Great Lakes Environmental Directory Great Lakes Great Lakes environment Great Lakes grants exotic species water pollution water export drilling environment Great Lakes pollution Superior Michigan Huron Erie Ontario ecology Great Lakes issues wetlands Great Lakes wetlands Great Lakes Great Lakes environment Great Lakes watershed water quality exotic species Great Lakes grants water pollution water export oil gas drilling environment environmental Great Lakes pollution Lake Superior Lake Michigan Lake Huron Lake Erie Lake Ontario Great Lakes ecology Great Lakes issues Great Lakes wetlands Great Lakes Resources Great Lakes activist Great Lakes environmental organizations Great Lakes Aquatic Habitat air pollution alien species threatened rare endangered species ecological Great Lakes information Success Stories Great Lakes Directory Home/News Great Lakes Calendar Great Lakes jobs/volunteering Search Great Lakes Organizations Take Action! Contact Us Resources/Links Great Lakes Issues Great Lakes News Article About Us Networking Services

January - June 2009

June 10, 2009 - Initiative focusing on Great Lakes moving forward
June 10, 2009 - Wind turbines could be on Great Lakes in 3 years
June 10, 2009 - Official vows to fight Lake Huron pipeline
June 9, 2009 - The Battle to Keep Asian Carp Out of the Great Lakes
June 9, 2009 - Archeological Evidence Of Human Activity Found
June 8, 2009 - Bacteria lurk as swimmers hit Lake Erie beaches
June 8, 2009 - Cheboygan County threatens lawsuit to stop Genesee County water pipeline
June 7, 2009 - Many surprised by coal ash dumping

June 5, 2009 - Waukesha asked not to apply for lake water until rules in place

June 4, 2009 - Congressional leaders call for BP investigation

June 4, 2009 - Obama appoints Cameron Davis as Great Lakes czar
June 3, 2009 - New York's Right to Strictly Regulate Ballast Water Validated
June 2, 2009 - EPA: Ludington carferry must stop dumping slurry
June 1, 2009 - A river ... runs through it
May 31, 2009 - We put in lakes what we take out
May 31, 2009 - Judging zebras' stripes
May 31, 2009 - Waukesha prepares reply to queries on Lake Michigan water plan
May 31, 2009 - River report clogs scrutiny
May 30, 2009 - Stopping foreign invaders at sea
May 28, 2009 - EPA announces almost $279 million in Recovery Act funds
May 28, 2009 - Genesee County wants to tap into Lake Huron

May 27, 2009 - Oilsands companies must report contents of waste ponds
May 26, 2009 - Great Lakes research, laws are shifting focus
May 25, 2009 - NY stewards try to stop spread of invasive species
May 25, 2009 - Fish on drugs

May 25, 2009 - New wastewater technology could help clean up lakes
May 24, 2009 - Erb Family Foundation nurtures culture, safe water

May 24, 2009 - Can water privatization keep Milwaukee's budget afloat?

May 23, 2009 - Troubled Water
May 20, 2009 - Great Lakes Day helps students appreciate nature
May 20, 2009 - Great Lakes water-level study to be presented: Communities
May 19, 2009 - Compact fees worry public utilities
May 18, 2009 - Meeting on lakes spotlights UT's gains
May 18, 2009 - THE WIND AT THEIR BACK
S
May 18, 2009 - Conservation rising
May 18, 2009 - Beach clean-up events highly successful
May 14, 2009 - Minnesota group to challenge Lake Superior ballast water rules
May 12, 2009 - A dramatic journey through the Great Lakes
May 12, 2009 - Michigan’s crucial wetlands oversight
May 12, 2009 - Group extends remarks period for lake study

May 11, 2009 - Michigan wetlands at risk in budget crisis; Granholm seeks to shift oversight to feds, saving $2M
May 11, 2009
- Upgraded status sought in Ohio for once-dead river

