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January - June 2004 Articles

06/30 - Hands off the Great Lakes, Environmentalists Say
06/30 -
Great Lakes are fighting for their lives
06/30 - Scientists seek defense against invading species in Great Lakes
06/29 - Great Lakes protection bill passes Senate panel
06/29 - St. Lawrence Seaway dredging hits rough waters
06/29 - Wind Turbines for the Shores of Lake Huron
06/25 - Great Lakes Forever Campaign Launched in U.S.

06/25 - Rain gardens seen as key to cutting pollution
06/25 - Milwaukee's Mess
06/22 - Great Lakes future under microscope
06/22 - Seaway Navigation Study Raises Questions
06/22 - Coast Guard to Fine Ships for Ballast Violations

06/21 - Cormorants targeted for DNR study
06/21 - 'Frankenfish' may be coming to water near you
06/21 - Lakes creep closer to average levels
06/17 - Aliens all over / Nothing natural about this
06/17 - Residents near plant sickened by odor
06/17 - County Bd. votes ‘no’ to easing shoreline permits
06/17 - Small fish for healthy babies
06/16 - Vermont to use chemicals against lampreys
06/16 - Few ships checked for invasive species
06/16 - Ship crackdown floated for Great Lakes
06/15 - State approves Oregon coke plant
06/15 - Milwaukee mayor says he would be open to selling city water
06/15 - Congress must protect Great Lakes
06/14 - Duluth port a hot spot for invasive species
06/14 - Exotic marine species threaten Great Lakes
06/14 - Invaded waters
06/09 - Local agencies receive erosion-prevention grants
06/09 - Environmentalists are snubbed
06/09 - EPA regional administrator calls for Milwaukee sewer fix
06/08 - Pols rip Milwaukee over 'cheesehead sewer water'
06/08 - Forum eyes ways to help Great Lakes
06/08 - Congressional forum focuses on need to protect Great Lakes
06/07 - Region targets debris washing into area rivers
06/07 - Great Lakes need money, not more lip service
06/07 - Zebra mussels discovery alarms officials
06/07 - Give beach-grooming rules a chance to work
06/07 - Great Lakes take center stage
06/07 - Clean Wisconsin Quiz: Test Your Great Lakes Water Smarts
06/07 - Heartwell advocates Great Lakes cleanup
06/01 - Asian Carp: Lakes' delegation campaigns for ban
06/01 - Woman's devotion to prehistoric fish is catchy
06/01 - Finding sea lampreys a shocking experience
05/27 - Federal government must take lead in restoring Great Lakes
05/24 - Bush gives attention to Great Lakes with task force
05/19 - Court gives lakeshore landowners rights to water's edge
05/19 - Bush creates Great Lakes task force
05/19 - Introduced fish threatens to turn Great Lakes into carp pond
05/18 - Oak Creek power plant would draw heavily from lake
05/18 - Water tension rising between Canada and U.S.
05/17 - Two inland lakes have unique strains of lake trout
05/17 - UW Sea Grant Institute funds activities of UWGB professors
05/17 - Maumee dredgings proposal could ease EPA-Corps conflict
05/13 - Scientists study impact of state shoreline law
05/13 - Pollution rules to have big impact on Northland industries
05/13 - Corps of Engineers vs. carp: The fight for the Great Lakes
05/13 - New Bill Would Help Clean Up Lead-in-Drinking-Water Problem, Says NRDC
05/12 - Dumping of Aquarium Fish Causing Trouble in Duluth
05/12 - Super-un-funded
05/12 - Satellite data confirms climate change
05/11 - LOCAL COMMENT: Groundwater regulations guard against overuse, misuse
05/11 - STATE SHORELINE: Lawmakers should stay out of permit process
05/11 - Plastic fibre a 'major pollutant'
05/06 - Long Lake: Association stands up to zebra mussels
05/06 - Funding for water cleanup delayed
05/06 - Gulls reflect changes in Great Lake pollutants
05/06 - Belleville - Ambitious plans for source water protection
05/05 - Bio oil to power up the Sault
05/05 - BASF Wyandotte site is kind to environment
05/04 - Ash borer not alone in threatening shade trees
05/04 - Saving the oceans
05/04 - Bayfront water garden designer sees big things in small package
05/03 - Law no barrier to invasive bighead carp
04/29 - Ottawa Lake to be monitored for E. coli
04/29 - Senate bill bans nonnative plants
04/29 - Sturgeon spawning watched by wildlife officials
04/28 - Algae problem's solution delayed by Asian carp

