The effectiveness of a long-term plan to heal the ailing Great Lakes could be marred by federal spending cuts, which also could make it harder to cope with low water levels that threaten the region’s economy.
GOP state Senators want to use $30 million from the state’s rainy day fund to dredge Great Lakes harbors grappling with record-low water levels.
Gov. Rick Snyder will call for spending $11 million this year to dredge Michigan harbors in danger of losing their connections to open water because of low Great Lakes levels.
The U.S. Coast Guard is warning that warmer temperatures over the next few days are likely to cause unsafe ice conditions on Lake Erie and the other Great Lakes.
Lake Erie is one of the most threatened of the five Great Lakes as a result of toxic algae and invasive species, according to a new report.
Michigan Tech goalie Phoenix Copley notched his second straight shutout as Michigan Tech beat Western Michigan 4-0 Sunday in the championship game of the Great Lakes Invitational.
A comprehensive map three years in the making is telling the story of humans’ impact on the Great Lakes, identifying how “environmental stressors” stretching from Minnesota to Ontario are shaping the future of an ecosystem that contains 20 percent of the world’s fresh water.
A three-year study has found that Lakes Erie and Ontario are the most seriously threatened of the Great Lakes, along with large sections of the Lake Michigan shoreline.
We’ve been seeing below average water levels on the Great Lakes — and a new report shows things won’t be getting better anytime soon.
The Edmund Fitzgerald is considered to be the most famous ship to sink in the Great Lakes.