Great Lakes News

Great Lakes project impacts

Mar 27, 2015 8:05:50 AM
New York Sea Grant has issued a series of impact statements for eight of its projects conducted in the Great Lakes region of New York in 2014. The projects primarily focused on work to support resilient communities and economies and healthy New York coastal ecosystems and habitats.

EPA to spend $4 million fighting toxic Lake Erie algae

Mar 27, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Just one day after the Ohio House of Representatives and Senate passed a bill aimed at keeping chemicals that feed algae out of Lake Erie, the US Environmental Protection agency is pledging millions of dollars to fight the blooms.

Ice boom removal delayed

Mar 27, 2015 8:05:50 AM
The removal of the ice boom in Lake Erie, designed to keep ice chunks from flowing down the Niagara River and damaging the intakes of the Niagara Power Project, will be delayed.

Ohio Senate raises glass to bill limiting fertilizer application

Mar 27, 2015 8:05:50 AM
In Ohio, the House and Senate voted to restrict application of manure and other fertilizers that contribute to toxic algae blooms, move away from open-lake dumping of dredged material, and step up monitoring at water-treatment plants.

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From the academy

Lake Michigan Water Trail Final Report and Maps

Development of the 450-mile Lake Michigan Water Trail inventory now complete; maps and reports available.

Series of Workshops Focus on Building Climate Planning Capacity in Great Lakes Region

Next workshop will be held in Green Bay, Wisconsin at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay on September 13, 2011.

New Great Lakes Seaway Trail Sustainable Byway Planning Webinars Preview in Niagara Falls September 16 (Press Release)

Great Lakes Seaway Trail will preview its new Seaway Trail Sustainable Byway Planning Webinars on Sept 16, 2011