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January-June 2005 Articles

06/30 - Water diversions mostly prohibited under revised Great Lakes plan
06/30 -
Council revises diversion policy in Great Lakes plan
06/30 - Zebra mussels threaten Missouri
06/29 - Diversion ban watered down to meet U.S. needs
06/29 - 'Virtual' ban proposed on Great Lakes water diversions
06/29 - First Nations assert title to Great Lakes basin waters
06/28 - Toronto Beaches Awarded Blue Flags
06/28 - Fishermen, boaters can battle invasive species, leader says
06/28 - Water deal limits sovereignty: lawyer
06/27 - Taft praises Lake Erie on ‘Fish Ohio Day’
06/27 - Lake cruise teaches preservation tips
06/27 - Water: 'The oil of the 21st century'
06/22 - Great Lakes, great danger

06/22 - Author to speak on Great Lakes issues
06/22 - Editorial: Water rules needed; legislature should act on regulations
06/21 - Nestle files lawsuit over permit restrictions
06/21 - Wisconsin Power Plant Project Causes Alarm
06/21 - Fight the invasion
06/20 - Religious Perspective: We must protect our beautiful lakes
06/20 - Rep. Black: Clean Lakes and Rivers Proposal Sought in Budget
06/20 - New system warns of toxic blooms on Bay
06/19 - Michigan makes plans to speed mercury reduction
06/19 - Ontario warns court action possible to cut U.S. smog coming into Ontario
06/19 - Fish only good for expectant mums if mercury level is low
06/14 - State appeals court hears suit over bottling plant's water withdrawals
06/14 - McDowell: GOP plan endangers lakes
06/14 - Editorial: Keeping out invaders: Permit system will help combat non-native species
06/13 - Editorial: We must protect our precious water resource
06/13 - Compromise subject of hearing
06/13 - Area Drifting Into Drought
06/12 - At last a use for trashy Erie gobies: sturgeon bait
06/12 - Granholm shoves after Legislature refuses to push for water laws
06/12 - 'Gobs' of fish caught in assault party
06/11 - Ice Mountain hopes court will increase flow
06/11 - State has bird species in sights
06/11 - Governments of Canada and Ontario report progress...
06/07 - Oceangoing ships will need Michigan permit by 2007
06/07 - Editorial: Great Lakes/A new and inviting users' guide
06/07 - Shedd to increase efforts at Great Lakes conservation
06/06 - State observance targets aquatic invasive species
06/06 - EPA Awards Wisconsin $225,000 to Monitor State's Great Lakes Beaches
06/06 - Canada releasing a billion kilograms of toxic chemicals in Great Lakes basin
06/05 - McHugh Targets Invasive Species
06/05 - Extended dry spell reflected in lake level forecast
06/05 - Beach season brings threat of rip current deaths
06/04 - Common drugs seeping into lakes, fish and water supply
06/04 - Editorial: 'Closed beach' signs don't do the job
06/04 - State is right to take charge of groundwater
06
/01 - We object to "blending" of sewage
06/01 - Judge rules against EPA on dumping of ships' ballast water
06/01 -
E. coli warnings at beaches to change
05/31 - Granholm to decide fate of mercury rules

05/31 - IJC Honours Murray Charlton with 2005 Biennial Award for Great Lakes Science
05/31 - Researchers probe Great Lakes soil for medical treatments
05/30 - Bradford is dirtiest city beach
05/30 - Shocking development
05/30 - We're rapidly getting thirstier
05/29 - Watch out for pesky aquatic invaders
05/29 - Eco-groups blast state over sewer overflows
05/29 - Lake Erie brimming with perch that love shoreline in Ontario
05/26 - U.S. and Canada Release Plain Language Version of Great Lakes Report
05/26 - State admits error in Nestle water case
05/26 - Pollution concerns aired
05/25 - House bill lines up cash for study of harbor corrosion
05/25 - EPA: Federal Dollars Help States Improve the Nation's Beaches
05/25 - Iron Range Company Seeks Patent For Taconite-Based Water Filter
05/24 - SaskPower worried about zebra mussels
05/24 - French cruise ships abandon Great Lakes
05/24 - Need for water upgrades 'serious'
05/23 - Supreme Court looks at beach-walking case
05/23 - WLSSD's 'conscience' retires
05/23 - New public TV show highlights the lakes
05/18 - Great Lakes face harm: Eco-group criticizes combined sewers
05/18 - Their walk for awareness goes through Bay City

