
WBFO – Buffalo, NY (9/8)

Group asks input on new site to track water quality
The Toledo Blade (9/8)

Invasive species and how they are changing the St. Lawrence River
Cornwall Seaway News (9/8)

Kewaunee County farmers to pay for clean water
Green Bay Press Gazette (9/8)

New proposal for Buffalo's Outer Harbor is 'lighter, quicker and cheaper'
The Buffalo News (9/8)

Two Michigan rivers enjoy major environmental cleanup milestones
MLive (9/8)

Viking ship Draken leaves Great Lakes but hard feelings linger
WBFO Buffalo (9/8)

Autumn can be golden on the Upper Niagara
Buffalo News (9/7)

Barrett urges use of water filters to remove lead
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (9/7)

Coast Guard to participate in full-scale safety drill in U.P.
MLive (9/7)

EPA funds UMD research on Great Lakes food chain
Duluth News Tribune (9/7)

Flint water criminal cases get 2017 court dates
The Detroit News (9/7)

Ludington hosts DNR meeting for stocked salmon
WWTV – TV – Traverse City, MI (9/7)

Officials: Water quality is everyone’s responsibility
West Bloomfield Beacon (9/7)

Where's the love? Isle Royale among the least-visited national parks
Detroit Free Press (9/7)

‘Build habitat and they will come’: MSU research aims to bring bees back to Midwest farms
WKAR – East Lansing, MI (9/7)

Climate change disrupts the migratory clock for Great Lakes songbirds
North Country Public Radio (9/6)

EDITORIAL: Ontario’s review of water bottling is overdue
The Toronto Star (9/6)

Heavy rains, sewage put damper on Minnesota lake lifestyle
Minnesota Public Radio (9/6)

More campsites closed after island's 'escalation of bear activity'
MLive (9/6)

Tall ship sails Black River
The Chronicle-Telegram (9/6)

The 2016 Tall Ships Challenge takes to the Great Lakes
WDET – Detroit, MI (9/6)

The 59th annual Mackinac Bridge Walk
Sault Online (9/6)

UM study: biofuel emissions environmentally worse than fossil fuels
WKAR – East Lansing, MI (9/6)

Work expected to start soon on underwater supports on Line 5
Michigan Public Radio (9/6)

Among the condiments: Thousand Island dressing
North Country Public Radio (9/5)

City Commissioner urges colleagues to support efforts to shut down Enbridge Line 5
MLive (9/5)

Scientists explore purple microbial mats in the depths of Lake Huron
NPR (9/5)

Conflicts thwart reforms in state water policy
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (9/4)

50-foot observation tower opens at Lake Erie Bluffs in Perry Township
The News-Herald (9/3)

War over water in the land of plenty
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (9/3)

Asian carp concerns in Lake Erie
CTV News – Windsor (9/2)

Biologists are making progress against Asian carp
Detroit Free Press (9/2)

Celebrating 100th anniversary of parks system with a great Great Lakes view
Great Lakes Echo (9/2)

New aquatic invasive found in Sturgeon Bay
Door County Pulse (9/2)

Old-fashioned tall ship docks at Antique Boat Museum
Watertown Daily Times (9/2)

UWindsor's Wildeman opens door to joint research with Chinese
The Windsor Star (9/2)

$1.5M investment in national park announced
Orillia Packet and Times (9/1)

Access to two Lake Michigan piers will soon close
WZZM – Grand Rapids, MI (9/1)

BP investing hundreds of millions of dollars in Whiting Refinery
The Northwest Indiana Times (9/1)

Lake Erie's toxic blooms have earned the lake a new label
Interlochen Public Radio (9/1)

Lake Huron Jr. incites skeptics
The Times Herald (9/1)

Manistee River fish kill part of ongoing sea lamprey battle
MLive (9/1)

Saxon Harbor cleanup inches forward after storm causes $10M in damages
Wisconsin Public Radio (9/1)

Song of the Morning dam removal complete, river still transitioning
Gaylord Herald Times (9/1)

Tourism season hot for Michigan
The Detroit News (9/1)

US Steel sues over Michigan rule to reduce air pollution
Michigan Public Radio (9/1)

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