Thursday, January 29, 2015

COMMENTARY: Bipartisan Great Lakes legislation deserves attention

<> COMMENTARY: Bipartisan Great Lakes legislation deserves attention -  Sponsored by Rep. David Joyce (R-Ohio) and co-sponsored by 13 Republicans and 12 Democrats, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2015 seeks to restore the lakes from toxic substances, prevent and control invasive species, protect and restore the health of nearshore systems, mitigate non-point source pollution, and protect wildlife and wetland habitats.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Climate affects how the Great Lakes grow and flow

<> Climate affects how the Great Lakes grow and flow - New climate projections suggest increases in maximum and minimum daily temperatures in the Lake Michigan basin by as much as 8 degrees by 2099

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Great Lakes Fishery Commission Hosts Workshop to Explore Lampricide Resistance

<> Great Lakes Fishery Commission Hosts Workshop to Explore Lampricide Resistance and the Development of Next Generation Lampricides -  GLC convened a first-of-its-kind workshop recently to explore the question: "Are sea lampreys becoming less susceptible to the lampricides that serve as the primary method of control for this destructive invader?"

Monday, January 26, 2015

Moves afoot to ban microbeads from personal care products

<> Moves afoot to ban microbeads from personal care products - Tiny plastic beads in personal care products are showing up in the Great Lakes and other water bodies amid growing worries about the danger they pose for humans, fish and other aquatic life.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Industrial Water Stewardship - A Look into the Future

<> Industrial Water Stewardship – A Look into the Future - A team led by the Council of Great Lakes Industries hosted a well-attended expert workshop last week in Ann Arbor, MI, that was focused on tools that industry can use to become better stewards of the region's water resources.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Law and Governance of the Great Lakes

<> Law and Governance of the Great Lakes – From Professor Noah Hall of Wayne State University Law School: Along with my friend and colleague Ben Houston, I've published a new article entitled simply "Law and Governance of the Great Lakes."