05/18 - Aging sewer systems fouling Great Lakes waters, report says
05/17 -
Attend the IJC's Great Lakes Conference and Biennial Meeting
05/17 - Imperiled Estuary
05/17 - Heavy Rains Raise Water Levels in Lake Erie
05/16 - Global Wind Map May Provide Better Locations For Wind Farms
05/16 - Toxic releases dropped in Michigan in 2003
05/16 - A dispute about a North Dakota diversion project is poisoning Canada-U.S. relations
05/15 - Lake Effects: Changing budgets, policies threaten water quality
05/15 - Lake focus of student symposium
05/15 - Harder to Test Beaches for Diseases
05/15 - Kaptur presents wide-ranging Lake Erie strategy
05/15 - Groups to push Great Lakes cleanup
05/15 - Report: Organism a Threat to Great Lakes
05/14 - Agencies, groups work to bring back the coaster brook trout
05/14 - City to monitor public beaches
05/14 - State’s plants among dirtiest
05/13 - Great Lakes drilling limits unsettled
05/13 - Institute gets financial boost
05/13 - Cormorants have their place in nature's scheme
05/12 - Wis. power plant will kill billions of lake fish, Sierra Club claims
05/12 - Gov. Granholm Proclaims Sand Dune Day May 19
05/12 - 50 Dirtiest U.S. Power Plants Produce Little Power, Much Pollution
05/06 - Northeast agencies work with Great Lakes to fight sea lamprey
05/06 - Coast Guard is slow in protecting waters from invasive species
05/06 - Environmental groups voice opposition to Devils Lake outlet
05/05 - Measuring cleanliness
05/05 - Bills may prevent next wave of invasive species
05/05 - Lake water levels continue to rise
05/04 - Farm-raised salmon poses increased health risks
05/04 - Erie Meeting, Hearing Set on Water Resources Management
05/04 - Lake Superior Pathfinders program offered
05/03 - Power Plant Takes Its Case To The Supreme Court
05/03 - Crews step up beach testing efforts
05/03 - Great Lakes Water Diversion
04/29 - Wastewater could help solve water woes, expert says
04/29 - Regional planners move to protect water sources
04/29 - Lake Michigan water level up, latest readings show
04/28 - Scientists lobby for legislation to halt exotics threat
04/28 - NOAA Great Lakes Lab on Mission to Lake Erie Dead Zone
04/28 - Planning for lakes restoration follows Bush's lead
04/27 - Trying to keep the water flowing
04/27 - Congress pushing legislation to check exotic introductions
04/27 - Oceangoing ships could need Michigan permit by 2007
04/26 - Opinion: State beaches still belong to landowners
04/26 - Cordova - Battle against loosestrife continues
04/26 - Saving New York's North Coast
04/22 - Editorial: Let's make environment a priority again
04/22 - Great Lakes oil and gas drilling ban is blocked
04/22 - Salmon sink and swim
04/21 - Editorial: Great Lakes Protection
04/21 - Invaders in ships' ballast targeted
04/21 - Analysis: Invaders in Ships' Ballast Tanks
04/20 - Army Corps cutting back on dredging
04/20 - Griffin Forum highlights concerns about survival of the Great Lakes
04/20 - Minore settles in as clean-water watchdog
04/19 - Press Release: Protect our Great Lakes from sale or diversion!
04/19 - So-called ballast-free ships threaten Great Lakes, report says
04/19 - A Great Lakes border blockade
04/14 - The Great Lakes need big help
04/14 - Indian Nations unite on Great Lakes
04/14 -
Michigan congressmen squabble over how to protect lakes
04/12 - Most Endangered Rivers of 2005 Announced
04/12 - Lawmakers awed by student work
04/12 - Ten States to Sue EPA over Mercury Rules
04/10 - Government of Canada Supports Great Lakes Restoration
04/10 - Tentative deal for Great Lakes water use
04/10 - Aquatic invaders near Great Lakes
04/09 - Study says the favorite food of Great Lakes salmon is becoming scarce
04/09 - Watershed worries
04/09 -
Plugging the drain
04/07 - Court ruling could protect Great Lakes
04/07 - Inaugural meeting of United Indian Nations of the Great Lakes
04/07 -
Mercury plan would exempt many plants, report says
04/06 - Editorial: Lake Invaders
04/06 - Study predicts dire future for world environment
04/06 - Federal Court Order Backs Pennsylvania...
04/05 - Brain toxin found in algae in water
04/05 - Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox Declares Victory in Protecting Great Lakes
04/05 - Scientist sees 'collision course' with agricultural manure issue
04/03 - Critic wants Granholm held to her word on environment
04/03 - Judge: Limit the species in Lakes
04/03 - Fish commission gets behind plan for more sturgeon
03/30 - Carp threaten Great Lakes ecosystem, industry
03/30 - World Resources in 'Critical Condition'
03/30 - Protect Great Lakes from invasive species
03/29 - Editorial: Clean Michigan
03/29 - Objections raised to Wisconsin power plant
03/29 - Press Release: Threats to Michigan's Water the Topic of the Next Griffin Policy Forum
03/28 - Evart bottles Ice Mountain deal
03/28 - Editorial: Nuclear Storage
03/28 - Water at once a beverage and a utility
03/27 - Editorial: Keep status quo on beach walk
03/27 - Proposed Power Plant Challenges Great Lakes Ecosystem
03/27 - Most Lake Erie fish can be eaten, with due caution
03/21 - Press Release: 2005 Legislative Priorities
03/21 - A roundup of editorial opinion from Michigan newspapers
03/21 - Protecting environment pays off, experts say
03/20 - Lake Huron fisheries doing well overall
03/20 - What we said, what you said, what they said
03/20 - News: U.N. Water Day Is 3/ 22 - Enough Clean Water for a Thirsty World?
03/19 - Don't hang Moosehead's fishing problems on the biologists
03/19 - USDA loan made for Chassell sewer upgrade
03/19 - Looming breakup
03/18 - Lake states consider tougher freighter rules
03/18 - Earth Day!
03/18 - Ashwaubenon water-main work to hinder traffic
03/17 - On the Environment, Hold Our Ground and Look to the Future:
03/17 - Democrats plan dinner gathering
03/17 - Reducing Cormorant Population To Save Walleyes
03/16 - New mercury rules not good enough for Michigan, critics say
03/16 - Ozone air-pollution standards advance
03/16 - Critics dismiss new rules on mercury as too weak
03/15 - Great Lakes ballast rules urged
03/15 - Official: Great Lakes need protecting
03/15 - Sikkema, Birkholz push to protect lakes
03/14 - Editorial: Preserve beach access
03/14 - Plan to keep invasive species out of the Great Lakes
03/14 - Michigan lawmakers want states to fight exotic species
03/10 - Press Release: Parliamentary Secretary to Environment Minister to Address...
03/10 - Senators oppose ship tolls
03/10 - Aggressive aquatic species invading Great Lakes

