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.
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.
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.
The Edmund Fitzgerald is considered to be the most famous ship to sink in the Great Lakes.
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.
The Michigan Senate is preparing to vote on whether to abolish a state program that regulates what landowners can do with the vegetation.
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.
Occupy, man cave, baby bump are some of the words that are on Lake Superior State University’s annual list of banished words.
A 17-year-old girl is expected to survive after falling up to 100 feet from a rock cliff at a Lake Superior shoreline park in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, police said Wednesday.
Authorities rescued three adults and six children from Partridge Island in Lake Superior who had been on the water in a 12-foot boat.