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June- December 2002


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12/31 - Protecting and Restoring America's Wetlands
12/31 - Michigan and Dow Drop Dioxin Pact
12/31 - Presque Isle Nature Center Named for Gov. Ridge
12/30 - Consumption of Dioxin Contaminated Fish Shown to Cause Endometriosis
12/30 - Many Fear Wetlands Are Being Sacrificed
12/29 - Experts Describe Depth and Breadth of Bush Assault on Environment
12/28 - Michigan's Proposed Contamination Deal With Dow Falls Apart
12/28 - Asian Carp a Threat to Great Lakes
12/27 - IMF Strong-Arming Debtors Into Privatizing
12/27 - City Not Alone in Water Fight
12/27 - State Farm Bureau Sets Policies Against Water Diversion
12/27 - UN Warns of Water-Borne Catastrophe
12/27 - DEQ Nomination Wins Applause From Environmentalists
12/26 - Message From the Future Regarding Climate Change
12/26 - Eurasian Ruffe May Increase Pressure on Lake Michigan Yellow Perch
12/26 - New Invasive Species Video Now Available
12/25 - Madison Lawyer - An Avid Hunter and Fisher - to Lead DNR
12/25 - Winter Cities Forum 2003 Gets $68,000 FedNor Funding Boost
12/25 - Granholm Makes Appointment to State Police, DEQ
12/24 - DNR Protects Old Growth Trees
12/24 - Consortium Makes Bid for Ontario Nuclear Plant
12/24 - Great Lakes United 2002 Successes
12/23 - New Water Index Highlights Haves and Have Nots
12/23 - Crackdown on Ballast Water Sought
12/23 - Proposed Nuclear Dump Called Terror 'Bull's-Eye'
12/22 - Sludge Shipping Plan 'Astounds' Maritimers
12/22 - The Taking of Canada's Water
12/21 - Preserving 'North' is Doyle's First Priority
12/21 - Engler EPA Appointment Not Likely
12/21 - Seaway Upgrade Controversy
12/20 - Presque Isle Panel Mulls Future
  12/20 - Township, Company Agree on Deal to Permit Sand Mining
12/20 - 73-Acre Eagle Habitat Purchased as Beginning of Nature Preserve
12/19 - Plant Turns Infested Ash Trees Into Electrical Power
12/19 - EPA Seeks Tougher Rules on Sewage Dumping
12/19 - State to Develop Water-Conservation Plan by 2008
12/19 - Preserve Along Lake Gets Push
12/18 - Canada Ranks No.2 Among Water-Rich Countries
12/18 - Great Lakes Oil and Gas Drilling Roils Michigan Politics
12/18 - UN Launches Year of Fresh Water in 2003
12/17 - Will Killing River Stop Creepy Creatures?
12/17 - Pharmaceuticals Found in Great Lakes
12/17 - Water, Food Will Be Keys to Economy, Topinka Says
12/17 - Canada Ratifies Kyoto Protocol Following Months of Debate
12/16 - Black River Home to Expanding Aquatic Life
12/15 - Scientists Fear Erie Botulism Epidemic to Spread
12/15 - Scientists Might Kill River to Bar Invaders
12/15 - River Cleanup Decision Expected by Year's End
12/14 - New Inventory Keeps Tabs on Great Lakes Toxic Air
12/13 - Michigan Ranks 3rd in Garbage Imports
12/13 - 2nd Barrier to Fight 'Monster Fish'
12/13 - Great Lakes Commission Offers Up to $100,000 for Water Quality Projects
12/12 - Wisconsin Energy Gets Nod For New Power Plants
12/12 - Zebra Mussels Threaten Ancient Site
12/11 - Farm Expansion Could Endanger Lake Michigan and Watershed
12/11 - New Marine Guidelines Aim to Curb Aquatic Hitchhikers
12/11 - Democracy and Water: The Private Foot in the Public Door
12/10 - Study Shows Great Lakes Steel Mill Smoke Can Mutate DNA
12/10 - New Berlin Sessions Set Regarding Buying Lake Michigan Water
12/10 - Great Lakes States Study Says Clean Energy Would Create Good Jobs
12/10 - Radioactivity, Salt Taint Groundwater
12/9 - EPA Upgrades Presque Isle Bay's Recovery
12/9 - Lethal Lake
12/8 - Wider, Deeper Seaway Proposed
12/8 - MI Asking for Clean Water Act to Cover Great Lakes Ships
12/8 - OH Wants 667 Acres to Be Shielded as Lake Erie Park
12/8 - CA Case Will Determine Protections For Wetlands Across US
12/7 - UN Joins Hands With MN Group to Protect Great Lakes
12/7 - River Dredging Under Way
12/7 - Mich. Weighs Lower Dioxin Standards
12/6 - ComEd Vows to Halt Outages Affecting Lakefront Sewage Site
12/6 - Let Them Drink Pepsi
12/6 - Bush Signs Bill That May Help Clean Up Rivers
12/5 - Waukesha Radium Fight Goes to Next Level
12/5 - Invasive Species Migrate to Great Lakes
12/5 - Indiana Port Commission Supports Great Lakes Study
12/4 - Cap or Dredge Lake Ontario's Toxic Randle Reef?