04/28 - Polluted lakes turning turtles into turtlettes
04/27 - Dangerous creek pollution hits home
04/27 - Doyle weighs wider use of lake water
04/27 - Groundwater protection law requires state notification of all new wells

04/26 - Aliens overrun bugged-out ports in U.S.
04/26 - Granholm issues directive to protect remote wetlands
04/26 - Canada grows greener
04/22 - Doyle opposes diverting water from Great Lakes to Western states
04/22 - Earth Day, Then and Now
04/22 - Province to spend $13-million on Great Lakes
04/21 - Earth Day: 300 conservationists ready
04/21 - U.S. Panel Calls for Drastic Changes in Government Mgmt of Oceans
04/20 - Bush administration announces beach plan
04/20 - Area's natural wonders celebrated on Earth Day
04/20 - Commission Urges New Ocean Protections
04/20 - The air we breathe
04/15 - Opening Fox Locks: worries about exotic species invading Lake Winnebago
04/15 - Mussels will change Glen Lake
04/15 - EPA regulations to affect smog cleanup
04/14 - Wisconsin Misses Deadline to Meet Federal Beach Water Standards
04/12 - Environmentalists Look to 'Green up' Presidential Contest
04/12 - Alien sea life a worry
04/12 - Lake disposal option for silt spurs hopes in Ohio
04/12 - Michigan is failing to control emissions
04/09 - St. Lawrence Seaway study should continue, as ordered
04/09 - Michigan Wetland Action Coalition e-Newsletter
04/08 - Water Authority to interview firms to manage Green Bay project
04/08 - Michigan County's park designed with hikers in mind
04/08 - Native cormorants? Not in Great Lakes
04/07 - Ontario could halt plans for quarry, power plant
04/07 - Wisconsin gives reason to hope for beaches in Illinois
04/06 - Wetlands could help Indiana beach
04/06 - Ohio Expands Endangered Species Research
04/05 - Detroit Rivers' polluted past resurfaces
04/05 - Melting snow brings up Great Lakes water levels
04/05 - Crane counters ready for rite of spring
04/02 - New smog standards on horizon
04/02 - Forum focuses on saving New York's coastal wetlands
04/01 - Michigan counties ask EPA for reprieve from Clean Air Act
04/01 - Ontario must build more electricity capacity to deal with shortfall
04/01 - Likely Michigan voters back Great Lakes water curb
03/31 - Wisconsin Energy's lake water plan makes waves
03/31 - Indiana’s water pollution woes are crystal clear
03/31 - Liberals eye wind farms in Ontario
03/30 - More water shortages forecast for communities across Canada
03/30 - Clean machines can stop the alien invasion
03/29 - Shorebirds can be seen around Indiana
03/29 - Industries blend with ecology under new plan
03/29 - Door County gears up for a summer of testing
03/26 - MI Wetland Action Coalition Newsletter
03/26 - Critics: Proposed ship ballast limits won't halt invasive species
03/26 - Standards on fish provide protection
03/26 - Great Lakes advocates push for stricter water ballast rules
03/25 - Michigan lawmaker demands enforcement of Canadian trash treaty
03/25 - Tree talks sprout protests in Wisconsin
03/24 - Ohio rainwater high in mercury
03/24 - Development project raises fear for Minnesota's birds
03/24 - Illinois water project being investigated
03/23 - Cleaning up the Kalamazoo River
03/23 - Illinois: Environmentalists say state letting asbestos maker off easy
03/23 - Ohio's standards on fish provide better protection
03/22 - Mercury Levels: EPA, area states have another chance to get it right
03/22 - Invader could threaten Lake Erie
03/19 - Groups charge expansion of river would hurt environment
03/19 - Ohio puts priority on keeping Asian carp out of Lake Erie
03/19 - Two paper companies to fund Fox River cleanup
03/18 - Air, sludge issues debated in Indiana canal cleanup
03/18 - Proposed mercury emissions standards called insufficient
03/18 - Michigan river cleanup a 'go,' but more pollution found
03/17 - Suburbs, Green Bay say water talks over
03/17 - Corps of Engineers is going fishing-keeping invasive species at bay
03/16 - GREAT LAKES: Their health depends on consistent monitoring
03/16 - Wolves return on own terms to northwest Wisconsin
03/16 - Two Great Lakes mayors join Water Commission
03/15 - Comment on discharge plan goes on in Manistee, MI
03/15 - Invaders poisoning amphibians
03/15 - State's groundwater pumping reversing lake's water flow
03/12 - Tiny computers help scientist solve Great Lakes fish mysteries
03/12 - Zebra mussels boost algae growth
03/11 - Lakes With Zebra Mussels Have Higher Levels Of Toxins
03/11 - Tighter standards for lakes pursued
03/11 - Advisories on Great Lakes inconsistent, group reports
03/10 - Ashland erosion control workshop scheduled for March 31
03/10 - New York Sea Grant Benefits From Federal Research Awards
03/10 - States inconsistent in measuring water quality of Great Lakes
03/09 - Squabble erupts over Lake Erie shoreline
03/09 - Trash-banning laws may face legal battle
03/09 - Obey Secures Funds for WI Wolf Management Program
03/08 - U.S. finds funds for fence to stop carp
03/08 - Global warming cited in island's shift of wildlife numbers
03/08 - Green Bay water talks need light of day

