As Asian carp migrate north, concerns spreads from Ohio lakes to rivers WKSU Public Radio (1/23) Senators Sherrod Brown(D) and Pat Toomey (R) are introducing a bill that would designate the US Fish and Wildlife Service as the lead agency in slowing the spread of the invasive carp, and would share information and technology among other agencies – and with Congress.
EPA recommends Presque Isle Bay be removed from watch list Erie Times-News (1/11) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has asked that Presque Isle Bay be taken off an Areas of Concern list. The EPA, in a letter dated Jan. 8, agreed with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, which said in mid-December that it was time for the bay to be delisted.
Pennsylvania Government A starting point to guide you to the many resources available from Pennsylvania's state agencies, departments and other governmental branches.
Pennsylvania Governor Profile Council of Great Lakes Governors Includes biography, inaugural address, State of the State address and related links.
Pennsylvania Sea Grant Established in March 1998, the Great Lakes' newest Sea Grant Program seeks to increase public awareness of coastal issues (environmental and economic) through extension, communication, education, and applied research activities, thereby improving the overall environmental and economic "health" of Pennsylvania's coastal regions.
Economy Pennsylvania Economic Profile Northeast-Midwest Institute The Northeast-Midwest Institute provides a variety of economic data about the state, including unemployment rate, per-capita income, gross state product, exports, government spending and demographics.
Port Erie Hightlights Erie, Pennsylvania's Bayfront District and the services of the Erie-Western PA Port Authority.
Upper Susquehanna and Lackawanna Rivers (PA) American Heritage Rivers The American Heritage Rivers Initiative, established by an Executive Order in September 1997, is a program to help communities restore and revitalize waters and waterfronts.
Water Resources Education Network League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania WREN is a collaboration among organizations and public officials working for the protection and management of Pennsylvania's water resources through education and informed policy making.
Tourism The Great Lakes Circle Tour Ride along on the 6,500-mile Great Lakes Circle Tour: a scenic, international road system connecting the five Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River! For new visitors to the region, this online travel guide offers informational maps, road routes and estimated mileages, and links to major cities, camping and recreation areas, and natural attractions.