Lake Huron

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

Round Island Light in the shipping lanes of the Straits of Mackinac, which connect Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Projects To Control Great Lakes Unlikely

A U.S.-Canadian advisory panel wound up a five-year study this week with a recommendation against large-scale engineering projects to prevent swings in Great Lakes water levels, saying people across the region should adapt to nature’s ups and downs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2012

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