May 10, 200
9 - Ill winds blow no good to Great Lakes, experts say
May 7, 2009 - Obama's new budget documents reveal few details on his Great Lakes plans
May 7, 2009 - EPA Pumps Budget $$ into Water Infrastructure, Great Lakes
May 5, 2009 - New Partners to Engage Public on Lawn Care near Great Lakes
May 4, 2009 - Utility sees support for shift to lake water; Waukesha official cites tests on aquifer
May 1, 2009 - Tribe to begin removing barrels from Lake Superior near Duluth
May 1, 2009 - Study: Upper Great Lakes not losing extra water
April 30, 2009 - Port of Green Bay going ahead with dredging projects
April 28, 2009 - Environmental Groups Applaud NYS Senate for Urging Congress to Approve $475 Million for Great Lakes
April 28, 2009 - Army Corps shocks shipping industry by rejecting lock project
April 27, 2009 - Great Lakes sinkholes a window to ancient life
April 27, 2009 - Sea lamprey control planned for local rivers, creeks
April 26, 2009 - Rain gardens a great way to conserve water
April 22, 2009 - U.S. to clear way for offshore wind farms
April 22, 2009 - Spinning the bottle: the war over packaged water
April 22, 2009 - New invasive mussels thrive in Lake Erie
April 20, 2009 - Congressional Debate Determines Future of Michigan's Waterways
April 21, 2009 - Environment commissioner laments lack of federal water strategy
April 17, 2009 - US awards Michigan $236 million for water projects
April 16, 2009 - Cap-and-Trade for Water: A Bad Idea for People and the Planet
April 16, 2009 - PCBs from Mass. Superfund site to be shipped to Michigan
April 15, 2009 - Teaching to appreciate our environment
April 14, 2009 - Federal Welland is test case for ballast treatment
April 14, 2009 - Wisconsin’s ballast regulations panned
April 14, 2009 - Dive Into The Five Great Lakes With Google Earth
April 14, 2009 - Duluth City Council approves agreement to end sewer overflows

April 13, 2009 - Voracious goby extends its range to deeper water, threatening Great Lakes, scientists say
April 12, 2009 - Brauer's field guide inventories Winnebago fish
April 12, 2009 - Cuyahoga River fire galvanized clean water and the environment as a public issue
April 12, 2009 - Save water by using less on your landscape
April 10, 2009
- Zebra mussels may have spread to Prior Lake
April 10, 2009 - Carp barrier must work BETTER than advertised
April 10, 2009 - Little coal and no ore shipped out of the Twin Ports in March
April 9, 2009 - Great Lakes Compact gets first test
April 9, 2009 - VHS disease expanding in Lake Michigan

April 8, 2009 - Researchers: Saginaw Bay's algae problems could get worse before improving
April 8, 2009 - Study: Lake less dangerous than believed
April 8, 2009 - Report to detail river's impact
April 7, 2009
- Army Corps will start new barrier
April 7, 2009 - Port officials oppose change to ballast water rules. DNR proposes more stringent permits for ships

April 6, 2009 - Michigan Poised to Surrender Wetlands Control to Feds
April 6, 2009 - Climate change in Lake Superior ice.
April 6, 2009 - Senator introduces Clean Water Restoration Act
April 6, 2009 - Federal act to protect Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore along Lake Superior, other public lands creates buzz
April 5, 2009 - Soo Lock on inside track for funding
April 5, 2009 - Backers launch Lake St. Clair tourism promotion

April 4, 2009 - A native grandmother's epic walk for the water
April 3, 2009
- Eckert: Red shrimp is latest Great Lakes trouble

April 2, 2009
- Senator Feingold introduces bill that would restore protections to Wisconsin waters

April 2, 2009 - Projects to protect Lake Superior get grants
Coastal grants funded by NOAA help support recreation and conservation on the shores and tributaries of Lake Superior
April 1, 2009 - NOAA Finds Flame Retardants Widespread in U.S. Coastal Ecosystems
April 1, 2009 - St. Lawrence Seaway's anniversary marred by invasive species
April 1, 2009 - Give the Great Lakes their share of reinvestment
April 1, 2009- Retain lakes funding
March 30, 2009 - EPA proposes cuts in air pollution from foreign ships

March 30, 2009 - New Berlin water plan doubted
March 30, 2009 - Most Great Lakes show higher water levels in March
March 30, 2009 - Great Lakes Compact Receives Highest Score in Recent Report
March 30, 2009 - Invasive species grow to 188 in Great Lakes
March 28, 2009 - Recession dries up traffic in Port of Milwaukee
March 28, 2009 - Groups air concerns over Lake Michigan water plan
March 27, 2009 - Barrier to keep Asian carp out of Great Lakes almost complete

March 27, 2009 - Many species of feathered friends spotted
March 27, 2009 - DNR budget long on enforcement, short on services
March 26, 2009 - Drugs in fish: Pharmaceuticals found in fish caught near North Side sewage treatment plant in Chicago area
March 26, 2009 - Heavy snows boost Great Lakes water levels

March 26, 2009 - Soo Locks open to empty waterways
March 25, 2009 - New data buoy could be located at mouth of Little Traverse Bay
March 24, 2009 - Scientists: Less ice on Great Lakes during winter
March 23, 2009 - Fish safer to eat
March 23, 2009
- Great Lakes ice cover shows climate change's existence -- and its complexity
March 23, 2009 - Dredging up earmarks
March 22, 2009 - Impact study sought on Tosa creek MMSD
March 20, 2009 - Study: Shipping goods on Great Lakes still the best way

