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October 2016
City waits on permit while Sierra Club ponders lawsuit
The News-Messenger (10/31)

COMMENTARY: DEQ needs to add Lake Erie to list of 'impaired waters'
MLive (10/31)

Design approved for boat transfer station for Rapide Croche lock
WLUK-TV-Green Bay, WI (10/31)

Erie County Parks portfolio grows with acreage acquisition at Seneca Bluffs Natural Habitat Park
Niagara Frontier Publications (10/31)

Nestle bottled water plant upgrade driving more groundwater extraction
MLive (10/31)

Researchers using sonar to track movement of walleye on Lake Erie
NYup (10/31)

Sandusky expected to receive wetlands grant
The Sandusky Register (10/31)

Waterfowl Worry: Recurring disease kills loons, other bird species
Traverse City Record-Eagle (10/31)

2 Lake Huron shipwrecks lost since the 1800s found, identified
WZZM-TV-Canton, MI (10/30)

COMMENTARY: Shift in farmland management needed to help lower Lake Erie's phosphorous levels
Cleveland.com (10/30)

Groups: Work curbing Lake Erie algae need to target hotspots
The Seattle Times (10/30)

Sleeping no more: NPS seeks lease proposals for historic Sleeping Bear Inn
Traverse City Record-Eagle (10/30)

Conference seeks solutions for Lake Erie water problems
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (10/29)

Environmental help available for Lenawee County farmers
The Daily Telegram (10/29)

How bad was the green slime on Lake Erie this summer?
MLive (10/29)

Contest seeks Great lakes pics
Superior Telegram (10/28)

Online tool combats sales of invasives
WBFO - Buffalo, NY (10/28)

The Gales of November series scheduled at Charlevoix Library
Charlevoix Courier (10/28)

Chinook salmon stocked in Lake Ontario will be cut by 20 percent this spring
New York UpState (10/27)

Converting invasive plants to power plants
Great Lakes Echo (10/27)

Environment watchdog wants transparency around Lake Ontario sewage
Metro News Toronto (10/27)

First Lake Huron Municipal Forum calls for collaboration between coastline communities
The Goderich Signal Star (10/27)

Kayaking through Soo Locks near Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
Canoe & Kayak Magazine (10/27)

Michigan Dune Alliance helps protect Michigan's iconic sand dunes from invasive species
Second Wave Media (10/27)

Ontario needs better data on its groundwater supply, says environmental watchdog
Toronto Star (10/27)

Phragmites: Report raps invasion fight
The London Free Press (10/27)

Rare bird spotted along Lake Michigan
CBS Chicago (10/27)

Why some birds may be planning an extended stay this fall
WESA – Pittsburgh, PA (10/27)

‘Coastline municipalities need to share best practices to protect Lake Huron,’ says Coastal Science and Stewardship advisor
The Goderich Signal Star (10/27)

Environmental commissioner calls for urgent attention to combat invasive species
The Sault Star (10/26)

Governor Walker approves $2 million emergency grant to S.S. Badger
WFRV-TV – Green Bay, WI (10/26)

Ideas welcome on Michigan waterways that need a check
WZZM-TV-Grand Rapids, MI (10/26)

Input sought for 2017 Superior lake trout regulations
Ashland Daily Press (10/26)

Iron ore shipments still stagnant
Duluth News Tribune (10/26)

Mystery deepens around historic tugboat sunk near Thunder Bay
CBC News (10/26)

Ohio birding group threatens lawsuit to block construction of wind turbine at Camp Perry
The Plain Dealer (10/26)

Plastic fibers emerge as Great Lakes pollutant
Great Lakes Echo (10/26)

Rep. John Katko to hold closed-door meeting on Owasco Lake toxic algae
syracuse.com (10/26)

Chemical plume in Oscoda, Michigan continues to seep from former U.S. Air Force base
NPR Michigan Radio (10/25)

Dive into history, uncover Great Lakes treasure in Novi
Observer & Eccentric (10/25)

Fighting the flying Asian carp: One mode of attack
The Meridian Star (10/25)

Fish hatchery to close in Marinette County
WLUK-TV- Green Bay, WI (10/25)

Lake Erie meeting to probe briny seas
Toledo Blade (10/25)

Massive Erie-built vessel readies for voyage
Erie Times-News (10/25)

Muskie population to be surveyed
The Associated Press (10/25)

Ports of Indiana moves forward on new downstate port
The Times of Northwest Indiana (10/25)

Successes, failures highlighted at cover crops field day
Wisconsin State Farmer (10/25)

Superior is a good companion for the rugged Upper Peninsula
Toledo Blade (10/25)

Survey of Lake St. Clair muskie population set for week of Oct. 31
MLive (10/25)

Lake Erie Bluffs offers free observation tower, spectacular views
Cleveland Plain Dealer (10/24)

Lakefront dining wave builds on South Shore
The Northwest Indiana Times (10/24)

Racine County shoreline residents grapple with bluff erosion
WUWM – Milwaukee, WI (10/24)

Sierra Club expresses concern over Enbridge’s Line Five
WLUC-TV- Marquette, MI (10/24)

The Rum Boat Case of May 1930
The Signal Star (10/24)

What it takes to keep Duluth's lighthouses shining
KBJR-TV- Duluth, MN (10/24)

Wisconsin can only watch mine planned amid sacred sites at river's edge
Wisconsin State Journal (10/24)

COMMENTARY: Farmers have a vital role in protecting Lake Erie, but can't do it alone
Cleveland.com (10/23)

COMMENTARY: The Great Lakes should be a campaign issue
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/23)

Cubs, Indians give us our first all-Great Lakes region World Series in 71 years
Toledo Blade (10/23)

Gliders provide in-depth scientific data on Lake Superior
The Daily Globe (10/23)

Offshore wind plan in Lake Erie criticized internationally
The London Free Press (10/23)

Salmon facility key to chinook fishery
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/23)

Sunken boat holds up to 1,000 liters of diesel
Simcoe Reformer (10/23)

Access to fish under review
Tribune-Review (10/22)

Walnut Creek construction moves anglers off popular steelhead spot
Erie Times-News (10/22)

A maritime hero lives on
WZZM-TV – Grand Rapids, MI (10/21)

Asian carp reproducing in Sandusky River and still nothing done, Muter
Manitoulin Expositor (10/21)

Canadian nuclear regulatory inspections called inadequate
WBFO – Buffalo, NY (10/21)

Don't Flush! Scientists urge people to keep prescription drugs out of Great Lakes
North Country Public Radio (10/21)

Environmental group says there’s something legally stinky about Detroit’s garbage incinerator
Interlochen Public Radio (10/21)

Gatineau to release up to 20M liters of sewage into Ottawa River tributary
CBC News (10/21)

Great Lakes experts push for restoration funding after election
Great Lakes Echo (10/21)

Wild salmon season returns to area Lake Superior streams
The Daily Globe (10/21)

A bold new vision for restoring America's most polluted river
WESA-Pittsburgh, PA (10/20)

Chicago Riverwalk to open final stretch this weekend
WGN Radio (10/20)

Great Lakes senators seek boost for maritime system
The Hill (10/20)

Great Lakes shoreline communities get $2 million in water improvement grants
The Great Lakes Echo (10/20)

Plan to naturalize Don River, protect Port Lands could cost city $1.25 billion: report
CTV News (10/20)

Preservation society to shrink wrap Nottawasaga Lighthouse
CTV News (10/20)

Today marks 100th anniversary of 'Black Friday,' Lake Erie's perfect storm
MLive (10/20)

Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society discovery
WWTV-Traverse City, Michigan (10/19)

How our unseasonably warm fall is affecting migratory birds
Michigan Radio (10/19)

International Joint Commission gathers scientific and community input in Milwaukee
WUWM- Milwaukee, WI (10/19)

