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(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

Coast Guard Cutter

Coast Guard Frees 2 Ships Trapped By Ice

Authorities say a 678-foot bulk carrier Manistee and its 18 crew members were beset by ice Saturday morning west of the Mackinac Bridge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2012

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Report: Confusion Slowed Pilot’s Lake Huron Rescue

A pilot whose plane crashed into Lake Huron spent nearly a full day in the water because an air-traffic controller and Coast Guard rescuers were confused about where he had ditched his single-engine aircraft, according to a sheriff’s report.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2011

Plane Crash Survivor Describes Ordeal

The pilot of a small plane who floated in Lake Huron for 17 hours after his plane went down, is talking to WWJ.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2011

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