Emergency Rule Prohibits Most Anchoring In Michigan WaterwayMichigan's governor on Thursday approved an emergency ban on most vessels dropping anchor in a Great Lakes waterway where oil, electric and other infrastructure cables rest, following an anchor strike that caused a potentially toxic leak.
Illinois Seeks Talks On Keeping Asian Carp From Great LakesIllinois says it will work with federal officials and other states on a strategy for fortifying a Chicago-area lock and dam to keep Asian carp out of Lake Michigan.
Crews finish sealing damaged Great Lakes electric cablesOfficials say crews have finished capping and sealing two electric cables that were severed by a suspected boat anchor strike in the waterway that connects Lake Huron and Lake Michigan.
Damaged Cables, Pipelines in Great Lakes Waterway InspectedOfficials say a remotely operated underwater vehicle is getting a close-up look at electric cables that were damaged by what Michigan's attorney general has called a tugboat anchor strike in a channel connecting Lake Huron and Lake Michigan.
Tugboat Damaged Great Lakes PipelinesA tugboat anchor struck underwater oil and electrical lines and caused an insulation fluid spill in the waterway connecting Lake Michigan and Lake Huron earlier this month, Michigan's attorney general said Tuesday.
Adult trout release offers angling opportunities in 3 riversMore than 4,000 adult trout have been stocked in three southeastern Michigan rivers, giving anglers an opportunity for some good springtime catches.
Marine Vessel May Have Caused Leaks Into Straits Of MackinacThe U.S. Coast Guard says a coolant fluid leak this week from submerged electric cables into the waterway that connects Lake Huron and Lake Michigan may have been caused by a marine vessel.
Michigan Crowns Winner In Contest To Prevent Carp InvasionThe state of Michigan has declared a winner in its contest to find new ideas for preventing Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.
Wanted: New Ideas For Protecting Great Lakes From Asian CarpGot an original idea for keeping Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes? It could earn you some good money.
Group Drops Fight Over Letting City Use Lake Michigan WaterWaukesha needs a new water source because its groundwater is contaminated with radium.
Agency Increases Walleye, Yellow Perch For Lake Erie In 2017The commission that oversees fishing on Lake Erie is allowing a big increase in the number of walleye and yellow perch that can be caught this year.
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.

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