Major Lake Erie fishing event about to get underway
WTVG-TV-Toledo, OH (10/19)

New Ohio EPA tests find toxic sediment on Lake Erie bottom may be spreading
The Plain Dealer (10/19)

Ohio EPA official: Lake’s health being addressed without impaired designation
The Sentinel-Tribune (10/19)

Park regulars excited at prospect of Don River Valley super park
The Toronto Observer (10/19)

Tax dollars sought to shore up riverfront industry
The Detroit News (10/19)

White paper lists recommendations for Great Lakes cleanup program
Wisconsin Public Radio (10/19)

CSI Great Lakes: Fish forensics trace contaminants from lakes to streams
Great Lakes Echo (10/18)

Ford defines contaminated groundwater area in Livonia
Observer & Eccentric (10/18)

Groups aim to help revive old Lock 1 site
St. Catharines Standard (10/18)

Lake Superior gates to be automated, improving fish spawning
Associated Press (10/18)

Lawsuit filed for kids in Flint water crisis
The Detroit News (10/18)

New research shows invasive plants can feed farms, power homes
Interlochen Public Radio (10/18)

New ship, new momentum at Inland Seas
The Ticker (10/18)

Trout survive summer in Bluff Valley Pond
The Daily Globe (10/18)

Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald retold at library
Gaylord Herald Times (10/18)

COMMENTARY: An opportunity to save Lake Erie
MLive (10/17)

Detained last year, Cornelia returns to Duluth
Duluth News Tribune (10/17)

DNR to stock salmon at 2016 levels, increase 'bows
Green Bay Press Gazette (10/17)

Duluth port shows off public terminal upgrades
Duluth News Tribune (10/17)

Key pieces still absent from Mackinac straits oil spill cleanup readiness
MLive (10/17)

Michigan’s most haunted: Mackinac Island
WDIV-TV – Detroit, MI (10/17)

Rain gardens to the rescue: How Detroiters are working together to protect water infrastructure
Model D (10/17)

Taxpayer cost of stalled wind project could go way up, opposition warns
Our Windsor (10/17)

Help Lake Erie and win money, says Cleveland Water Alliance
The Plain Dealer (10/16)

Finally, a Chinook decision
The Michigan City News-Dispatch (10/15)

Gravy for a dune
The Herald Palladium (10/15)

Great Lakes, St. Lawrence River regulators seek public input on microplastic pollution
Watertown Daily Times (10/15)

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore celebrates 50 years
WPBN/WGTU – Munising, MI (10/15)

5 things the city is considering to fix (or not fix) Bayfront beach
CBC (10/14)

Chicago Riverwalk gets major honor at Chicago Architects awards
Chicago Tribune (10/14)

Great Lakes shipbuilding industry weathers change
The Detroit News (10/14)

Mike Wilton brings water concerns forward at Great Lakes public forum
The Manitouling Expositor (10/14)

Paddling 'jewel' reopens after 35 years
The Times (10/14)

Project aims to protect water
The Chronicle Journal (10/14)

USS Detroit docks in downtown Detroit in front of Renaissance center
WXYZ-TV - Detroit, MI (10/14)

Zip line near Niagara Falls, then unwind in the wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake
New York Daily News (10/14)

Army Corps awards contract, Cuyahoga dredging to begin soon
Cleveland Scene (10/13)

As drought lingers, wells dry up
WRVO (10/13)

Cormorants in Queen's Park's sight as bill moves through legislature
CBC News (10/13)

Early Coast Guard rescue craft added to the National Register of Historic Places
MLive (10/13)

Farmers-led councils in area make strong effort to clean up watershed
The Chippewa Herald (10/13)

Going farther to fix Lake Erie and the streams that feed it
Michigan Radio (10/13)

Great Lakes exports on the rebound
Northland News Center (10/13)

Meet the creators of Making Waves: Battle for the Great Lakes
WBFO - Buffalo, NY (10/13)

