Great Lakes Cleanup To Continue 5 Years Under New LegislationThe bill authorizes spending $300 million on the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative through 2021, although separate yearly votes will be needed to secure the money.
Mysterious Ghost Ship Image Appears On Lake Superior VideoEye witnesses and theories from the internet range from the divine to the supernatural to the mundane.
Groups Ask Clinton, Trump To Support Great Lakes RestorationOther priorities for the coalition include upgrading drinking water and sewage treatment infrastructure and preventing harmful algae blooms.
Women Scientists Lead Great Lakes Plastics Sampling MissionLeaders say they want to inspire young women to seek careers in science and engineering.
Law Requires Tougher Standards For Great Lakes PipelinesLawmakers have raised concerns about an oil pipeline running beneath the Straits of Mackinac.
Planned Legislation Could Curb Great Lakes Oil PipelinesA Republican state lawmaker says he'll introduce legislation to stop future oil pipelines in the Great Lakes.
Groups Worry About Radioactive Substances Near Great LakesMore than 30 nuclear generating stations and sites for fuel processing and waste disposal are located near the lakes.
Report: Great Lakes States Need $80 Billion For Water, Sewer FixesFederal regulators say nearly $80 billion is needed over the next 20 years to reduce sewage overflows and protect drinking water in the Great Lakes region.
Best Backpacking Trails In The Continental USA brief profile of five of the best backtracking trails in the continental United States
Coast Guard: Ice On Rivers And Great Lakes Could Be UnsafeThe U.S. Coast Guard says caution should be taken when venturing onto ice on Lake Superior, northern parts of Lake Michigan and Lake Huron, and the St. Marys River.
EPA Approves Sexual Lure To Help Trap Invasive Sea LampreysThe eel-like creatures use suction-cup mouths and razor-sharp teeth to fasten themselves to their prey and suck out body fluids.
President Obama Signs Law Banning Microbeads"We are going to fight any activity that puts our beloved Great Lakes in jeopardy," said Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich.