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July-December 2005 Articles

12/26 - Online forum dedicated to Great Lakes issues, arts
12/26 - Dropping lake levels raise concerns
12/26 -
So long, salties?
12/25 - Invasive problem wouldn't disappear with salties' departure
12/25 - Lakes study riles industry
12/25 - Attorney warns of dangers in water protection plan
12/24 - New Labels Help You Have Your Fish and Eat It, Too
12/24 - Editorial: Great Lakes deal holds water for us
12/24 - Ohio ruling favors groundwater rights
12/23 - More snow, less lake?
12/23 - Legislators aim to keep Great Lakes water safe
12/23 - Watershed Council hails recent Great Lakes initiatives; question funding commitment
12/18 - Great Lakes agreement may have sprung a leak
12/18 - At last, a good step to saving Great Lakes
12/15 - Great Lakes' healing mechanisms under attack
12/08 - Great Lakes near ecological breakdown: scientists
12/06 - Report: Don't kid yourself - toxins persist in the Great Lakes
12/01 - Waukesha discussing county water commission
12/01 - Overfishing is Emptying World's Rivers, Lakes, Experts Warn

12/01 - DEC Grants Available for Eradication of Aquatic Invasive Species

11/30 - Fisheries management plan will improve health of bay ecosystem
11/30 - Might oceangoing vessels leave Great Lakes?
11/30 - Unusual corrosion threatens harbor
11/29 -
Editorial:Don't carp about the cost
11/29 - Great Lakes plan hits fiscal snag
11/29 - Sea lamprey gets new status: Vermont native
11/28 - Editorial: Accord is great for Great Lakes
11/28 - Barrett: Water bills will help all
11/28 - Lake Superior hot spot cleaned up in Superior but future of funding in question
11/24 - Marine conservation area step closer to reality
11/24 - Agreement would ban Great Lakes diversions
11/24 - Deal to ban Great Lakes diversions flawed, say critics

11/23 - 'Black lagoon' features cleaner water, hope
11/23 - Canada and Ontario One Step Closer to Protecting The World's Largest Freshwater Lake
11/23 - Online forum to focus on Great Lakes issues
11/22 - Editorial: Great Lakes agreement would limit diversions
11/22 - DFLers push Lake Superior protection
11/22 - State Senator Hopes To Hold Back Invasive Species
11/21 - Quinte West - Medical Officer of Health talks about dioxins in humans
11/21 - Negotiators reach deal on Great Lakes
11/21 -
Compact to allow Waukesha County access to Lake Michigan water
11/17 - Great Lakes summit set for Dec. 13
11/17 - Plan to restore Great Lakes appears sunk
11/17 - EPA Completes Detroit River Clean-Up

11/16 -
DEC asks for help against invaders
11/16 - States to slash salmon stocking in Lake Michigan
11/16 - Lab Tests Find 60 Toxic Chemicals in Canadians' Blood
11/15 - Rare Great Lakes species mapped
11/15 -
Erie anglers wonder where the fish went
11/15 - Editorial: Great lakes cleanup starts with small steps
11/14 - Border-State pact lays claim on Great Lakes
11/14 - Turning tide on invasive species
11/14 - 'Free-market approach' to conservation is up for reauthorization
11/10 - Carp barrier federal funding is rejected
11/10 - Invasive fish species found in Lake Champlain
11/10 - Scientists: Minnesota weather to morph into Kansas—how fast is the question

11/09
- Gov. Doyle: Statement on Federal Failure to Fund Asian Carp Barrier
11/09 - Go with the FLOW: Great Lakes science curriculum available online
11/09 - Vehicle emissions rule approved
11/08 - 1.5 million targeted to repair harbor
11/08 - McDowell outlines legislation to protect Great Lakes
11/08 - Deal near on Lakes regulation
11/07 - Seaway is too vital to even think about closing
11/07 - Editorial: Asian carp ban will protect Great Lakes
11/07 - Firm fishes for commercial uses of nuisance carp
11/03 - Lake Superior's deep, dark secrets
11/03 - Beach problems detected earlier
11/03 - Lawmakers: Asian carp ban needed
11/02 - Lawmaker seeks lake protection
11/02 - Editorial: Restoration project can't co
unt on federal dollars
11/02 - Conference considers health of lake, bay
11/01 - Governor wants Asian carp out of Illinois waters
11/01 - Great Lakes Water Becomes Precious Commodity
11/01 - Residents: Water quality agreement needs to get tough
10/31 - Wanted: New Ideas for a Thirsty Planet
10/31 - Sea of studies fails to help Great Lakes
10/31 - Editorial: Lakes Invaders
10/27 - Sewer Overflows: A Dirty Story, But Someone's Gotta Cover It
10/27 - Bills aim to limit export of Great Lakes water
10/27 -
Congress ignores Great Lakes environment bill

