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Coast Guard completes Great Lakes ice breaking
Fox 28 Elkhart (5/5)
Efforts to break up ice on the Great Lakes have wrapped up after more than four months.

Provision to add Great Lakes icebreaker to Coast Guard passes committee
Military.com (5/5)
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed the U.S. Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015 (H.R. 1987), which included a provision authorizing the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard to design and build a new icebreaker for its Great Lakes fleet.

Ohio, Michigan, other Great Lakes states could reap benefits from EPA rules
Toledo Blade (5/5)
Five of the 10 states most likely to benefit are in the Great Lakes region: Pennsylvania is first; Illinois is fourth, and New York is sixth.

Experts baffled by rare Great Lakes region earthquake
CBS 58 Milwaukee (5/4)
What caused the earthquake this weekend, and why did it happen now? Do experts have an answer? "The short answer is no, we do not," said Larry Ruff, a seismologist with the University of Michigan.

How a cement plant became a Lake Michigan community
Crain's Detroit Business (5/4)
When Clarkston-based developer David Johnson was planning the Village at Bay Harbor, he knew it was going to be big.

MMSD, Milwaukee council pressed to weigh in on Estabrook dam removal
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (5/4)
Removing the dam is the least costly option for taxpayers at an estimated price of $1.7 million, compared with $4.3 million for renovation with 20 years' worth of operating and maintenance cost.

Lake Michigan unlikely to ever return to its natural state, scientists say
DNAinfo (5/1)
Lake Michigan has been almost exclusively a man-made ecosystem for nearly a century, according to fisheries biologists.

DNR done with review of Waukesha's Lake Michigan request
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (5/1)
The DNR will publish in June a draft report on the plan's environmental impacts as well as draft documents summarizing state regulators' opinion of the application's compliance with the 2008 protection compact.

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