03/06 - Great Lakes United Habitat Watch # 292
03/05 - Michigan county eyes plans to preserve farmland
03/05 - Spread of zebra mussels causing aquatic changes
03/05 - Great Lakes lawmakers call on Corps to build electric barrier
03/04 - New Green Bay water deal seems out of this world
03/04 - U.S. officials yank fish barrier funding
03/04 - Sewage plan raises worries
03/03 - Wisconsin panel issues power plant environmental report
03/03 - Great Lakes lawmakers applaud Bush budget proposal, say more is needed
03/03 - Lawmakers prepare first-ever Great Lakeswater diversion bills
03/02 - Wisconsin Air Permit Program Found Deficient
03/02 - Chippewa River oil spill heading toward Midland in MI
03/02 - True regional water authority required in Green Bay
03/01 - A moratorium on factory farms is necessary
03/01 - Bush's clean-air decisions show he's no friend to anglers
03/01 - Wastewater plan angers residents-pipeline OK'd for Lake Michigan dunes
02/27 - Ohio EPA updates fish eating advisories
02/27 - Michigan’s Makeover-GovernorGranholm Champions Smart Growth
02/27 - Researchers target areas where wolves are most likely to attack livestock
02/26 - Wisconsin suburbs will rely on water from lake
02/26 - Judge OKs Michigan dune waste pipe
02/26 - Michigan may end mercury as we know it
02/25 - Save the Lakes' is top priority of residents reviewing plan
02/25 - Taft oversees session on Great Lakes needs
02/25 - Fishing coalition calls for reduction in mercury pollution
02/24 - Michigan residents voice concern over new power plant
02/24 - Questions About a Market System for Mercury
02/24 - U.N. plan not enough to stop Great Lakes invaders, critics say
02/23 - Bill would require disclosure on pollutants
02/23 - Ground water protection laws shouldn't be watered down
02/23 - New federal power plant edict seeks to save fish

02/22 - Ontario residents sick of their poisoned water
02/20 - Public input can help to protect Great Lakes
02/20 - Army Corps proposes compromise in dispute over beach clearing
02/20 - Environmentalists call Wis. anti-ATV vote big victory
02/19 - $1 million grant given to support freshwater studies
02/19 - Power plant draws ire of locals in Michigan
02/19 - Lake Forest Beach to be tested for E. coli contamination
02/18 - Zebra mussels found in seven more Michigan lakes in 2003
02/18 - Nobody owns up to mystery spill in Ontario
02/18 - Comments requested for Clean Air Act changes by March 30

