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Lake Michigan (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Advocates Ask Congress To Spare Great Lakes Funds

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2013

Snyder To Transfer $11M For Dredging Great Lakes

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2013

US Coast Guard Warns Of Unsafe Ice On Lake Erie, Other Great Lakes

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2013

Freighter on the Great Lakes. (credit: istockphoto)

Lake Michigan-Huron Water Level Near Record Low

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says water levels on Lakes Michigan and Huron are nearly at record low levels because of drought and evaporation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2012

Freighter on the Great Lakes. (credit: istockphoto)

Freighter Carrying Iron Ore Pellets Runs Aground

The U.S. Coast Guard says a freighter that ran aground on the Canadian side of southern Lake Huron has been freed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2012

(credit: U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Port Huron, Mich.)

Dredging Barge Now In Dock, Investigation For Cause Of Sinking Underway

A dredging barge that sank in southern Lake Huron earlier this month during stomy weather has been salvaged, and is now at a maintenance dock.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2012

(credit: U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Port Huron, Mich.)

Crews Make Progress Toward Recovering Sunken Barge

Crews are making progress toward salvaging a dredging barge that sank in southern Lake Huron during a storm last week, the U.S. Coast Guard said Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2012

(credit: U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Port Huron, Mich.)

Some Beaches Reopen After Fuel Spill In Lake Huron

The St. Clair County Health Department has re-opened a few beaches along Lake Huron that had been closed as a result of a fuel spill in the Great Lake on Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2012

(credit: U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Port Huron, Mich.)

Barge Sinks, Spills Fuel And Oil Into Lake Huron

Fifteen beaches along Lake Huron has now been closed after a dredging barge sank, causing a tugboat to capsize.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2012

U.S. Coast Guard (Getty Images, File)

4 Rescued After Boat Overturned

Two teenagers and an adult were in the water for more than 12 hours when they discovered Tuesday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2012

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