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October 2013
EDITORIAL: Feds have failed to take steps to halt carp
Traverse City Record-Eagle (10/31)

Enbridge access to River Oaks County Park to be considered by Kalamazoo County Board
MLive (10/31)

Funding secured for habitat restoration study on Stony, Celeron
The News-Herald (10/31)

Great Lakes' oldest freighter likely to be transformed into barge
CBS Chicago (10/31)

Lindenhurst on track for Lake Michigan water
Daily Herald (10/31)

Maid of the Mist lifted into its newly built US dry dock on Thursday
Niagara Gazette (10/31)

S. Side residents sue, say oil refinery waste blankets homes
Chicago Sun-Times (10/31)

Wauconda still hoping to join water group
Daily Herald (10/31)

Asian carp breeding near Great Lakes is bad news for Indiana
Indiana Public Media (10/30)

Four Michigan US House members warn of danger from planned storage of nuke waste near Lake Huron
The Associated Press (10/30)

Lake Erie monitoring device retired for winter
Monroe News (10/30)

Lake Ontario explorers find steamship Roberval that sank 97 years ago near Oswego
The Associated Press (10/30)

Long-sought shipwreck of the Roberval, a sunken Canadian steamer, found in Lake Ontario
The Associated Press (10/30)

Progress on water pipeline, treatment plant celebrated
Exeter Times-Advocate (10/30)

Senator targets Isle Royale as among the most 'wasteful' US expenses
Lansing State Journal (10/30)

Stepping out for the St. Clair River
The Times-Herald (10/30)

Sutton says Cleveland port deal could be key in opening up the seaway
WKSU 89.7 (10/30)

Unearthing the scary stories locked beneath the waters of Lake Michigan
TMJ Milwaukee (10/30)

Waterways bill should help local harbors
Huron Daily Tribune (10/30)

Detroit River ecosystem a concern from both sides of the border
Our Windsor (10/29)

Great Lakes mayors seek action on 'microplastics'
The Detroit News (10/29)

Great Lakes museum on track
The Toledo Blade (10/29)

Invasive earthworms harming Great Lakes forests
Fox News (10/29)

Major water upgrade means higher rates in Mokena, elsewhere
Chicago Tribune (10/29)

Port of Cleveland plans Great Lakes-Europe container service
The Journal of Commerce (10/29)

Some locals concerned about new contents in old pipeline
Seaway News (10/29)

Waterways bill should help local harbors
Huron Daily Tribune (10/29)

A great change for the Great Lakes
The Herald-Palladium (10/28)

Asian carp breed in Great Lakes, threaten fishing
USA Today (10/28)

Chemicals in the Great Lakes
The Star (10/28)

COMMENTARY: From the Daily: What the frack?
The Michigan Daily (10/28)

East Coast, Great Lakes harbors may get more fed funds
The Journal News (10/28)

Historic designation for canals a step closer
Niagara This Week (10/28)

Nuclear agency aims to ease safety fears over waste site near Lake Huron
The Globe and Mail (10/28)

Spawning a sturgeon revival: Volunteers raise sturgeon released into Lake Michigan in effort to re-establish species
The Country Today (10/28)

Toothsome Great Lakes wonders
Petosky News (10/28)

Carp, lake levels at top of summit
Traverse City Record-Eagle (10/27)

COMMENTARY: Nature Watch: Purchase of Stella Niagara Preserve will protect river ecosystem
The Buffalo News (10/27)

Lake Erie perch rules change to West
The Buffalo News (10/27)

Looking for birds in the wetlands
The Bulletin (10/27)

Proposed nuclear dump near Lake Huron pushes fears to surface
Detroit Free Press (10/27)

Scientists descending on Southwestern Ontario to get better grip on most vulnerable of Great Lakes
The London Free Press (10/27)

It's full steam ahead for SS Badger
The Detroit News (10/26)

Lake perch project could benefit fish fries
Twin Cities (10/26)

Million-dollar Lake Michigan waterfront home development tentatively approved in Saugatuck
MLive (10/26)

Radio Tower Bay cleanup gets more money
Duluth News Tribune (10/25)

Sea Grant develops Great Lakes teaching tools
The Associated Press (10/25)

