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In the News Asian carp DNA found in Fox River Green Bay Press-Gazette (10/22) Wisconsin natural resources officials say they've identified a genetic sample indicating invasive Asian carp may have found their way into the Fox River in the Green Bay, Wis., area.
DEC continues lake sturgeon restocking effort Watertown Daily Times (10/22) The St. Regis river was one of several waterways in St. Lawrence and Franklin counties where the N.Y. Dept. of Environmental Conservation released lake sturgeon that had been shipped from Wisconsin.
Phoenix prepared for pricey fix to water problem Time Warner Cable News (10/22) After years of complaints about murky water, officials in Phoenix, N.Y., unanimously voted to contract out to another water source for drinking water. The village may end up getting its water from Lake Ontario.
Zoning appeal filed over Erie bayfront walkway Erie Times-News (10/22) A waterfront access advocate has filed a formal appeal with the Erie, Pa., zoning office, contending that 1,100 feet of new public walkway along the former GAF Materials Corp. property on Lake Erie does not comply with city zoning laws.
Michigan National Guard tests novel wind funnels Great Lakes Echo (10/22) The Michigan National Guard is spending $1.5 million on two new machines to generate electricity from wind funnels. Unlike traditional windmills, the systems capture and concentrate wind from all directions.
"New era" of marine shipping discussed Goderich Signal-Star (10/21) The future, present, and past of marine shipping on the Great Lakes was discussed at length at luncheon held in Goderich, Ont., last week.