12/4 - Water Bottlers Upset With Quebec Tax Grab
12/4 - Editorial: When the Future Is Now
12/3 - Expanding Seaway Could Be Trouble for Great Lakes
12/3 - UN Adopts Right to Water Policy
12/2 - Water Privatization May Be Illegal, Group Warns
12/2 - Studies Link Ship Emissions to Cancer Risks
12/2 - Ohio Trails Behind Other States in Policing Mercury
12/1 - Xcel Faces Large Cleanup of WI Gas Plant
12/1 - Homeland Security Provides Funds for Lake
11/30 - Ontario Harnesses Wind Off of Lake Huron
11/29 - Indiana Ranks #2 in Dumping Untreated Sewage Into Its Waterways
11/29 - Green Bay Water System Proposal
11/29 - Electric Barrier in Place to Stop Asian Carp
11/28 - U.S. Targets Voracious Asian Carp
11/28 - Bush Signs Legislation to Clean Up Great Lakes
11/27 - PA Considering Water Resources Planning Act
11/27 - Asian Carp Threaten Lake Ontario
11/27 - Parti Quebecois Unveils $3 Billion National Water Policy
11/26 - Water Privatization: Profiting From the Great Lakes and Beyond
11/26 - Resolution to Protect Water Passes Unanimously
11/26 - Congress Approves Over $250 Million to Help Clean Up Great Lakes
11/25 - Plant Considers Bottling Water as a PR Tool
11/25 - Citizens Irate Over Lake Ontario's Dropping Water Levels
11/24 - Hospital Flushing Drugs Into Lake Ontario
11/24 - Pollution Fighter Takes Aim at Lake St. Clair
11/23 - Communities Decide Against Additional Lake Michigan Pipeline
11/23 - Milwaukee Water Works Looking to Buy Lake Michigan Water
11/23 - Wetlands Valuable, But Unprotected
11/22 - Birds Feeding at Lake Erie Die in Botulism Outbreak
11/22 - New Water Authority For Lake Huron
11/22 - Species Disappearing From Lake Ontario
11/21 - MI Plan to Contain Factory Farm Waste Won't Keep It From Great Lakes
11/21 - House Passes Great Lakes Legacy Act
11/21 - Pollution 'Zapping' Making Progress
11/20 - Criticism of Lake Michigan Diversion
11/20 - Federal Appeals Court to Hear Water Safety Arguments
11/20 - Water Diverson Accord on Hold
11/19 - Species Invasion of Great Lakes Compromising Ecosystem
11/19 - Restoring Muskegon Lake
11/19 - Senator Calls Great Lakes Security Inadequate
11/18 - Fish Profiling May Help Prevent Future Great Lakes Invasions
11/18 - Water Diversion Accord On Hold
11/17 - Milwaukee Planning For Future Water Shortages
11/17 - Fish Are Scarce in the St. Joseph River
11/16 - DNR Wants Uniform Beach Testings
11/16 - Invasive Species Change Lake Ecosystem
11/16 - Huge Hydro One Project Halted
11/15 - Beaches Cleanup Could Cost $1 Billion
11/15 - Purdue Scientists Seek PCB Destroyer
11/15 - States Prod EPA to Act Against Great Lakes Exotics
11/15 - Voracious Carp Threatens Fish Supply in Great Lakes
11/14 - Detroit's Microcosm of a Water War
11/14 - New Organizational Collaboration to Protect Freshwater Resources
11/14 - Great Lakes Mayors Seeking Greater Control
11/14 - New Support For A Sixth Great Lake
11/14 - Senators Praise Passage of Bill to Clean Polluted Lake Sediment
11/13 - Boycott Perrier and Nestle!
11/13 - Overview of the Global Water Crisis
11/12 - Bottled Water Biz All Wet, Critics Say
11/12 - Beaches Awash in Dead Birds
11/12 - Draining the Great Lakes Tub
11/11 - Partnership Secures $1 Million Grant for Wetlands
11/11 - Illegal Agreement Between MDEQ and Dow Chemical Proposes "Dioxin Zone" in MI
11/11 - The True Cost of Water Privatization
11/10 - Court Rules in Favor of Water Bottling Company
11/10 - U-MI Urged to Take Key Role In Preserving Great Lakes
11/9 - Beach Water Testing Showing More Contamination Than Expected
11/9 - Construction on MI Superlock to Begin in 2003
11/9 - More Opposition to Proposed Lake Huron Water Pipeline
11/8 - Endocrine Disruptors May Threaten MN Walleye Fishery
11/8 - Assembly Muses Over Great Lakes Ecological Quirks
11/8 - WMU Receives $2.6 Million for Great Lakes Research
11/8 - Alien Fish Could Outcompete Great Lakes Species
11/7 - Great Lakes Pollution Cleanup Via Electrical Charge
11/7 - More Than 20 New Alien Fish Species May Be Introduced Into Great Lakes
11/7 - Environmentalists Prepare for Bush's Agenda
11/7 - Long List of Threats to Lake Superior
11/6 - EPA Report on Global Warming and the Great Lakes
11/6 - Herbicide Used Heavily in Great Lakes Region Causes Frog Sex Change
11/6 - Researches Find Microbe That Neutralizes Toxin in Groundwater
11/5 - Great Lakes Region Industrial Water Waste Rising
11/5 - Chemicals in Great Lakes Fish Affecting Human Reproduction
11/5 - Michigan Referendum to Mitigate Beach Closings
11/4 - America's Freshwater Crisis
11/4 - Bush Administration Undermines Successes of Clean Water Act
11/4 - Are Major Corporations Fit to Deliver Water to the World?