Sounding the alarm over belugas’ decline
The Montreal Gazette (10/25)

Southeast side residents fuming over pet coke ash
WBEZ (10/25)

Waukesha sets 4 public meetings on bid for Lake Michigan water
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/25)

Annie Taylor was first to survive Niagara plunge
The Tennessean (10/24)

As pipeline concerns mount, focus returns to the Great Lakes
Midwest Energy News (10/24)

Bucking conservative groups, House passes $8.2 billion water projects bill, first since 2007
Washngton Post (10/24)

City moves ahead with port project
Cheboygan News (10/24)

COMMENTARY: Great fish, Great Lakes: celebrating National Seafood Month
The Huffington Post (10/24)

EDITORIAL: Save taxpayers from more boondoggles
Wisconsin State Journal (10/24)

Great Lakes coal shipments down
Northland's News Center (10/24)

More trails, more water access recommended in public lands report
Great Lakes Echo (10/24)

Saginaw Bay in focus: Dioxin cleanup set for 2014 in Tittabawassee River
MLive (10/24)

Tracking Asian carp by what they leave behind
Michigan Radio (10/24)

COMMENTARY: Petcoke piles: We should all stand up for Chicago's Southeast side
The Huffington Post (10/23)

Feds to spend nearly $16M on Great Lakes habitat
WLNS-TV - Lansing, MI (10/23)

Fishing captains’ nerves rattled by Lake Michigan salmon catch
Bridge Michigan (10/23)

Great Lakes state playing catch-up in effort to build water-based economy
Bridge (10/23)

Maid of the Mist ends an enduring run in Canada today
The Buffalo News (10/23)

Nature area restoration a winner
The Macomb Daily (10/23)

New range for roaming fish
The Brockville Recorder (10/23)

Saginaw Bay in focus: More than $1 million spent to test Michigan beaches in past decade
MLive (10/23)

Stop The Drop surpasses 20,000 member goal
Cottage Country (10/23)

County officials warn residents about invasive zebra mussels
The Badger Herald (10/22)

Great Lakes ice shouldn't stop wind turbines but will increase costs, engineering professor says
MLive (10/22)

Lake Michigan - Huron water level is higher than last year
MLive (10/22)

Michigan's new tourist attraction? Like them or not, wind turbines
Lansing State Journal (10/22)

New gates installed at Coon Rapids Dam to stop Asian carp
Star Tribune (10/22)

Port of Cleveland to offer first scheduled cargo service between Great Lakes and Europe
The Plain Dealer (10/22)

U.S. Senators Carl Levin, Debbie Stabenow call for intervention with proposed Canadian nuclear waste site
MLive (10/22)

Up or down? Which way are Great Lakes water levels headed?
MLive (10/22)

Wisconsin DNR to hold hearing on Lake Superior nets
WMTV - Madison, WI (10/22)

A fresh start: Course teaches new farmers in Lake Superior region how to sustainably grow their business
The Country Today (10/21)

COMMENTARY: Danger for the Great Lakes
The Michigan Daily (10/21)

Gulf of St. Lawrence oil drilling concerns coalition
CBC News (10/21)

Latest phase of $18M site is under way - Ground broken for warehouse at Ironville Dock in East Toledo
The Blade (10/21)

Michigan senators seek Kerry's intervention in Canadian nuclear waste storage site
The Detroit News (10/21)

Network of marina operators in Great Lakes region formed to promote clean-water practices
The Republic (10/21)

Port at highest pace since Great Recession began
Northwest Times (10/21)

St. Lawrence Seaway number update
ABC News (10/21)

Waterspout spotting record shattered
St. Catharines Standard (10/21)

10,000 young sturgeon to be stocked in St. Lawrence River at Ogdensburg and in tributaries
North Country Now (10/20)

Astronaut tweets beautiful photo of Michigan, Great Lakes from space
MLive (10/20)

At stake on Isle Royale: silence of the wolves
Lansing State Journal (10/20)

Construction begins on Lake Superior-Lutsen Mountains pipeline
Minnesota Public Radio (10/20)

EDITORIAL: A Wisconsin city poses big questions for Great Lakes states
The Holland Sentinal (10/20)

