Officials with the 9th Coast Guard District which covers Detroit and the Great Lakes are urging boaters to wear life jackets at all times while on the water.
“Canada’s proposed nuclear waste dump on the shores of Lake Huron puts our Great Lakes at risk of radioactive contamination…”
Rep. Dan Kildee said the country should find a site farther away from the Great Lakes, the world’s largest body of surface fresh water.
The state Department of Environmental Quality has heard from two operators interested in raising rainbow trout in netted enclosures.
Capt. John Henry and his crew of more than a dozen guided the 140-foot Bristol Bay through the icy waters of the river, which connects Lakes Huron and St. Clair.
The Coast Guard says people should stay away from cracks, seams, pressure ridges, slushy areas and darker areas of ice since these could be hazards.
Start thinking white meat, the other, other, other white meat. Carp.
The measure was inspired by an outbreak on Lake Erie last August that made public drinking water supplies unsafe for two days.
Because they have no natural predators the “spiny water fleas” may eventually crowd out native lake species.
For the second consecutive winter, bitter weather threatens to turn the surface of the Great Lakes into a vast, frozen plain.