Thursday, May 8, 2014

Great Lakes News

<> Public trust demands a Great Lakes phosphorous diet - The International Joint Commission is urging states and provinces to stop the pollution creating algae blooms throughout the Great Lakes. It recommends cutting at least by half the phosphorus entering the Great Lakes from farms. . .

<> Plan to stop invasive species in Lake Michigan is paused - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will not be able to immediately address the movement of invasive species between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River basins, as it has have to wait for higher-up authorities to come to a final

<> DOE Doesn't Fund Lake Erie offshore wind demonstration project - But DOE will make a significant investment through a different funding stream to continue the Front End Engineering Design