News Stories

Press Release: Reverse Effect: Renewing Chicago’s Waterway

Published: 2011-10-31
New book from renowned architect Jeanne Gang highlights creative solutions to water issues in collaboration with NRDC

NRC Associateship Opporunity

Published: 2011-10-31
NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory NRC Research Associateship Program Opportunities now posted

House Attempts to Limit Ballast Water Rules – Statewide

Published: 2011-10-31
House of Representatives to limit state authority over Coast Guard ballast water rules

Employment Opportunity at Wisconsin Sea Grant

Published: 2011-10-31
Wisconsin Sea Grant hiring in three positions

More Ups and Downs for Salmon in Great Lakes

Published: 2011-10-31
Charter fishing has declined by over 50 percent in past decade.

Press Release: Wisconsin Wetlands Association Hires Tracy Hames as Executive Director

Published: 2011-10-26
Wisconsin Wetlands announces Hames as new Executive Director.

Economic Impact Study Results Released

Published: 2011-10-20
Great Lakes-Seaway shipping supports 227,000 jobs

House Bill Undermines Progress on Great Lakes Invasive Species Protection

Published: 2011-10-17
Conservation groups are decrying a bill moving in the House of Representatives that would set back progress gained in stopping aquatic invasive species introductions into the Great Lakes from the ballast of commercial vessels.

Press Release: Great Lakes Commission renews call for federal ballast discharge standards and measures to control harmful algae blooms

Published: 2011-10-17
GLC unanimously adopted a resolution renewing its call for a federal policy for ballast discharge

Pharmaceutical compounds contaminate the Great Lakes

Published: 2011-10-17
Tracking pollution in the Great Lakes takes more than monitoring goo spilling out of factories or oil gushing from a pipeline.

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Love Lake Michigan

The Lake Michigan Forum has launched a public awareness campaign called Love Lake Michigan.

Call for Abstracts and Poster Presentations

The 8th biennial State of Lake Michigan and 13th annual Great Lakes Beach Association Conference are now accepting abstracts for consideration.

Great Lakes lawmakers consider statewide bans on pavement sealants

Legislators in at least three Great Lakes states are proposing statewide bans of certain pavement sealants that have killed aquatic animals and are considered a possible health risk to humans.

Office of the Great Lakes has released the 2012 Michigan Water Conservation and Efficiency Program Review

The Office of the Great Lakes has released the 2012 Michigan Water Conservation and Efficiency Program Review, which assesses Michigan’s progress in meeting its obligations under the Great Lakes–St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.

Focus Area 2 Aquatic Pathways Summary Report

Army Corps releases Focus Area 2 Aquatic Pathways Summary Report, solicits public comment