Wind turbines new Mich. tourist attraction
Livingston County Daily Press (10/20)

$150 million for clean water initiative
Lakeshore Advance (10/18)

BP oil refinery waste piles up on southeast side
Chicago Tribune (10/18)

COMMENTARY: Great Lakes leaders: Choose good policy over convenient math and exaggerated rhetoric
Great Lakes Echo (10/18)

Great Lakes threatened by microplastics
CBC News (10/18)

Honoring 6 Coast Guardsmen lost on Lake Erie in 1913 ‘White Hurricane’
The Buffalo News (10/18)

Killer virus no longer killing Great Lakes fish
Superior Telegram (10/18)

Artificial wetland in Ohio filters runoff, fights algae
Great Lakes Echo (10/17)

Conference focuses on Great Lakes water levels
The Associated Press (10/17)

Great Lakes ice and wind turbine towers research the focus of U-M professor's talk
MLive (10/17)

IDNR wants input on Lake Michigan plan
Daily Herald (10/17)

Lake Michigan luxury homes on site of former Saugatuck church camp face opposition
MLive (10/17)

Little things, big problems: spiny water flea
Great Lakes Echo (10/17)

Millions of migrating songbirds arrive at Lake Erie shoreline woodlands, marshes and grasslands: Aerial View
The Plain Dealer (10/17)

UB researchers are taking the Internet underwater
UB Reporter (10/17)

Annual fish survey key to deciding how many walleye can be taken from Lake Erie
The News-Messenger (10/16)

Five individuals recognized as conservation champions
Windsorite (10/16)

Great Lakes natural resources are focus of Muskegon public forum
MLive (10/16)

Lake Huron water levels near average for beginning of decline
The Manitoulin Expositor (10/16)

Lake Michigan continues to be the most deadly of the Great Lakes
MLive (10/16)

Lake Michigan shipwreck now an Indiana nature preserve
Northwest Times (10/16)

With Great Lakes stuck at historic lows, talk turns to adapting
Crain's Detroit Business (10/16)

Yacht club soil heading to Samuel Myers Park
The Journal Times (10/16)

Algae blooms on Lake Erie getting 'difficult to control"
CBC News (10/15)

Cleaning up a toxic river
Great Lakes Echo (10/15)

Climate change causing Lake Superior to warm "faster than any lake on the planet"
International Business Times (10/15)

Climate change is making Lake Superior a fishing haven, for the moment
Public Radio International (10/15)

How do you safely store 40 years on radioactive waste
The Toronto Star (10/15)

Lake Zurich trustees discuss tapping Lake Michigan water allocation
Chicago Sun-Times (10/15)

Netting a snapshot of the St. Lawrence River fishery
North Country Public Radio (10/15)

Steel production rises by 16,000 tons in Great Lakes states
The Northwest Indiana Times (10/15)

COMMENTARY: Erie's plight close enough for us to care
The London Free Press (10/14)

COMMENTARY: Great Lakes storm entrains Hazel: October 14, 1954
Upper Michigan Source (10/14)

Lake Metroparks gets grant for observation tower at Lake Erie Bluffs
The News-Herald (10/14)

New Waukesha lake diversion documents tout benefits to Great Lakes
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/14)

Ohio seeks limits on phosphorous in streams
The Columbus Dispatch (10/14)

Spills revive U.S.-Canada waterway concerns
The Detroit News (10/14)

U.S. officials want Ontario Power Generation to clarify plan for nuclear waste
The News-Herald (10/14)

Warmer waters fuel toxic algal blooms in the Great Lakes
North County Public Radio (10/14)

Yacht club seeks grant to spruce up waterfront
Niagara Gazette (10/14)

Cleaner, greener Cuyahoga River has a new problem: popularity
The Plain Dealer (10/13)

Illinois Coastal Management grants to benefit local environment projects
WFLD-TV - Chicago, IL (10/13)

Illinois Gov. announces $730K for work along Lake Michigan
ABC News (10/13)

Lake Erie algae a threat to Ohio drinking water
USA Today (10/13)

Visitors ignore Michigan dunes' closed sign
Lansing State Journal (10/13)