02/17 - Clean Water: Fund program to fix MN septic systems
02/17 - Cuts leave pollution program ‘a paper tiger’
02/16 - Great Lakes groups oppose EPA policy
02/16 - MI sacrifices 12 million ash trees to contain exotic beetle
02/16 - Seagull droppings top source of beach bacteria, study finds
02/14 - Great Lakes United Habitat Watch #291
02/13 - Open border to cattle, states and provinces urge
02/13 - Chicago harbor cleanup elusive
02/12 - Democrats address Clean Water Act, fault Bush's plan
02/12 - Taft expresses concern about dredging plan
02/12 - Proposed federal budget includes Great Lakes funds
02/11 - Ash trees in parts of Michigan will be removed to stop spread of insect
02/11 - Mercury pollution reduction bills introduced in five Midwestern states
02/09 - LOCAL COMMENT: Land-use plan right for Michigan
02/09 - Waukesha officials off to Congress to talk about city's water woes
02/08 - Money helps, but Great Lakes need tighter EPA rules, too
02/08 - Federal inaction leaves states to scramble on environment
02/06 - Groups sue to block killing of cormorants
02/06 - Grants available to help battle Great Lakes pests
02/06 - Great Lakes United Habitat Watch # 290
02/05 - Michigan watersheds not likely to see federal cleanup funds
02/05 - GREAT LAKES DIVERSION: Resource protection is a major concern
02/05 - New York state moves to block release of Asian carp
02/04 - Michigan polluter fees up in the air
02/04 - Fund raising for a living water garden in Duluth begins
02/04 - Answers sought for chemical spill
02/03 - Added federal funding for Great Lakes justified
02/03 - Canada trash keeps coming into Michigan
02/03 - Report says Great Lakes inching up
02/02 - Ohio volunteers keep an eye on eagles in their nests
02/02 - Water plants serving 36,000 close after toxic chemical leak
02/02 - Speed up 'brownfield' rezoning
01/30 - Did rains lead to rises in water warnings?
01/30 - Great Lakes need help-Bill would protect water
01/30 - Grants to help hunt down polluters
01/29 - Bush to propose $45 million for Great Lakes cleanup
01/29 - Low lake levels are still a big concern for sportsmen
01/29 - Effort to protect Lake Erie rates public review
01/28 - Great Lakes panel identifies 7 themes in pollution report
01/28 - MN Reservation gets grants for wildlife study
01/28 - New Great Lakes Funding Welcome, But 'Drop In The Bucket'
01/27 - Wanted: Cheap home for dredged mud
01/27 - Great Lakes Needs Restoration
01/27 - Great Lakes United Habitat Watch #289
01/26 - Ohio bald eagle population soars
01/26 - Donation boosts Door County nature preserve
01/26 - Water should figure in development plans
01/23 - Groups sue over taconite plant mercury rules
01/23 - Ohio's waters more polluted
01/23 - LOCAL COMMENT: Keep Great Lakes clean, safe
01/23 - Firms ask to test innovative cleanup process on Fox River
01/22 - Degradation of Great Lakes habitat threatens fish species
01/21 - Michigan's water plan's costs debated
01/20 - Granholm announces effort to protect Michigan water
01/19 - New York tags loons to study migratory habits
01/19 - The Great Lakes as Commodity
01/19 - Lake Erie initiative planned
01/16 - Wind power promoted
01/16 - 60,000 ash trees to be cut to halt bug
01/15 - WI DNR grants air permit for planned coal plant
01/14 - Nature Conservancy Announces Purchase of Minnesota Power land
01/14 - Cow farm settles legal battles over environmental pollution
01/14 - Great Lakes United Habitat Watch #288
01/13 - $300 million wind farm proposed for Ontario area
01/13 - Feds tell Duluth to fix sewers
01/13 - More Ohio waterways need cleanup
01/12 - Bottler taps into trouble in Michigan
01/12 - Cancer fears in salmon may boost sales of wild fish
01/12 - Possible fee boost may hurt recycling in Michigan
01/10 - Polluter fight lacks muscle
01/10 - Lawsuit alleges NIPSCO waste tainted Indiana town's water
01/10 - Know the history of your fish
01/09 - Indiana to enlarge local nature preserves
01/09 - Ohio preserve closes for couple of months to protect eagles
01/09 - Watershed plans should consider local comments
01/08 - Michigan may ban genetically engineered pet fish
01/08 - Talks under way to clean up Toronto dump
01/08 - Indiana conservationists want bottled-water tax
01/07 - Minnesota county upholds its ATV ruling
01/07 - Help wanted to keep eye on Ohio eagles
01/07 - Leave Indiana wetlands veto alone
01/06 - Michigan wades into water case
01/06 - Lake Erie Preserve Nears Completion
01/06 - Racine County says it can't afford water study
01/05 - Unbottled water not cheap either
01/05 - Future of Lake Erie Watershed reviewed
01/05 - Erie MetroParks land to be freshwater marsh
01/04 - Half of Wisconsin's counties in gypsy moth quarantine zone
01/04 - Cleanup nearly complete, but PCB mystery not solved
01/03 - What is fouling the beaches of Huron?
01/03 - Coal plant has some fired up
01/03 - Ice Mountain decision draws attention of environmentalists
01/02 - Ordinance eyed to thwart zebra mussels
01/02 - Ohio draws up plans to shield inland water
01/02 - Michigan fishing industry threatened by quickly disappearing 'shrimp'


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