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Water From Detroit Is Safe, No Need For Additional Testing, Says Spokesman

Detroit water officials say there are no concerns with the water that comes from Lake Huron.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2014

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Toledo Residents Rush To Michigan For Water, Ohio Gov. Declares State Of Emergency

Residents in Toledo are flocking to stores in Michigan in search of water after Ohio officials issued a “do not drink” warning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2014

Scientists Forecast Larger Lake Erie Algae Bloom

The algae produces liver and nerve toxins that can not only sicken people and kill pets and wildlife but also take a bite out of the lake’s annual $11.5 billion annual tourism industry.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2013

Report Predicts Ever-Bigger Lake Erie Algae Blooms

The warming climate and modern farming practices are creating ideal conditions for gigantic algae formations on Lake Erie, which could be potentially disastrous to the surrounding area’s multi-billion-dollar tourist economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2013

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Tests: Muck On Lake St. Clair Seawalls Is Algae

Initial tests show stinky muck that collected in 2011 along the Lake St. Clair seawalls of some homes in St. Clair Shores is algae.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2012

Lake Erie (istockphoto)

Michigan, Ohio To Cooperate On Lake Erie Algae

Environmental regulators from Michigan and Ohio say they’ll work together on solutions to the growing problem of algae blooms in western Lake Erie.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2012

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Michigan Tech Research Institute Wins EPA Grant to Map Harmful Algal Blooms

The Michigan Tech Research Institute in Ann Arbor has been named the recipient of a $281,612 grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency to map the location and extent of harmful algal blooms in the Great Lakes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2011

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UM Study: Biodiversity Improves Water Quality By ‘Divison Of Labor’

Biologically diverse streams are better at cleaning up pollutants than less rich waterways, and a University of Michigan ecologist says he has uncovered the long-sought mechanism that explains why this is so

04/06/2011

Tech Tour Day Four, Part One: A Great Start At SVSU

Monday was a first for the Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report’s Fall Tech Tour — a twofer. I hit two campuses in one day that are fairly close to each other, Saginaw Valley State […]

10/11/2010

More Kudos For Algae Environmental Cleanup, Energy Firm

Plymouth-based Algal Scientific Corp. has won a Clean Energy Investment Award from the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering’s Energy and Environmental Technology Applications Center and New York New Energy. Algal Scientific competed with its […]

08/18/2010

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