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Lake Erie beach (credit: istock)

Significant Algae Bloom Predicted For Lake Erie

Those involved with Lake Erie’s tourism and fishing industries are pushing for a solution to the problem.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2014

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How Safe Are Michigan Beaches? Real-Time Water Monitoring Coming To Lake St. Clair

“We find out tomorrow that we shouldn’t have been in the lake today. That’s unacceptable,” said State Rep. Anthony Forlini, R-Harrison Township.

CBS Detroit–06/18/2014

Woman, Teenager Found Dead In Lake Erie; 2 Still Missing

The bodies of two of four missing boaters were recovered in western Lake Erie on Thursday, a day after the group left for an afternoon of fishing and sent pictures to relatives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2014

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2 Bodies Found In Search For Missing Boaters Near Put-In-Bay

The bodies of two of four missing boaters in western Lake Erie have been recovered off the Ohio shoreline.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2014

A 2013 algae bloom in Lake Erie.

UM Study: Tough New Pollution Targets Needed To Shrink Lake Erie Dead Zone

A new study led by the University of Michigan says nutrient pollution into Lake Erie needs to be cut nearly in half to reduce the size of the annual Lake Erie “dead zone” to an acceptable level. Complicating matters: climate change is expected to make such reductions more difficult, and the rise of a type of phosphorous that algae really like to eat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge Gateway (Credit: fws.gov)

Officials Plan More Cooperation On Conservation

Those involved said the land will be managed with the “spirit and intent” of a 2001 agreementthat led to the creation of the International Wildlife Refuge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2013

Lake Erie beach (credit: istock)

Search Called Off For Man Who Jumped In To Rescue Boy

Authorities have suspended their search in Lake Erie for a Waterford Twp. man who disappeared after jumping in to save an 8-year-old boy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2013

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

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Experts To Discuss Low Great Lakes Water Levels

Federal experts will discuss the causes and potential consequences of low Great Lakes water levels during a Thursday seminar in Ann Arbor that also will be broadcast on the Web.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2013

Coast Guard personnel depart on a search and rescue mission.  File (credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Bodies Of Missing Fishermen Pulled From Lake Erie

The U.S. Coast Guard said the bodies of two men who went missing while fishing in Monroe County have been pulled from Lake Erie.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2013

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