Great Lakes News

White Lake rising: Toxic hot spot, Temple of Doom, delisting -- what's this stuff mean?

Sep 2, 2014 8:05:50 AM
Certain baffling terms get used a lot in discussions about the delisting of Muskegon County's White Lake as a Great Lakes Area of Concern - like "delisting" and "Great Lakes Areas of Concern."

New York silent on Lake Ontario water level plan

Sep 2, 2014 8:05:50 AM
State environmental officials, who previously had been forceful advocates for similar regulation schemes, have not yet taken a position on this one, which was advanced in June after 14 years of study and debate.

NASA reports International Space Station to monitor Lake Erie algae growth problem

Sep 2, 2014 8:05:50 AM
The Space Station's Hyperspectral Imager for the Coastal Ocean (HICO), mounted to the exterior of the orbiting laboratory, provides a way for researchers to see 90 wavelengths of light not visible to the human eye.

Lake Michigan ferry fight rages in Washington

Sep 2, 2014 8:05:50 AM
The battle has involved an alphabet soup of federal agencies from the EPA to the DOT, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle -- and the lake -- and a federal lobbying tab nearing $1 million. So far.

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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