10/26 - New restrictions likely as zebra mussels spread
10/26 - Porter to host congressional hearings in November
10/26 - State suing MMSD over dumping of waste
10/25 - Editorial: New invasive species bills have merit
10/25 - DNR confirms finding zebra mussels in Upper Mississippi River near Brainerd
10/25 - Zebra Mussels spread to Mississippi above Twin Cities
10/24 - Rare wetland raises restoration hopes
10/24 - Officials say sewer overflows not top culprit for water pollution
10/24 - Grant will help restore Grand River watershed
10/20 - Press Release: Government of Canada Responds to IJC’s Recommendations On Great Lakes Water Quality
10/20 - MUCC discusses tribes and other interesting issues
10/20 - Down on the fish farm

10/19 - Cases Before High Court Could Redefine Limits of Federal Power to Protect Public
10/19 - DNR eyes fish hatchery overhaul
10/19 - Beware Bush administration: Barlow
10/18 - Stephen Brick, Whitney Smith Named to Manage Joyce Foundation Environment...
10/18 - Activists target local legislator as 'swing vote'
10/18 - Lawmakers begin debate over use of state's resource
10/17 -
Editorial: Don't sweep away Great Lakes cleanup

10/17 - Editorial: President should take a stand for Great Lakes plan
10/17 -
Congress slow to stop Great Lakes ‘invaders’

10/14 - Editorial: Don't forget the lakes
10/14 - Great Lakes activists say Bush waffling on cleanup
10/14 -
Lyme grass maydisplace native plant,harm dune ecology
10/13 - Invasive species may increase with global warming

10/13 - Editorial: Restoring the Great Lakes
10/13 - Senate leadership urged to bring floor vote on water act
10/12 - Drilling in lakes a state decision
10/12 - Toxic chemical ban in Lake Superior could be extended to tributaries
10/12 - Bottled water exports OK under proposed compromise
10/11 - Royale treatment
10/11 - $20 billion for protection of Great Lakes evaporates
10/11 - Getting rid of garbage, wastewater to cost more
10/06 - Administration scales back plans to protect, restore Great Lakes
10/06 - Lake Michigan resource dead in the water?
10/06 -
Leaders gather to head off efforts to tap their water
10/05 - Scientists discover new way to control parasitic fish in Great Lakes
10/05 - Mercury Emissions
10/05 - States take on feds over environment
10/04 - Great Lakes states fight to ban Asian carp
10/04 - Editorial: Michigan right to share water judiciously
10/04 - Environmentalists enlist kids in the struggle
10/03 - Great Lakes center planned
10/03 - No ifs, ands or butts about it, these grade school kids...
10/03 - Editorial: Water, water everywhere?
09/29 - Coleman praises Great Lakes research plan
09/29 - Kirk study: lake mercury level high
09/29 - Lake Erie Drilling Proposal

09/28 - Virus strikes lake trout in Pa. hatchery
09/28 - Joint State of Lake Michigan, Great Lakes Beach Conferences
09/28 -
Protect the lake with a rake
09/27 -
Mercury debate taints building of Weston plant

09/27 - Concern raised about salmon stocking program in Lake Michigan
09/27 - Landowner ordered to fill canal on his beach
09/26 - Editorial: No drilling in Lake Erie
09/26 - Opinion: Wisconsin's nature deserves advocacy
09/26 - Report: US Army Corp of Engineers is Taking Aim at Wetlands
09/22 - IJC to hold 14 public meetings on future of Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement
09/22 - Michigan Supreme Court ruling doesn't settle argument over beach access
09/22 - Don't Eat That Fish!

