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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

Lake Erie (istock)

EPA Creates Great Lakes Protection Advisory Board

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is creating a board to advise federal agencies carrying out two wide-ranging programs to protect the Great Lakes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2012

Traverse City Beaches (Credit Traverse City.com)

Mich. Bill Revives Shoreline Grooming Debate

The Michigan Senate is preparing to vote on whether to abolish a state program that regulates what landowners can do with the vegetation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2012

File photo of the Fort Gratiot Lighthouse.  (credit: Vito Palmisano/GettyImages)

Michigan’s Oldest Lighthouse Reopening After Renovation

The Fort Gratiot Lighthouse is reopening to the public this weekend following a renovation that lasted years and cost roughly $700,000.

05/18/2012

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