<> Great Lakes governors take aim at invasive species - The governors of eight states surrounding the Great Lakes and the leaders of two Canadian provinces have agreed at a meeting in Chicago to join forces to combat invasive species including Asian Carp.
<> Great Lakes ice currently highest amount for this late date; Superior could have ice still in June - Lake Superior is still over 60 percent covered in ice as of yesterday Saturday April 26, 2014. . .
<> Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder: 'atmosphere of crisis' needed for faster action on Asian carp - Great Lakes Echo commentator Gary Wilson sat down with Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder in
<> Coast Guard completes investigation into BP oil spill - A hearing officer will decide within 30 days whether BP will face any fines, penalties or corrective actions for the oil spill that occurred in Lake Michigan in March. . .
<> Chicago Receives Two U.S. EPA Grants to Improve Lake Michigan Water Quality - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the award of two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling $1 million to fund green infrastructure projects in Chicago. . .