Researchers Meet To Discuss Ways To Reduce Micro-Plastics In The Great LakesResearchers from the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Wayne State University met in Traverse City to discuss the impact micro-plastic pollution has not just for the Great Lakes, but for people too.
Viking Octantis Cruise Ship Kicks Off Great Lakes Expedition, Makes Stop In DetroitViking's new cruise ship made a stop in Detroit on Tuesday, kicking off its expedition in the Great Lakes.
CMU Researchers Take Rare Look Under Great Lakes' Frozen SurfacesBridget Wheelock knelt onto the frozen surface of Lake Huron's Saginaw Bay, reached a gloved hand into the frigid water below, and pulled out a large chunk of ice.
Equipment Failure Causes Discharge Of Untreated Sewage Into Flint RiverRaw, untreated sewage was discharged into the Flint River following an equipment failure at a water facility in Flint.
Biden Announces $1 Billion Infrastructure Funding To Clean Up Great LakesPresident Joe Biden on Thursday announced $1 billion in funding from his administration's signature bipartisan infrastructure law would go toward cleanup and restoration of the Great Lakes.
Researchers Race To Gather Winter Data On Warming Great LakesWhat's happening in the Great Lakes during those long, frigid months when they're often covered partially or completely with ice? A casual observer — and even experts — might be inclined to say, “Not much.”
Great Lakes Projects Get Funding Increases Under New LawA project that will boost Great Lakes shipping in a crucial bottleneck and another intended to protect the lakes from invasive carp will get big funding increases under the Biden administration's infrastructure package, officials said Thursday.
South Haven Adds Lake Michigan Restrictions During Hazardous Weather ConditionsA southwestern Michigan town that swells with summer visitors is taking steps to keep people out of Lake Michigan during hazardous conditions.
US Requires Higher Safety Standards For Great Lakes PipelinesA new federal regulation requires higher safety standards for pipelines carrying oil and other hazardous liquids through the Great Lakes region, marine coastal waters and beaches, officials said Thursday.
More Than 400K Without Power Across Central US After Hurricane-Force Wind GustsIntense storms delivered a destructive and record-setting spate of winds Wednesday from the Rockies to the Great Lakes, tearing off roofs, overturning trucks, shutting down a stretch of an interstate highway and even forcing evacuation of some air traffic controllers.
Michigan Department of Natural Resources Asking Anglers To Turn In Adipose Fin-Clipped FishIf you've caught a trout or salmon in Michigan with an adipose fin clipped, the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) says it may have a tag with important information.
White House: US Will Discuss Michigan Pipeline With CanadaThe U.S. and Canada will discuss the future of an oil pipeline that crosses part of the Great Lakes and is the subject of rising tension over whether it should be shut down, the White House said Monday.
'Forever Chemicals' Found In Groundwater Near Military Bases In Great Lakes RegionHigh levels of toxic, widely used “forever chemicals” contaminate groundwater around at least six military sites in the Great Lakes region, according to U.S. Department of Defense records that an environmental group released Tuesday.
Genetic Mapping Boosts Hopes For Restoring Prized Lake TroutScientists have traced the genetic makeup of lake trout, a feat that should boost efforts to rebuild populations of the prized fish in the Great Lakes and other North American waters.
Michigan Making Exceptions To Weather-Related Swim BanSurfers, kite boarders, and water boarders would be exempt from a proposed Michigan policy that would bar people from swimming at state beaches when waves are more than 8 feet high.