March 19, 2009 - Watch for Great Lakes invaders moving inland, group told

March 19, 2009 - House Approves Funding for Clean Water Infrastructure Upgrades
March 18, 2009 - Security for wetlands

March 17, 2009 - Updated 3/17: Experts concerned over drops in Lake Michigan water level
March 17, 2009 - Council seeks IMO standard for ballast water permits
March 17, 2009 - Green power: Harvesting Great Lakes wind and water, Michigan's power plants venture into renewable energy
March 17, 2009 - Scientists concerned about Great Lakes levels
March 17, 2009 - Officials push to ban phosphorus in detergents

March 16, 2009 - Milwaukee business leaders hail Doyle's proposed UWM investments
March 16, 2009 - Judge rejects fish-virus lawsuit
March 16, 2009 - More ships have ballast tanks inspected
March 16, 2009 - Doyle proposes tougher controls on Great Lakes water quality
March 12, 2009 - Huge water bill passes house
March 11, 2009 - Fermi 3 opposition takes legal action to block new nuclear reactor
March 10, 2009 - Conflicting ballast rules confuse Great Lakes shipping agents
March 10, 2009 - EPA Strengthens Agenda March 2009
March 09, 2009 - Federal oversight needed for Great Lakes
March 09, 2009 - Watershed group looks to remove some dams
March 07, 2009 - Floating some big ideas Group envisions infrastructure for water technology, research hub
March 06, 2009 - Great Lakes Water Compact advisory committee begins writing rules on industrial use

March 05, 2009 - House panel approves nearly $15B for sewers, Great Lakes
March 05, 2009 - UMD’s Large Lakes Observatory receives environmental grant
March 05, 2009 - Great Lakes: The Next Great Offshore Wind Power Source
March 02, 2009
- FirstEnergy under fire for Lake Erie fish kills
March 02, 2009 - Quagga mussels are clogging Hoover Dam, colonizing lakes and rivers
March 02, 2009 - Great Lakes water levels headed up for summer, experts predict

March 01, 2009 - Patchwork ballast rules emerging to battle invaders

Feb. 26, 2009 - Great Lakes Sinkholes Harbour Exotic Ecosystems
Feb. 26, 2009 - Obama proposes $475M for Great Lakes restoration
Feb. 26, 2009 - Maritime Museum captures history of all things nautical on Great Lakes
Feb. 16, 2009 - US and France battle for rights over shipwreck found in Lake Michigan.
Feb. 14, 2009 - Dam Yankees: Heading North, Buckets in Hand
Feb. 13, 2009 - Global Shipping Industry Makes World Flat — Biologically
Feb. 12, 2009 - Great Lakes not enough to quench water shortage: Report
Feb. 12, 2009 - Groups want environment on plate when Obama visits Canada
Dec. 31, 2008 - Rain, snow clouds have a silver lining Wells, Great Lakes are filling up
Dec. 31, 2008 - Granholm expected to sign phosphorus limits law
Dec. 29, 2008 - Great Lakes water levels rise up
Dec. 26, 2008 - Superior refinery expansion at center of Great Lakes debate

Dec. 19, 2008 - NYS to Adopt Tough New Policies to Stop Devastating Aquatic Invasive Species Introductions
Dec. 19, 2008 - Why buy water?
Dec. 18, 2008 - Great Lakes and mighty Mississippi: breaking up not so hard to do
Dec. 17, 2008 - Coast Guard OKs barrier to keep Asian carp from Great Lakes
Dec. 16, 2008 - Controversy over cormorant cull about to re-ignite
Dec. 16, 2008 - Wisconsin retreats on ballast treatment, for now
Dec. 10, 2008 - Festival puts focus on Great Lakes

Dec. 09, 2008 - Great Lakes surfers pay no mind to frigid temps
Dec. 08, 2008 - Great Lakes Compact Takes Effect
Dec. 08, 2008 - Half a billion dollar project could be largest on Great Lakes in a generation
Dec. 04, 2008 - Critics call for alternatives to spreading of sewage sludge
Dec. 04, 2008 - City, UWS contemplate waterfront research center
Dec. 04, 2008 - Producers proactive in medication disposal
Dec. 03, 2008 - Tar Sands Oil Development Could Claim More Than 160 Million Boreal Birds
Dec. 03, 2008 - Algae blooms cost billions in damages
Dec. 02, 2008 - Canaries in the oilsands mine - New report warns of oilsands devastation to migratory birds
Dec. 02, 2008 - 100,000 Gallon Plus Water Users Should Register with State


Great Lakes environmental information

Return to Great Lakes Directory Home/ Site Map