11/3 - Great Lakes Commission Directs $5.75 Million to Regional Priorities
11/2 - National Invasive Species Act Threatened
11/2 - Clean Water Act Accomplishments
11/1 - Bottled Water Plant Opposition
11/1 - Great Lakes Conservation Funding
11/1 - Fulfilling the Clean Water Act
10/31 - Warmer Winters Affecting Great Lakes Water Levels
10/31 - EPA Finds Unusually High Levels of Known Carcinogen In Lake Erie Sludge
10/31 - Lake Michigan Beaches Without Monitoring for Sewage Taint
10/31 - Grant Funds Wetlands Conservation on Lake Superior
10/30 - Michigan's Water Battle
10/30 - Lake Superior is Testing Grounds for European Pollution Reduction Technology
10/30 - IJC Says Great Lakes Cleanup Going Too Slow
10/29 - Wisconsin Water News Brief
10/29 - Toxic Waste Leaking Into Great Lakes
10/29 - Analysis of New York Waters (NY)
10/28 - Update on the Great Lakes Navigation Review
10/28 - Lake Erie Gets Worst Lake Ranking
10/28 - GLU's Analytical Look at Great Lakes Water Diversion
10/28 - Dangerous New Invasive Plant Found Near Great Lakes
10/27 - Senators Fear Expansion of Nuclear Site on Great Lakes
10/27 - Detroit Sewers in Dire Need of Repair
10/26 - How International Law Relates to Water Export
10/26 - Full Text of Water Resources and Development Act
10/26 - Full Text of Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909
10/25 - Concerned Great Lakes Citizen Finds Countless Mutated Fish
10/25 - Great Lakes Map and Basic Great Lakes Information
10/24 - Great Lakes Exotic Species Cost US Billions
10/24 - Great Lakes PCB Polluters Ignored by EPA
10/24 - Water as a Commodity
10/24 - USGS Outlines Importance of Groundwater in Great Lakes Basin
10/24 - Research Being Done On Building Power Lines Under Lake Erie
10/23 - Limitations of Privatization and Diversions of Great Lakes Water
10/23 - IJC's Protection of Great Lakes - Full Report
10/23 - Great Lakes Losing Voice In Congress
10/23 - Great Lakes Botulism Outbreaks Confuse Scientists
10/23 - Dredging Sediment Laced With PCBs
10/23 - Background Information On Great Lakes Bulk Water Export
10/23 - 3 of 4 Michigan Utilities Breaking Clean Water Laws
10/22 - Great Lakes Water Contaminated With Pharmaceutical Drugs
10/22 - States Work to Bring Everglade Funding to Great Lakes
10/22 - Powerlines Under Great Lake Delayed
10/22 - Michigan Water Bottling Plant May Violate Federal Law
10/22 - Environmentalists Fear Navigation Plan Would Devastate Great Lakes
10/22 - Detroit Looks To Bottle And Sell Great Lakes Water
10/22 - Alien Species Named Lakes Greatest Enemy
10/21 - Scientists Confused About Lake Erie Dead Zone
10/21 - Overview of Great Lakes Water Export Issue
10/21 - Ohio Ranks Among Worst For Clean Water Act Violations
10/21 - Detroit River Polluters Should Be Forced to Pay
10/19 - Pollution Laws Not Enforced in Pennsylvania (PA)
10/19 - 30th Anniversary Finds Clean Water Act in Jeopardy
10/19 - Indiana Lake Going Dry (IN)
10/19 - Diverting Great Lakes Water Via Pipeline
10/19 - Budget Cuts Crimp Great Lakes Research
10/18 - Clean Water Pursuit Needs Strengthening
10/17 - Selling Canada's Water
10/17 - People Favor Ballot Initiative to Protect Lake Michigan (MI)
10/17 - Looming Water Crisis Threatens Food Supplies
10/17 - Bush Pushes to Pipe Water From Canada to US Southwest
10/17 - Brace Yourselves For A Water Fight
10/17 - Assembly Muses Over Great Lakes Ecological Quirks
10/17 - Asian Carp May Harm Lake Erie Ecosystem
10/16 - Scientists Discuss Health of Great Lakes
10/16 - Invasive Species Taking Over US Wildlife Refuges
10/16 - Great Lakes Charter Annex Overview
10/16 - Great Lakes Panel Wants Invading Asian Carp to Stay Away
10/16 - Wisconsin May Protect Lake Superior Better Than Other States & Provinces
10/16 - Canada Expands Its National Parks By %50
10/15 - Scenic Rivers Attackes By Zebra Mussels (MN)
10/15 - Canadian Incinerator Spews Deadly Toxins Into Great Lakes Air
10/14 - Concerned Citizens Stop New Dunes Management Plan (IN)
10/14 - Congress Members Opposed to Great Lakes Seaway Expansion
10/14 - GLC Gets New Funding to Promote Great Lakes Environment And Economy
10/14 - Another Oil Spill In Great Lakes Region
10/11 - Proposed Water Deal Has Escape Clause (WI)
10/11 - Scientist Finds Dead Zone Near Lake Michigan
10/11 - Invading Fish Nears Lake Ontario
10/11 - Report Says National Wildlife Refuges Infested With Exotic Species
10/10 - Use Independent Review to Reform Army Corps
10/10 - US Treasury Says It's Time to Help the Water Deprived
10/10 - State Seeks Grants to Clean Up Watershed (WI)
10/10 - New Engineered Plants May Soak Up Arsenic From Water
10/10 - How Could a Navigation Study Hurt the Great Lakes
10/10 - Botulism Outbreak in Great Lake
10/9 - State Moves to Ban Great Lakes Oil Gas Drilling (MI)
10/9 - State Assesses Its Water Management Practices (WI)
10/9 - Reservation Says It Can Prove Its Waters Were Illegally Polluted
10/9 - New Studies Released Show Mercury Poisoning Everywhere
10/9 - Creek to Be Poisoned to Kill Sea Lamprey
10/9 - County Toughens Stance on Wetlands (MI)
10/8 - Lake Erie May Not Be Able to Be Saved
10/8 - EPA Still Unsure of Funding
10/8 - $1 Billion for State Sewers (MI)
10/7 - Bush Begins Gutting Top Environmental Protection Law
10/7 - New York to Poison Water to Kill Exotic Lamprey (NY)
10/7 - Bottling Companies Close In On Great Lakes
10/4 - Wisconsin Water Environmental News Briefs (WI)
10/4 - State Creates New Laws to Control Exotic Fish
10/4 - Perils of Capitalism - Water Privatization
10/4 - Michigan Water Protection Network Strengthens (MI)
10/4 - EcoTourism Preserves Lake Superior North Shore (MN)
10/4 - Canada Urged to Fight Asian Carp Invasion
10/4 - Canada to Double National Park Size
10/4 - Canada to Define Rights to Take Great Lakes Water
10/3 - USGS Launches New Web Site for Nation's Water Data
10/3 - Nuclear Waste Burial In the Great Lakes Region
10/3 - Law Stalls Efforts to Monitor Air Toxins (IN)
10/3 - Bill Would Help Protect Great Lakes Wetlands
10/3 - State Updates Efforts to Fight Lake Invaders (MI)
10/2 - Mercury is Leading Pollutant in US
10/2 - Wisconsin Watershed News Briefs (WI)
10/2 - Water Resources Bill Threatens Rivers, Wetlands and Wildlife
10/2 - Two Bills Aim to Protect Lake Erie
10/2 - Steps Urged to Stop Alien Aquatic Species
10/2 - Fertilizers Create Algae Problems in Great Lakes
10/2 - EPA's Report on Decaying US Environment
10/1 - Bush Undermining Environmental Law
10/1 - Congress Must Not Upset Ecological Balance of Great Lakes
10/1 - Cleaning Up Ohio's Dirtiest River (OH)
10/1 - Water Privatization Evolving Fear
10/1 - Wisconsin Becomes Nation's Leader In Reducing Polluted Runoff
10/1 - Zebra Mussel Diet May Be Toxic, Researchers Say
10/1 - EPA Says Half of US Lakes Too Polluted for Swimming, Fishing
9/30 - Washington Post Article on Protecting Wetlands
9/30 - Protecting Rare Great Lakes Birds
9/30 - New Group Organizes to Protect Great Lakes (OH)
9/30 - Asian Carp-The Flying Invasive Fish
9/29 - Great Lakes Are A Resource At Risk
9/27 - The Debate Over Toxic Coal Ash
9/27 - Great Lakes Water Supply is Not Inexhaustible
9/27 - Lake Michigan Federation Launches Initiative to Save Great Lakes Water
9/27 - Report Says Ontario Ignoring Ecosytem (ON)
9/27 - Missed Water Pact Deadline Threatens Future of Great Lakes
9/26 - Exotic Species are Costing the US Billions
9/26 - Education recommended to prevent spread of invasive species
9/26 - Report Says Every Stream in US is Polluted
9/26 - Great Lakes Birds Dying of West Nile Virus
9/25 - Wisconsin Water News Briefs (WI)
9/25 - Re-piping of Great Lakes Moving Forward
9/24 - Pennsylvania Pollution Enforcement Questioned (PA)
9/24 - Invasive Fish Moving Through Wisconsin (WI)
9/24 - Dune Harbor Project Delayed by DEQ (MI)
9/24 - Specialists List Some 300 Potential Water-Sharing Conflicts Around World
9/24 - Seaway Study Proposal Dredges Up Opposition
9/24 - Invading Asian Carp Near the Great Lakes
9/24 - Great Lakes Northeast Midwest Updates
9/24 - Exotic Species May Be Causing Lake Erie Dead Zone
9/23 - Union Heads Urge Workers to Fight Privatization of Water
9/23 - U.S. Plans to Reroute River Around Toxic Muck (WI)
9/23 - Ontario Undergoes Major Review of Environmental Legislation (ON)
9/23 - Federal Government Says Indiana's Feedlots are Poisoning Water (IN)
9/22 - Congress Begins Reviewing "Re-piping" of Great Lakes
9/22 - Fishhook water flea appears in Lake Erie
9/21 - Bottling Company Backs Off of Wisconsin Spring Site
9/21 - Great Lakes Conservation Groups Boycott Ice Mountain
9/20 - Great Lakes Exotic Species Rules Need to Be Tougher
9/20 - Legislation Introduced to Combat Exotic Species
9/19 - Water Shortage: Drought Afflicts Nearly Half of U.S.
9/19 - Global Water Crisis: Water is Blue Gold
9/19 - Groups Protest Privatization of Great Lakes Water
9/19 - Students Rally Against Companies Bottling Great Lakes Water (MI)
9/19 - EPA Reveals Global Warming's Impacts on Great Lakes
9/18 - Lake Erie may be dying once again
9/18 - Bill would limit exotic species in the Great Lakes
9/18 - Great Lakes Invasive Fish Moves Through Wisconsin (WI)
9/18 - Toxic Algae Growing in Lake Erie
9/18 - Water Crisis: US summer of 2002 hottest since 1930s Dust Bowl
9/17 - Canada:Climate Change to Bring Droughts Pests and Floods to Great Lakes
9/17 - New York Times: Bush Orders EPA to Ignore Greeenhouse Gases
9/17 - New Research Says Ducks are Dying From Toxin in Great Lakes
9/17 - Dead Zone Causes Scientists to Question Health of Great Lakes
9/16 - Exotic Virus Threatens Great Lakes Carp
9/16 - Re-engineering Great Lakes for Bigger Ships Would Be Harmful
9/16 - Great Lakes Clean-up Lags While Exotic Species Attack
9/15 - Governments Urged to Revive Great Lakes
9/14 - Invasive Species Costing U.S. over $140 Billion
9/14 - International Commission Says Great Lakes Cleanup is Too Slow
9/13 - Great Lakes:Logging Proposal Leaves Communities Vulnerable to Wildfires
9/13 - USGS Maps Aquatic Life in the Great Lakes
9/12 - Lead Bullets Still Poisoning Region's Lakes
9/12 - Indianapolis Air Quality is Worst Since 1980s (IN)
9/12 - Wisconsin Water Environmental News Briefs (WI)
9/12 - Major Adjustments to State's Impaired Water List (WI)
9/11 - ACTION ALERT: Stop the Great Lakes Navigation Study
9/11 - Great Lakes Legislation News Updates
9/11 - Great Lakes Exotic Species are Growing Threat
9/11 - Smog Worst In Ontario History (ON)
9/10 - Great Lakes Forests: Sparks Fly at Hearing on Bush Fire Plan
9/10 - In a Thirsty World, Who Owns the Water?