Cayuga Lake lake sturgeon stocking gives the threatened species a boost
The Syracuse Post-Standard (10/11)

Even water rich Great Lakes residents must adapt to climate change
Great Lakes Echo (10/11)

How to beat the sea lamprey with its own pheromones, bile salts
The Christian Science Monitor (10/11)

Huron County wind turbines will double in number
Huron Daily Tribune (10/11)

Judge OKs deal over Lake Michigan car ferry coal ash dumping
Crain's Detroit Business (10/11)

Plan for former Jeep site launched
The Toledo Blade (10/11)

Science, hubris and Ontario’s planned Lake Huron nuclear waste dump: Walkom
Toronto Star (10/11)

Asian carp expert says the invaders can be beaten
MinnPost (10/10)

Commission: Great Lakes lamprey declining
Michigan Outdoor News (10/10)

Concerns raised about changing Wallaceburg's water source
The Sarnia Observer (10/10)

Dredging, repairing project to be county-led partnership
The Journal Times (10/10)

Lake Erie is home to freshwater jellyfish
Sandusky Register (10/10)

Macomb County resident films documentary about efforts to save Lake St. Clair lighthouses
Advisor & Source newspapers (10/10)

Michigan DNR prepares for potential of Asian carp in St. Joseph River
MLive (10/10)

New app helps identify fish in Great Lakes states
Great Lakes Echo (10/10)

Pirates guide had been reborn
Grosse Pointe News (10/10)

St. Lawrence River towns seek more NYPA compensation
North Country Public Radio (10/10)

A mystery at the bottom of the Great Lakes food web
North Country Public Radio (10/9)

Buffalo bird-watchers abuzz over Brown Booby
The Buffalo News (10/9)

COMMENTARY: Hunting and fishing license updates invest in outdoor heritage
MLive (10/9)

Erie algae: Report says toxic mega-blooms could become the 'new normal'
The Associated Press (10/9)

Report shows outbreak of algal blooms over summer 2013
Great Lakes Echo (10/9)

Restoration of historic Erie Canal locks to begin
WKBW-TV - Buffalo, NY (10/9)

Stop the Drop expanding water level campaign in 2014
The Enterprise Bulletin (10/9)

Algal blooms causing concern in northern lakes
Michigan Radio (10/8)

Avon Lake seeks to educate residents about Lake Erie's problems
The Morning Journal (10/8)

FIsh-killing virus has not claimed any victims in the Great Lakes this year
Wisconsin Public Radio (10/8)

Grants available to agencies for protecting Lake Superior
Duluth News Tribune (10/8)

Great Lakes fish on a diet
North Country Public Radio (10/8)

Great Lakes Lighthouse Festival in Alpena highlights Michigan preservation efforts, history
Daily Journal (10/8)

Group envisions outer harbor park, will unveil conceptual rendering Thursday
The Buffalo News (10/8)

Hiker, biker cross state to promote Great Lake-to-Lake Trail
The Voice (10/8)

Ignoring shutdown, visitors pushing thought Michigan's closed national parks
Michigan Radio (10/8)

Making waves: lifeguard training in Lake Michigan draws students from across U.S.
MLive (10/8)

Mesabi Miner to run on natural gas, diesel
Duluth News Tribune (10/8)

Mesabi Miner to run on natural gas, diesel
Duluth News Tribune (10/8)

Night boats once plied Lake Ontario's water and beyond
Democrat and Chronicle (10/8)

Not far from Lake Michigan, city yearns for water
Associated Press (10/8)

Report: State can do better with renewable energy
Crain's Detroit Business (10/8)

Shipwreck hunters find wreckage of "Scotiadoc" in Lake Superior
Northland's News Center (10/8)

State senator concerned about nuclear waste site near Lake Huron
WKAR Michigan State Radio (10/8)

Steel production rises by 28,000 tons in Great Lakes states
Northwest Times (10/8)

A chilly Lake Superior warms up
North County Public Radio (10/7)

Fighting harmful algae in Lake Erie takes a rocket scientist
The Toledo Blade (10/7)

Gov. Snyder in Toronto for Great Lakes talk, meetings
Detroit Free Press (10/7)