03/09 - Artist gets students' attention on drawing
03/09 - Quiet Water Symposium creates quite a ruckus among enthusiasts
03/09 - Green Guide Recommends Chemical-Free Bedding
03/08 - Riparian rights issue returns to court
03/08 - TWRC gets a paddling
03/08 - Global Warming Will Harm Great Lakes Agriculture
03/07 - Donations from Renewal Foundation matched by Ducks Unlimited
03/07 - Case shows life's not always a beach
03/07 - Clear facts about Clear Skies
03/06 - Board bucks mayor for Menards
03/06 - President Bush Hosting March 23 Talks with Leaders of Mexico, Canada
03/06 - Lakes' importance is focus of luncheon
03/05 - Lake levels going up: Lake Huron has risen 10 inches in past 12 months
03/05 - Dewine pushes lakes bill
03/05 - Mapping out the Earth's green spots
03/04 - Lawmakers attempt to block EPA from adopting sewage rule
03/04 - Keweenaw County approves shoreline grant app
03/04 - Sand dune owners face higher fees
03/03 - Groundwater ordinance is rejected
03/03 - DuPage supports water rate cut
03/03 - Michigan dam safety debated
02/24 - Keep a close watch on those fish
02/24 -
Editorial: Mudsnail scourge major concern
02/24 - World environmental officials weigh proposals to cut mercury emissions
02/23 - Goodale announces biggest-ever spending boost for the environment
02/23 - Stupak claims bipartisan support for anti-sewage dumping letter to EPA
02/23 - Editorial: Great Lakes' peril
02/22 - Great Lakes 'legend' makes a comeback
02/22 -
Press Release: Bay Harbor agreement reached; interim cleanup measures to begin
02/22 - Water, water everywhere, but none to drink
02/21 - Officials seek funding for silt-to-mine proposal
02/21 - The Montague FFA is hosting a community Water Awareness night
02/21 - Michigan moves to confront invasive species
02/16 - Dune speaker series begins on Thursday
02/16 - Aggressive algae and the EPA
02/16 -
Editorial: Inspect ships' ballast
02/15 - Anglers want state to keep splake stocking program alive
02/15 - Editorial: Be heard on power plant
02/15 - US Steel May Pay Huge Pollution Fine
02/14 - Illinois, 4 others seek own coal rules
02/14 - MMSD panel endorses beach cleaning plan
02/14 - Spigot on lake water may be tightened
02/13 - Editorial: Slow the flow of Great Lakes through St. Clair River
02/13 - Michigan Greens Skeptical of Granholm's Goals with "State of State"
02/13 - Quinte - Volunteers needed to monitor wildlife
02/08 - Lakes cleanup cash offered
02/08 - Early birds, early blooms show effects of global warming
02/08 - Bush Seeks Nearly 6 Percent Cut in Environment Funding