9/10 - 800 to 1,000 Raptors Mysteriously Dying Around Great Lakes
9/10 - Experts start talks on reducing mercury emissions
9/10 - Great Lakes: West Nile Virus Has Now Infected 111 Bird Species
9/10 - Dam Removal Can Create New Problems
9/10 - Congressman Urges Action to Save Indiana Shoreline (IN)
9/10 - Environmentalists vs. Developers: State Wetlands Policy Debate (IN)
9/9 - Dead Birds and Fish Litter Lake Erie Beaches
9/9 - Environmentalists Concerned About Power Cable Under Lake Erie
9/9 - Weird Great Lakes Environmental News Briefs
9/9 - Powerful Great Lakes Facts
9/9 - Lake Michigan Shoreline: Nature or Smokestacks? (IN)
9/9 - Great Lakes Aquarium Plagued By Money Woes (MN)
9/6 - Bush to Open Up Logging- Great Lakes Region at Risk
9/6 - House Passes Bill to Clean Up Great Lakes
9/6 - Illinois Pollution is Worse Than 99 Countries Combined (IL)
9/6 - Professor Develops Strategies to Control Exotic Species
9/6 - Two More Deaths In Great Lakes Region From West Nile Virus
9/6 - Minnesota to Represent U.S. At Worldwide Summit on Mercury Pollution (MN)
9/5 - Plan to Carve Deep Navigation Trench Through Great Lakes
9/5 - Water Privatization: Selling the Great Lakes For Profit
9/5 - Exotic Species: Eurasian Ruffe Invades Great Lakes
9/5 - Wisconsin Water Environmental News Briefs (WI)
9/4 - Great Lakes Exotic Species Battle Proves Costly
9/4 - Experts Analyze Potential Great Lakes Water Harvest
9/3 - Congress Poised to Tackle Great Lakes Exotic Species
9/3 - Great Lakes: Zebra Mussels Spreading Through Indiana (IN)
9/3 - Great Lakes State Cuts Back On Pollution Clean-up Efforts (IN)
9/2 - Deadly Botulism Headed to Lake Ontario
9/1 - Michigan Starts War for Great Lakes Water (MI)
9/1 - UN Report Rips US & Canada Pollution Efforts
9/1 - State Needs Strong New Laws to Protect Wetlands (IN)
8/30 - U.S. Considers Approving Navigation Plan: Gutting the Great Lakes
8/30 - Great Lakes Water Privatization: Monopolies on the Waterfront
8/30 - Ice Mountain Bottling Great Lakes Water (MI)
8/30 - State Decides to Protect 8 Environmentally Sensitive Areas (WI)
8/30 - Environmentalists, Developers Clash Over State Wetland Policy (IN)
8/30 - Sewage Overflows: Environmental Racism in Great Lakes Basin (NY)
8/29 - Earth Summit: Water Crisis is Killing 20,000 Children Each Day
8/29 - Chicago Ranked Among Worst Water Wasters- 2.4 Billion Gallons/Day (IL)
8/29 - Earth Summit: Over a Billion People Lack Access to Safe Freshwater
8/29 - Permit Allows Raw Sewage Dumpage in Great Lakes Freshwater (WI)
8/29 - UN Says Water War is Likely in Next Decade
8/28 - Corporations Look to Bottle 500 gallons of Great Lakes Water Each Minute
8/28 - U.S. Report: In 10 Years 3 Billion People Will Face Water Crisis
8/28 - Leaked Paper: Global Water Supplies to Drop By 30% in Next 20 Years
8/28 - New Navigation Plan Would Destroy Great Lakes
8/28 - Oil Pipeline Would Impact Ohio Wetlands (OH)
8/27 - Corporations Look to Take Over Dwindling Water Supply
8/27 - Exotic Fish Could Devastate Great Lakes
8/27 - Water Shortage: Great Lakes Shorelines are Shrinking
8/27 - Great Lakes Water Pollution Brings Hepatitis
8/27 - ACTION ALERT: Construction of Powerline Across Great Erie
8/26 - UN Says Water Quality is Greatest Global Environmental Problem
8/26 - Invading Fish Threaten State's Waterways (PA)
8/26 - An Analysis of the Dangers of Mining Pollutants in Water
8/25 - Massive Rally at Riparian Rights Meeting (MI)
8/24 - Alarming Level of Contaminants Found In City's Surface Water (ON)
8/24 - Lake Superior City Cuts Greenhouse Gases (MN)
8/23 - Great Lakes Beaches Closed Twice as Much as Last Year (NY)
8/23 - Mining Companies Look to Pollute Water With Coal Ash (IN)
8/23 - Canadian Medical Association Warns Pig Farms are Poisoning Water (ON)
8/23 - European Invasive Flea Hits Great Lakes Waters
8/22 - Great Lakes: Largest Sand Peninsula in U.S. Threatened By Development (MN)
8/22 - St. Lawrence River Whales Suffering From Damaging Sound Waves
8/22 - Lake St. Clair Water Levels Below Average (MI)
8/22 - State Funding Granted for E.Coli Research and Monitoring (IN)
8/21 - World Running Short on Water
8/21 - Water Privatization to Be Big Topic at Earth Summit
8/21 - Why Bush Will Not Attend Summit
8/21 - Wisconsin Looks to Store Water Underground (WI)
8/21 - Exotic Species Swallow Nation: New York Times Feature Story
8/21 - Schedule for Earth Summit Released
8/21 - Niagara River: Once Highly Toxic, Now Getting Cleaner (NY)
8/21 - Ohio Gets Severe Warning from EPA (OH)
8/20 - UN Says Wars Over Water are Rising Issue
8/20 - Asian Carp May Spread Through Great Lakes
8/20 - Gas Pipeline To Cross Lake Erie- Project Delays
8/20 - Report: Water Diseases Could Kill Millions
8/20 - Ontario To Protect Water From Farm Runoff
8/20 - St. Lawrence Seaway Belugas Threatened
8/19 - Millions Look to Global Water Export
8/19 - U.S. Beach Water Testing Methods May Be Flawed
8/19 - Half of U.S. Under Drought- EPA Offers Water Saving Tips
8/18 - Save the Wetlands, Help the Lake, Experts Say
8/18 - Pennsylvania Cleans Up Illegal Dumps (PA)
8/17 - Public Retains Domain of Valuable Lake Michigan Shoreline (WI)
8/16 - U.N. Says Earth Summit Must Address Water Crisis
8/16 - Ontario Power Company Investigated for Excessive Mercury Pollution (ON)
8/16 - Fight Against Sea Lampreys Going Well
8/15 - Drought Plagues Almost Half of U.S.