09/21 - Utilities want bans on drilling elimi
nated
09/21 - Beach cleanup workers gather tons
09/21 - Dry weather may help water quality
09/20 - Institute puts students on front lines of science
09/20 - Successful Remediation of Thunder Bay Harbour Contaminated Sediment Site
09/20 - Report: Nearby coal-fired plants polluting Lake Michigan
09/19 - As Water Use Debate Heats Up, PIRGIM Exposes Costs of Michigan’s Water Free-For-All
09/19 - Report: Lake Michigan has more mercury than other Great Lakes
09/19 - Foundation Commits $7 Million to Promoting Climate-Friendly Coal Plants
09/15 - Senate GOP offers plan to regulate state groundwater
09/15 - Beach cleaning set Sat. at state parks
09/15 - Little Consensus on Mercury Recommendations
09/14 - Senate Republicans pledge to move groundwater plan this fall
09/14 - Lesson from New Orleans: We neglect marshes at our own risk
09/14 - USFWS 'Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!' Campaign's Sustainability Focus...
09/13 - GAO report notes state action on ballast water
09/13 - Editorial: Poisoned Lakes
09/13 - Supporters of Lakes cleanup urge voters to act
09/12 - Bottling water may get tougher
09/12 - Gov. Doyle: Proclaims September as Coastal Awareness Month in Wisconsin
09/12 - Proposed bills to help protect Great Lakes water
09/08 - Great Lakes gathering draws wave of support
09/08 - Great Lakes cleanup pushed
09/08 - Great Lakes restoration ideas discussed in Grand Rapids
09/07 - Volunteers to scour beaches for trash
09/07 - New Report Finds Michigan Power Plants Emit 2,464 Pounds of Mercury Annually
09/07 - Hog Island Inlet cleanup should expand habitat in harbor area
09/06 - Reopening Fox lock triggers debate on invasive species
09/06 - Corps of Engineers cuts Lake Superior outflow
09/06 - Lamprey surveys set on streams
09/05 - Lake-based wind tower raises hope, concern
09/05 - Invasive species take center stage at hearing
09/05 - Lake Superior begins its dip early
09/01 - At Lake Erie blessing ceremony, group honors its spirit and energy
09/01 - $20 billion cleanup plan needs citizen support
09/01 - Audit: Great Lakes protection falls short
08/31 - Statewide conservation agenda
08/31 - Residents offer views on future of Great Lakes
08/31 - Cast Off
08/30 - EPA Grant to Assist Study of Lake Ontario Contaminants
08/30 - Great Lakes green initiative´s potential is limited, GAO report says
08/30 - Construction work in Lake Erie wind tower completed
08/29 - EPA urged to improve Great Lakes water
08/29 - Superior lamprey numbers increase
08/29 - Collaboration Effort to Clean and Protect the Great Lakes
08/25 - The Great Lakes loophole

08/25 - High-tech buoy monitors weather in Michigan
08/25 - Attempts to dip into Lake Michigan water supply hit bottom