02/07 - Funding for Great Lakes cleanup not likely to survive Congress

02/07 - Cities want bigger say on Lakes
02/07 - Editorial: Concerts could benefit economy and environment
02/06 -
Big strides in lamprey control
02/06 - Water-supply worries filter down
02/06 - Repository for rain
02/04 - Taking the plunge together?
02/04 - Roy Ray named to Great Lakes fund
02/04 - Strong support for proposed hydro dam
02/03 - Local governments key in protecting Great Lakes
02/03 - Lakes protection seen as key to future of cities
02/03 - Zebra mussels in more Mich. lakes
02/02 - Water Resources Regional Committee Meetings Continue
02/02 - Volunteers gather 2 years of water data
02/02 - Zebra mussels likely contributing to Great Lakes algae ills
02/01 - Midwest lawmakers initiate program to protect children´s health
02/01 - No new zebra mussel reports filed
02/01 - Grant will fund water workshops
01/31 - Volunteers monitor water quality
01/31 - SEWRPC dives into region’s water supply challenges
01/31 - Breakthrough in the fight against zebra mussels
01/27 - Preview given of lake-level study
01/27 - Editorial: Lake Invaders
01/27 - Chlorine makers' mercury output criticized
01/25 - Healthier Muskegon Lake moving toward new status
01/25 - DM&IR cited for air, water violations
01/25 -
Georgian Bay losing its water
01/24 - Study confirms decline in Great Lakes levels
01/24 - River erosion cutting into Great Lakes' water levels, report finds
01/24 - Editorial: Great Lakes plan still not watertight

01/23 - Agency to combat foreign spe
cies in Great Lakes
01/23 - Protection sought for Great Lakes
01/23 - Water Wars
01/21 - Invasive species action sought
01/21 - Barge carrying petroleum byproduct explodes on Chicago canal
01/21 - Chemical byproduct of Teflon contaminates water around DuPont plant
01/20 - Cormorant concerns top Lake Board agenda
01/20 - Electric barrier won't end threat of Asian carp
01/20 - New hearings possible on use of Great Lakes water
01/19 - DEQ dubs stricter water standards 'difficult'
01/19 - Remediation efforts may get White Lake off toxic list
01/19 - Minnesota still losing wetlands
01/18 - Loophole Plagues Invasive Species Program
01/18 - As Seaway pauses for winter, opening date debate continues
01/18 - EPA plans taconite plant emissions standards
01/13 - DNR says it will issue water discharge permit for power plant
01/13 - Official: Few replacement wetlands meet state standards
01/13 - Funds committed for protecting Great Lakes
01/12 - Officials worry electric fish barrier could be shock to boats
01/12 - New designation could lower pollution levels
01/12 - Expert warns of exotic species in lakes
01/11 - Feds need to enforce, not just promote, Great Lakes water protection
01/11 - Obama to serve on subcommittees on clean air and clean water
01/11 - Federal Government Promotes Strong Protection for Water...
01/10 - PAC to intervene in Tannery marina
01/10 - Agencies fish around for carp barrier funds
01/10 - Township sewage lagoon search expanded
01/06 - State plans voluntary conservation efforts
01/06 - Concordia raising funds to save shore
01/06 - Lighthouse Point EAW questioned
01/05 -
Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear power plant appeal
01/05 - How much trash is too much?
01/05 - IJC Responds on Aquatic Alien Invasive Species (AAIS)...
01/04 - GVSU pumps up waterway research
01/04 - Opinion: Run-off of county pipes is spoiling Bradford Beach
01/04 - MMSD will fund 6 projects to keep rain out of sewers
01/03 - Would serve casino: Sewage lagoon draws fire
01/03 - Invader species threaten to further shake lake's ecosystem
01/03 - Lake Michigan showing signs of ecological breakdown



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