No cure in sight for loon-killing botulism
Great Lakes Echo (10/7)

The dangers of breakwalls on Lake Superior
Upper Michigan Source (10/7)

Lake Superior shipwreck find Scotiadoc is Great Lakes' deepest
Duluth News Tribune (10/6)

More discussion expected on possible shift to lake water in Lake Zurich
Daily Herald (10/6)

NEB opens hearing into Enbridge pipeline plan Tuesday
The Gazette (10/6)

New ship on its way to Canada from China
Duluth News Tribune (10/6)

Water snake has comeback in Lake Erie
Mansfield News Journal (10/6)

Advance of Asian carp in western Wisconsin remains slow - for now
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/5)

Feds' proposal for Great Lakes shipwreck sanctuary could inadvertently block commercial shipping
Plain Dealer (10/4)

First Friday focus on the environment: the Farm Bill
WEMU (10/4)

Fracking suite shows perils of trade deals, critics say
Ottawa Citizen (10/4)

Report attempts to quantify fracking waste
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (10/4)

Stella Niagara Nature Preserve gets $1.8 million grant
The Buffalo News (10/4)

Sturgeon Bay's 'festival waterfront' plan gets public look
Door County Advocate (10/4)

Warmer waters fuel toxic algal blooms in the Great Lakes
Michigan Radio (10/4)

Area students to test water quality in Rouge River
The News-Herald (10/3)

Bilateral ballast battle brews over keeping invasive species out of Great Lakes
The Canadian Press (10/3)

COMMENTARY: Mitch Barloga: A Great Lakes water trail to be proud of
The Northwest Indiana Times (10/3)

Enbridge pipeline: Fearing oil spill disasters, GTA cities seek stricter safety controls
The Star (10/3)

Fox Lake has chance at Lake Michigan water
Northwest Herald (10/3)

Lake Huron pipe rupture costs more than $1 million to repair
London CTV News (10/3)

Study shows zebra mussels resistant to deadly toxin
Red Orbit (10/3)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service partners with mentoring program for young men
Press and Guide (10/3)

U.S. officials demand Ontario clarify plan for nuclear waste
The Macomb Daily (10/3)

Warming Lake Superior prompts a tribe to try a new fish
The Daily Climate (10/3)

A mystery at the bottom of the Great Lakes food web
Michigan Radio (10/2)

COMMENTARY: Be prepared for fluctuating Great Lakes water levels
Sheboygan Press (10/2)

Data Watch: Illinois' top priorities
Great Lakes Echo (10/2)

Fracking: Can fracking water use affect Great Lakes water levels?
mlive (10/2)

Healing Lake Erie: Cover crops for farms and home gardens
The Beacon (10/2)

Invasive goby helps steady population of Lake Erie water snake
The News-Messenger (10/2)

Lake Superior down a bit in September
Duluth News Tribune (10/2)

Managing storm water
Great Lakes Echo (10/2)

Strong stateside opposition to Kincardine nuclear burial plot
Blackburn News (10/2)

US-Canadian agency studies Great Lakes progress
Associated Press (10/2)

City trying to stop wastewater from ending up in Lake Michigan
ABC 57 South Bend (10/1)

COMMENTARY: To cherish quiet waters
Great Lakes Echo (10/1)

Great Lakes fish on a diet
Michigan Radio (10/1)

Habitat restoration on Frog Island in the Niagara River
Buffalo Rising (10/1)

More dredging for the Great Lakes
Upper Michigan Source (10/1)

Muskegon County will use $200K grant to buy farmland, clean Bear Lake
mlive (10/1)

Public health report on 2010 oil spill released
NBC News (10/1)

Researchers test area waters for invasive Asian carp
Times Reporter (10/1)

Seaway trails take travelers on a trip through history
Niagara Bullet News (10/1)

Shipwreck site dedicated as Indiana's first underwater preserve
Northwest Indiana Times (10/1)

Shutdown to furlough nearly 2,500 at Great Lakes

Steel production drops by 6,000 tons in Great Lakes states
The Northwest Indiana Times (10/1)

US Army Corps of Engineers leveling dunes at Lake Michigan shoreline park to protect channel
The Republic (10/1)

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