One tribe’s ‘long walk’ upstream for environmental and cultural justice
Great Lakes Echo (10/13)

Save Lake Superior meeting takes place Saturday
Duluth News Tribune (10/13)

Wind-farm company owed $28M for province's mistreatment, international panel rules
The Province (10/13)

1,000 students learn about precious water at 5th annual ‘Water Festival’
Upper Peninsula ABC 10 (10/12)

Benefits of eating mercury contaminated fish may outweigh risks
Great Lakes Echo (10/12)

Cleveland Water releases information on pipes that are 'likely or 'unlikely' to contain lead
Cleveland.com (10/12)

Lake Huron’s water levels post 6 cm gain over last year
Manitoulin Expositor (10/12)

Lake Superior project seeks sustainability
WLUC TV - Marquette, MI (10/12)

Nestlé controversy a fresh water wakeup call
The Star (10/12)

Ontarians urged to protect watersheds
The Chronicle Journal (10/12)

OPINION: A Welcome Wind of Change for Erie
Erie Reader (10/12)

See peak fall colors around Great Lakes from 438 miles high in the sky
M Live (10/12)

Buffalo-Niagara Green Infrastructure Forum takes on sewer overflow issue
WBFO – Buffalo, NY (10/11)

Buyers beware: Historic lighthouses come with costs
The Associated Press (10/11)

Drone offers aerial view of seldom-seen North Shore waterfalls
In Forum (10/11)

Green vs. gray: how can trees clean up the Great Lakes?
WRVO – Oswego, New York (10/11)

Inaugural Fresh Coast Film Festival in Marquette
WNMU – Marquette, MI (10/11)

Michigan DNR announces cut for stocked Chinook salmon In 2017
WWTV-TV – Traverse City, MI (10/11)

North Country at Work: Ice harvesting on the St.Lawrence
North Country Public Radio (10/11)

Project celebrates greatness of the Great Lakes
Thunder Bay NewsWatch (10/11)

Slow salmon run hurting west Michigan anglers and businesses
WXMI-TV - Grand Rapids, MI (10/11)

Starting the dam project
Sandusky Register (10/11)

Video: 'Ghost ship' appears over Lake Superior
WDIV-TV - Detroit, Michigan (10/11)

Conference to “hack” Lake Erie for solutions
Ideastream (10/10)

Dedication ceremony set for Lake Superior coastal habitats
The Mining Journal (10/10)

Environmental convention focuses on future of Great Lakes
WRVO – Oswego, NY (10/10)

Hawkfest invites public to watch, learn about raptors
Chicago Tribune (10/10)

Kayak Trek offers perspective on public access to Lake Michigan shoreline
Arlington Heights Post (10/10)

New effort to track wild rice in Michigan
Great Lakes Echo (10/10)

Erie County site of sea lamprey control
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (10/9)

Invasive Asian clams in Lake George to stay
The Daily Gazette (10/9)

Webster residents question water quality
Time Warner Cable News Rochester (10/9)

Contest winners seek technological solutions to help save St. Lawrence River
Montreal Gazette (10/8)

Going natural: Fixing a man-made mess one stream at a time
Pine Journal (10/8)

Nearly $2 billion in tourism sales for Lake Erie Shores & Islands
The Beacon (10/8)

Restored South Haven Lighthouse unveiled
WKZO – Battle Creek, MI (10/8)

Great Lakes wind farms cause concerns about risks to birds
North Country Public Radio (10/7)

It’s the time of the year to chase steelhead trout
The Beaver County Times (10/7)

Old grain elevators line Buffalo’s waterfront
Akron Beacon Journal (10/7)

A Lake Michigan pier, a barge and construction hats: repair project underway
MLive (10/6)

Get to know a Great Lake: Michigan
TVO (10/6)

Great Lakes restoration projects face an uncertain future
WBFO-Buffalo, NY (10/6)