8/15 - Milwaukee Dumped Raw Sewage In Lake Michigan for 19 Hours (WI)
8/15 - EPA Starts PCB Cleanup in Michigan (MI)
8/15 - Slow progress toward cleaning up Indiana's waters (IN)
8/15 - Wisconsin Eco-Water News Briefs (CANOE) (WI)
8/14 - 40% of World's Population Faces Water Shortages
8/14 - UN Leader Urges World Summit to Take Action on Global Water Crisis
8/14 - Global Water Crisis is Major Source of Poverty, Say Experts
8/14 - ACTION ALERT- Send Fax to Get Great Lakes Protection at World Summit
8/14 - Canada Opens Discussion on Great Lakes Water Export
8/14 - Canada Says Climate Change is Threatening Our Water Supply
8/14 - ACTION ALERT- Send Fax: Illegal Development on Northshore (MN)
8/13 - Corporations Look to Make Bucks Selling Water Resources
8/13 - Devastating Drought Brings Despair to Much of U.S.
8/13 - Cleaning Up One of Great Lakes Most Toxic Sites May Cause Health Risks
8/13 - State Says Its Time To Slow own Climate Change (WI)
8/12 - Scientist Say Climate Change is Dramatically Affecting Great Lakes
8/11 - Countless Lake Erie Dead Fish and Birds Blamed on Toxin
8/11 - Protecting the Environment is Good for Economy- Financial Times
8/10 - Beetles Swarm Great Lakes Beaches
8/9 - America's Upcoming Water Crisis
8/9 - Global Water Shortages Leading to Food Shortages
8/8 - Report: One-Third of Industry is Violating Clean Water Act
8/8 - Drugs in Waterways are Harming Aquatic Life
8/8 - Antibiotic Pollution May Be Source of E.Coli Problem
8/8 - Michigan on list of worst polluters (MI)
8/8 - Purple Loosestrife Invader is Taking Over
8/7 - Variant of Mad Cow Disease Hits Great Lakes
8/7 - Toxic Mercury Pollution 114 Times Legal Level Found In Michigan (MI)
8/7 - E.Coli Bacteria Spreads In Great Lakes By Sewage Plants
8/7 - Reservation Will Invest Millions To Restore 50,000 Acre Forest (MN)
8/7 - Cleveland Offers Model of Green Redevelopment (OH)
8/6 - Global Warming Increases Great Lakes Flood Damages (PA)
8/6 - Deadly Toxin Headed Towards Lake Ontario, Scientists Say
8/6 - Exotic Species May Be Cause of Dead Zone in Lake Erie
8/6 - After More Than a Century, Mystical Pelicans Return (WI)
8/5 - NE Minnesota Environmental News Briefs (MN)
8/5 - Wisconsin Environmental News Briefs (WI)
8/5 - State Residents Hunt Down Alien Invaders (WI)
8/4 - St. Clair Canal Toxic PCB Cleanup Begins
8/4 - ACTION ALERT: One of Worst Attacks on Clean Water Act In History
8/4 - ACTION ALERT: Isolated Waters Endangered
8/4 - Global Water Crisis Is Upon Us
8/3 - World Headed for Warmest Year on Record
8/3 - E.Coli Shuts Down Area Beaches (ON)
8/2 - Minnesota DNR Cuts Record Number of Jobs (MN)
8/2 - State May Not Inform Public on Fish Toxin Health Issues (OH)
8/1 - Did Wisconsin Hunters Die from Contagious Deer Brain Disease? (WI)
7/30 - State Environmental Agencies Have Budgets Cut
7/29 - Bush Admin Backs Bill for Offshore Energy Projects
7/29 - US Senate Bill Would Protect 60 Million Forest Acres
7/29 - Lake St. Clair - Sixth Great Lake Needs Protection (ON)
7/28 - Lake Erie - Massive Numbers of Dead Fish Boggle Scientists
7/28 - Alien Species Continue to Creep Into Great Lakes
7/27 - Michigan Cuts Grants for Monitoring Beach Bacteria Contamination (MI)
7/27 - Lake Ontario News Briefs (ON)
7/27 - Wisconsin Environmental News Briefs (WI)
7/27 - Minnesota Environmental News Briefs (MN)
7/26 - ACTION ALERT: Canada May Ban Great Lakes Bulk Water Export (ON)
7/26 - ACTION ALERT: Protect Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (WI)
7/26 - Exotic Species Concerning Federal Government
7/26 - Michigan Upper Peninsula For Sale (MI)
7/26 - Wisconsin Tests 50,000 Deer for Brain Disease (WI)
7/25 - Toxic Great Lakes Pesticides Approved With Faulty EPA Data
7/25 - Report Shows Nation's Beach Pollution On The Rise
7/25 - 5,200 Times Legal Bacteria Level in Toronto Bay (ON)
7/24 - Bill Would Restore Protection to Isolated Wetlands
7/24 - Aquatic Aliens Attack- USA Today
7/24 - Fish and Wildlife Service Overburdened by Lawsuits
7/23 - Detroit's Pipes Leak 35 billion gallons of water each year (MI)
7/23 - Ohio EPA Not Protecting Environment, Say Its Employees (OH)
7/23 - Lake Superior's Spirit Mountain to Become Golf Course (MN)
7/23 - Wisconsin City Looks To Shoot Hundreds of Gulls (WI)
7/23 - Illinois To Remove 5 Dams (IL)
7/22 - ACTION ALERT: Challenge Fox River PCB Settlement (WI)
7/22 - ACTION ALERT: Rally to Shutdown Ohio Nuclear Reactor (OH)
7/22 - Bush's Policies Leading to Fresh Water Shortages
7/22 - Scientists Anticipate Sixth Great Extinction
7/21 - Great Lakes Need More Scientific Attention
7/21 - Ontario is Safe Haven for Polluters (ON)
7/20 - Plant Pesticide Linked to Frog Deformities
7/20 - Decline of fish species shows much about extinction
7/19 - Exotic Species Decimating US Wildlife
7/19 - Lake Erie's Health Crisis
7/19 - House Approves $3.3 Million for Dunes (IN)
7/19 - Experts Recommend Poisoning Exotic Fish (NY)
7/18 - ACTION ALERT: Help Improve Water Quality In Your State
7/18 - Damage From Acid Rain Is Far Worse Than Thought
7/18 - Scientists Still Puzzled By Lake Erie's Growing Dead Zone
7/18 - Asian Carp Must Be Kept Out of Great Lakes
7/18 - Seaway Expansion Plan Would Negatively Affect Environment (ON)
7/17 - Will Great Lakes Be Source For Southern Drought?