08/24 - Plan to restore Great Lakes backed
08/24 - Proposed water rules draw fire
08/24 - Conservationists dispute Waukesha water needs
08/23 - Editorial: Beware the water precedent
08/23 - Editorial: Endless' Great Lakes need states' protection
08/23 - Befouling of Chicago beaches doubted
08/22 - No one said it would be cheap
08/22 - E. coli closes beach for swimming
08/22 - Environmental Project Research center extends study of region's air, fish
08/18 - Global warming brings earlier thaw to Great Lakes
08/18 - Great Lakes water demand rises
08/18 - Keeping the Great Lakes clean
08/17 - Great Lakes water accord input sought
08/17 - New water-use plan gets Duluth hearing
08/17 - Silt clogging more than just shipping channels
08/16 - Editorial: Mercury: Michigan is right to join lawsuit opposing EPA regs
08/16 - If Waukesha gets water, will Las Vegas be next?
08/16 -
Killer currents
08/15 - Water access causing fights
08/15 - Relentless growth transforms Lakes
08/15 - Foreign species crowd out local fish
08/11 - Tony Martin to Feds: "Protect Our Lakes!"
08/11 - First goby 'classic' produces almost 5,000 exotic predators
08/11 - In hot(ter) wate
r
08/10 - The littoral truth on beach walking
08/10 - Sea Grant gets renewed support
08/10 - Beach property debate heating up
08/09 - Make sure you canhandle large pet fish
08/09 - Volunteers sought for annual Huron River Clean Up project
08/09 - Saving the Great Lakes
08/08 - Ban on Great Lakes drilling made permanent
08/08 - Beach closings baffle experts; 15-month study to be launched
08/08 - Tall ship brings lessons about Great Lakes
08/04 - Ruling ‘open to interpretation’
08/04 - Rise in lamprey numbers ignites counterattack
08/04 - Public input sought in meeting on water diversion issue
08/03 - Editorial: Keep beaches accessible
08/03 - The piping plover population is on the rise
08/03 - Something in the Water
08/02 - Congress Finally Formulates Compromise Energy Bill
08/02 - Agencies to join forces to stop invasive species
08/02 - Report details threat from invasive species
08/01 - Battle is on for Great Lakes
08/01 - Researchers hope to unravel Lake Erie's 'dead zone' mystery
08/01 - Lake Ontario's water levels - too low, too high, just right?
07/26 - Luxury cruise ships sail the Great Lakes
07/26 - Measure to ban Great Lakes drilling included in Energy bill
07/26 - Authorities Warn Swimmers Of Dangerous Currents On Great Lakes
07/25 - Granholm talks water protection, invasive species fight in Japan
07/25 - Hearing set for Great Lakes cleanup plan
07/25 - Offshore tower to measure wind power
07/24 - Keep Great Lakes water in the Great Lakes
07/24 - Bird droppings threaten perch population
07/24 - Mississippi Waste: Billions spent on locks would sink other needs
07/23 - Stupak, Rogers continue disagreement over Great Lakes policy
07/23 - Groundwater gets its day
07/23 - This Beach Tale is a Real Mystery
07/21 - More communities considering water conservation
07/21 - Latest Great Lakes Plan Unveiled
07/21 - Penn State Erie creates consortium on environmental research

07/20 - Power plants concerned by warmer waters
07/20 - Elevated E. coli readings prompt closing today...
07/20 - Editorial: A little Great Lakes unity
07/19 - Bill could limit state rules on exotic species
07/19 - Studies depict beaches littered with pathogens
07/19 - Federal Government Turns Over Pollution Policy to Polluters
07/18 - Ontario First Nations Seek Seats at Great Lakes Water Table
07/18 - Time to implement Lakes cleanup
07/18 - Toxic troubles tarnish posh Bay Harbor area
07/14 - Council gets petition for referendum on Point zoning
07/14 - Press Release: Our Water, Our Future
07/14 - E. coli surge shuts 6 S. Side beaches

07/13 - Sea lampreys causing havoc on fishery
07/13 - Beach sand may harbor E. coli
07/13 - EPA lauds county for environmental work
07/12 - Great cleanup plan for Great Lakes
07/12 - Water diversions hot topic: Lakes agreement loopholes to be plugged
07/12 - Once-wet Waukesha now thirsting for water
07/11 - Great Lakes cleanup merits state's support
07/11 - Agencies Propose Great Lakes Cleanup Plan
07/11 - Great Lakes states circle the wagons on fresh water
07/06 - Multi-Billion-Dollar Great Lakes Plan to be Released
07/06 - Great Lakes Regional Collaboration Strategy to be Released July 7 in Minnesota
07/06 - Some shorely needed ways to keep beaches open
07/05 - Water rights prove complex global topic
07/05 - Wetland made into preserve
07/05 - Great Lakes Reach Mysterious Temperature High
07/04 - Blame those gull-darn birds, not Milwaukee, for beach closings
07/04 - Ever-changing water restrictions continue
07/04 - Jumping carp infest some Iowa waterways
07/03 - Zebra mussels pose danger to swimmers
07/03 - The Future of the Great Lakes
07/03 - Great Lakes future subject of August forum



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