Lake Erie: Southwestern Ontario’s border lake is deteriorating, the only of the Great Lakes doing so, scientists warn
The London Free Press (10/6)

Local man masterminds Mussel Madness board game
OnMilwaukee (10/6)

Manistique dam to become sea lamprey barrier
WLUC-TV - Negaunee, MI (10/6)

Michigan plans another hearing on dioxane standards update
The Associated Press (10/6)

Michigan's Manitou Island lighthouse sold at auction for $73K
MLive (10/6)

Milwaukee to give water filters to low-income families
The Associated Press (10/6)

With less boat traffic, algae die-off conditions clear the water
Traverse City Record-Eagle (10/6)

Anglers will benefit from new fish habitat structures in Presque Isle Bay
Erie Times-News (10/5)

Get to know a Great Lake: Huron
TVO (10/5)

Great Lakes Beach Association holds annual conference in Marquette
WLUC-TV-Marquette, MI (10/5)

Invasive weed continues to spread along local shorelines and roadways
The Sarnia Observer (10/5)

Michigan may finally get historic dune mine inside Ludington State Park
MLive (10/5)

No love for Michigan’s first road? Historic path can’t get state honor
Detroit Free Press (10/5)

Opposition grows to trucking liquid nuclear waste
Blackburn News (10/5)

50 years later, lessons learned from Fermi 1 meltdown
Michigan Radio (10/4)

Anglers’ group critical of MI effort to investigate invasive snail
WKAR – East Lansing, MI (10/4)

Baby sturgeon saved from lamprey poison in Manistee River
Mlive (10/4)

Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper announces plan to plant 1,000 trees and shrubs along Gill Creek
Niagara Gazette (10/4)

Couple donates 43 acres to Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge
MLive (10/4)

Crews to remove concrete from Underwood Creek
Wauwatosa Now (10/4)

DEQ holds back 'proactive' Mackinac pipeline anchor permits
MLive (10/4)

Duluth steps up diligence against lead in drinking water
Duluth News Tribune (10/4)

Environment audit urges nuclear safety regulator to better track inspections
Ottawa Citizen (10/4)

Great Lakes on the precipice
TVOntario (10/4)

Participate right now in Great Lakes environmental community
Great Lakes Echo (10/4)

Public input requested for Lake Erie offshore wind farm
WBFO – Buffalo, NY (10/4)

Changes to Outer Harbor Coast Guard station will expand access to underused Lighthouse Point Park
WBFO – Buffalo, NY (10/3)

Cormorant population soars, fishing guides worried
WWNY-TV – Carthage, NY (10/3)

Dedication ceremony set for protected Lake Superior coastal habitats
WLUC-TV – Marquette, MI (10/3)

Feds agree to delay possible nuclear waste shipments across Peace Bridge
The Buffalo News (10/3)

Get to know a Great Lake: Superior
TVOntario (10/3)

Great Lakes beach experts meeting at Lake Superior this week
Associated Press (10/3)

Great Lakes Waterfront Trail seeking Huron County support
Blackburn News (10/3)

Great Lakes wind energy, cause concerns about risks to birds
WBFO – Buffalo, NY (10/3)

Lake Huron whitefish feeling effects of invasive mussels
Great Lakes Echo (10/3)

Strange happenings on Lake Michigan island that's been on fire since June
MLive (10/3)

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers agrees to dredge Cuyahoga River shipping channel, dispose of sediment in shoreline dike
The Plain Dealer (10/3)

Flowered invasive plant in Michigan a real home-wrecker
Detroit Free Press (10/2)

Gigantic concrete "jacks" will replace barrier damaged by Hurricane Sandy
Cleveland.com (10/2)

The value of water world: Beyond metaphor to Blue Mind
Chicago Sun-Times (10/2)

What happened this summer? And what about the fall?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (10/2)

Ashland's Soo Line Ore Dock celebrates its centennial
KBJR-TV – Superior, WI (10/1)

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