7/17 - Sewage Sludge Standards Based On Outdated Science
7/17 - More Wetlands Could Lower E.Coli Bacteria Levels in Lakes
7/17 - Wisconsin Can't Dispose of Thousands of Dead Diseased Deer (WI)
7/17 - Data Shows Ontario Coal-Fired Power Has To Go (ON)
7/16 - Canada U.S. Border Air Quality is Poor
7/16 - Homeland Security May Increase Invasive Species
7/16 - Major Great Lakes Watershed Sewage Spill Investigated (ON)
7/16 - Effort To Preserve 420 Acres of Lake Michigan Dunes (MI)
7/16 - Illinois Air Dirtied By Medical Industry (IL)
7/16 - Tax Payers Stuck With Timber Industry Bills
7/15 - Giant Asian Carp Invade Great Lakes
7/15 - 410 Michigan Water Bodies Fail Water Quality Laws (MI)
7/15 - ACTION ALERT: Lake Superior Coal Power Plants Increase Emissions (ON)
7/15 - ACTION ALERT: Stop New York's #1 Manufacturing Polluter (NY)
7/15 - Natural Gas Station Opens In Niagara Falls (NY)
7/14 - Great Lakes Exotic Species May Be Good For Dinner
7/14 - Illinois and Great Lakes Prepare for Nuclear Waste Traffic (IL)
7/13 - Bush Looks to Cut Federal Oversight of Water Clean-up Programs
7/13 - Hunters Spread Deadly Deer Disease (WI)
7/12 - Experts Say Big Asian Carp Threatens Great Lakes
7/12 - Major Fisheries Bill Approved By House Resources Committee
7/11 - Indiana Looks at $1.5 Million Federal Money for Lake Michigan (IN)
7/10 - ACTION ALERT: Stop Raw Sewage From Entering Waters
7/10 - ACTION ALERT: Please Give 30 Seconds To Save Spirit Mountain
7/9 - ACTION ALERT: Canadian Drinking Water Guidelines (ON)
7/9 - Lake Erie "Dead Zone" Getting Worse: Scientists Confused
7/9 - Frog Deformity Mystery May Be Solved
7/9 - Nearly 2,000 MN Water Bodies Now Require Cleanup (MN)
7/9 - Northeastern Minnesota Environmental News Briefs (MN)
7/9 - Spirit Mountain Old Growth To Be Golf Course By Mayor Veto (MN)
7/8 - Great Lakes Folks Receive National Water Protection Awards
7/8 - New Proposals to Build Pipelines Across Great Lakes
7/8 - Lake Erie Fish Kill Under Investigation
7/8 - Hog Farms Water protection Laws Relaxed (ON)
7/8 - Northern Ohio Seeks To Expand Landfills (OH)
7/8 - Wisconsin Study: Can Trees Lessen Global Warming?
7/8 - Door County Seeks PCB Pollution Money (WI)
7/7 - Freshwater Ecosystems Have Declined 55% in 30 Years
7/7 - Sewage Overflow Closes Several State Beaches (MI)
7/7 - Environmental Group Needs Help With Loosestrife Survey (WI)
7/6 - Researchers Debate Cause of Lake Michigan's Stench (WI)
7/5 - Great Lakes Need Basinwide Protection- Chicago Tribune
7/5 - Bush Shortchanges Superfund- New York Times
7/5 - Canada Wants Strict Laws For Great Lakes Water Export
7/5 - Quebec to ban most non-farm pesticides (ON)
7/4 - Michigan Pushes For New E.Coli Monitoring System (MI)
7/3 - Lake Superior's Water Level Still Not Rising (MN)
7/3 - ACTION ALERT: EPA Plans to Weaken Dioxin Standards for Sludge
7/3 - Current U.S. Drought May Rival Dust Bowl- Washington Post
7/2 - ACTION ALERT: Bush To Cut Superfund Money
7/2 - ACTION ALERT: Logging Bills To Be Voted On Soon
7/2 - ACTION ALERT: Stop "Replumbing" of Great Lakes
7/2 - Lake Erie Fish are Dying- Scientists Confused
7/2 - Biologists Working To Improve Great Lakes Sturgeon Habitat
7/2 - Environmentalists Clash With Bush's Air Pollution Proposal
7/2 - Forest Service Mismanaging Great Lakes Aspen
7/1 - Bush Cuts Superfund Clean-Up Funding
7/1 - Canada Temporarily Bans Some Logging (ON)
7/1 - E.Coli Bacteria Closes 8 Lake Michigan Beaches (IN)
7/1 - Polio and Hepatitis Enter Ohio Waterways (OH)
7/1 - Zebra Mussels Take Over Another Madison Lake (WI)
7/1 - Citizens Oppose Georgia-Pacific PCB Settlement (WI)
7/1 - Great Lakes Beaches Causing Health Concerns (NY)
7/1 - New York Stops Recycling Glass and Plastic (NY)
7/1 - Lake Superior Golf Course Site-- Old Growth Forest or Superfund (MN)
6/30 - Global Warming Threatening U.S. Waters
6/30 - Boaters Need To Slow Spread of Eurasan Water Milfoil (WI)
6/29 - Great Lakes Pressure From World Fresh Water Crisis
6/29 - Great Lakes Watershed Oil Spill Federal Investigation Heats Up
6/29 - Area Organizations Look To Teach About Watershed Problems (MI)
6/29 - Apostle Island Wilderness Area- How Much Should Be Protected? (WI)
6/28 - EPA says 28 percent of US lakes have contaminated fish
6/28 - Republicans Look To Defeat Power Plant Clean Air Bill
6/28 - Stricter Clean Air Laws Protect Public Health and Save Money
6/28 - Lake Superior Research Institute Offers Interesting Education (MN)
6/28 - Canada Running Short on Water? (ON)
6/28 - Indiana's Recent Smog is Violating Clean Air Act (IN)
6/28 - Chicago Buys Into Wind Power (IL)
