Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Groups discuss oil pipelines during bridge walk

Groups discuss oil pipelines during bridge walk - Environmentalists will use the annual Mackinac Bridge walk to raise awareness about oil pipelines in the area and urge Gov. Rick Snyder to make sure they won't leak into the Great Lakes.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Congressman Dan Kildee Introduces Congressional Resolution to Protect Great Lakes from Threat of Nuclear Waste

<> Congressman Dan Kildee Introduces Congressional Resolution to Protect Great Lakes from Threat of Nuclear Waste - Aboard the Appledore IV schooner on the Saginaw River, Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI) announced a congressional resolution he will be introducing to protect Michigan's Great Lakes from the threat of nuclear waste that Canada is proposing to permanently store underground less than a mile from Lake Huron.

<> Nuclear waste dump hearings to start in Kincardine, ON - Public hearings on a proposed deep geologic repository for low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste near the shore of Lake Huron will begin on Sept. 9 at the Royal Canadian Legion in Kincardine, ON.

 
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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Lake Erie island warned not to use well water

Lake Erie island warned not to use well water - Residents of Pelee Island are being warned not to drink their well water because of potentially toxic algae in Lake Erie.
 
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Montreal sewage waste dumped directly into rivers

Montreal sewage waste dumped directly into rivers - While the city of Montreal, Qu├Ębec says it's studying the idea of creating more beaches on its territory, sewage waste is dumped directly into the St. Lawrence River. . .
 
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Lake Erie's problems were solved in the '70s

Lake Erie's problems were solved in the '70s - Lake Erie was dying in the late 1960s and early 1970s and came back only after a huge effort.
 
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Monday, August 25, 2014

Algae-produced microcystin may follow blooms across lake

Algae-produced microcystin may follow blooms across lake - From the boat docks of Ohio State University's Stone Laboratory, practically a stone's throw from the party headquarters known as Put-in-Bay tiny green specs are in the early stages of bunching up and floating on Lake Erie's. . .
 
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Friday, August 22, 2014

MEC Wants Stricter Regulations For Lake Erie

MEC Wants Stricter Regulations For Lake Erie - The Michigan Environmental Council (MEC) is preparing to do battle with the Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) on the issue of green algae in Lake Erie as the MEC believes it is time to end the voluntary control of fertilizer runoff.
 
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