6/28 - State Regulation of Feedlots Needed To Protect Water Quality (MI)
6/28 - E.Coli Hits Thunder Bay Waters (ON)
6/27 - Milwaukee Ready To Finalize Sale of Lake Michigan Water (WI)
6/27 - Fox River Headwaters More Valuable Preserved Than Mined (WI)
6/27 - Chicago To Use Landfill Waste To Build Lakefront Park (IL)
6/27 - DNR wants to preserve 20,000 acres of waterfront (WI)
6/26 - ACTION ALERT: Oppose Definition of Fill Rule
6/26 - ACTION ALERT: EPA Diverting Funds Away From TMDLs
6/26 - ACTION ALERT: Bush To Weaken Clean Water Act
6/26 - ACTION ALERT: Poisoning Water With Urban Runoff
6/26 - ACTION ALERT: Help restore cuts to EPA enforcement budget
6/26 - ACTION ALERT: Comment on EPA National Trading Policy
6/26 - Study Says Climate Change Is Increasing Environmental Disease
6/25 - Study Says Earth's Resources Can't Meet Human Demands
6/25 - Canada Tightens Fishing Laws To Protect Lake Erie
6/25 - Fighting to Protect Ontario's Highest Waterfall (ON)
6/24 - Senate Panel to Draft Utility Pollution Bill
6/24 - Restoring Niagara's Fish Habitat (NY)
6/23 - Scientists Stumped Over Oxygen Deprived Lake Erie
6/23 - Georgia-Pacific to pay $10 million for environmental damage (WI)
6/23 - Toronto's $1.5 Billion Lakefront Project Begins (ON)
6/23 - Statewide Feedlot Owners Prepare For Flooding (MN)
6/22 - Study Launched To See If Great Lakes Water is Enough For Ontario (ON)
6/22 - Massive Land Slide on Shore Near Harbor Springs (MI)
6/21 - ACTION ALERT: Input Needed on Detroit River Refuge Plan (MI)
6/21 - PCB Lawsuit Leads to Green Bay Preservation (WI)
6/20 - Canada To Tighten Mining Water Pollution Regulations
6/20 - Toronto air conditioning to be powered by lake water (ON)
6/19 - Army Corps to Get Overhauled
6/19 - ACTION ALERT: Protect the Clean Air Act
6/19 - ACTION ALERT: Endangered Species Act Under Attack In Congress
6/19 - ACTION ALERT: Protect Toronto's Drinking Water (ON)
6/19 - Dead Zone is Forming In Lake Erie
6/19 - Western End of Lake Erie a PCB Hotspot
6/19 - Great Lakes United Opposes Yucca Mountain Nuclear Dump
6/19 - Officials seeking oil spill clues at Dearborn (MI)
6/18 - Some Ontario Great Lakes Coastal Coal Plants to Close (ON)
6/18 - Ontario will spend half billion in two years on water safety (ON)
6/18 - E.Coli Bacteria Hits Warren Dunes (IN)
6/17 - Dow Chemical St.Clair River Cean-up Going Well (MI)
6/16 - Canada Renews Committment to Clean Up Great Lakes
6/16 - Environmentalists Protest Impacts of Lake Calumet Marina Project (IL)
6/15 - Milwaukee Would Make $608,000 Selling Lake Michigan Water (WI)
6/13 - Forest Service Hopes to Increase Logging In Great Lakes Region
6/13 - New free handbook helps citizens protect home watersheds
6/13 - St.Lawrence Seaway Expansion/ Ecological Impacts on Great Lakes
6/13 - Ontario Struggling With E.Coli Problems
6/12 - Bill would ban oil,gas drilling under Great Lakes (NY)
6/12 - Nuclear waste to pass through Erie (PA)
6/12 - Army Corps Will Study Protecting Sheldon Marsh (OH)
6/12 - Local Environmental News Briefs (MN)
6/11 - New Exotic Fish Headed For Great Lakes
6/11 - Radioactive shipments will pass through Great Lakes region
6/11 - EPA studying Lake Michigan Pesticide Pollution- Atrazine
6/11 - Cleaning Up Hamilton Harbour (ON)
6/10 - Paper Company's Lake Pollution Causing Discoloration (MI)
6/10 - E.coli causes Detroit Great Lakes beach to close three times (MI)
6/10 - New Giant Tankers May Cause Problems in Great Lakes
6/9 - New EPA Great Lakes Plan Has Problems
6/9 - Difficulties Managing Lake Ontario Levels
6/8 - ACTION ALERT- Support quiet hiking at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
6/8 - ACTION ALERT - Minnesota's TMDL program is under attack
6/7 - Exotic species take toll on Great Lakes ecology and economy
6/7 - Court protects tribes right to clean water (WI)
6/6 - 21 million gallons of sewage dumped in Lake Michigan (WI)
6/6 - Indiana's Toxic Pollution Rises (IN)
6/5 - Scientists fear unknown pestilence is attacking Great Lakes
6/5 - Ashland plant has state's highest dioxin emissions (WI)
6/5 - Court says tribe can make own water quality decisions (WI)
6/4 - NAFTA ruling could put Great Lakes water quality at risk
6/4 - Industrial water pollution rises 26 percent
6/4 - Help identify fish kills associated with power plants
6/3 - Bottled water company will tap Lake Michigan (MI)
6/3 - New law addresses water safety (ON)
6/2 - Zebra mussels invade 166 Michigan lakes (MI)
6/1 - Invasive species infect 26 more lakes (WI)
6/1 - Ottawa County upgrades bacteria watches on beaches (MI)
6/1 - Federal Great Lakes Plan is Low On Cash

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