Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Great Lakes News

<> IJC Report: Sixteen key physical, chemical, biological indicators recommended for assessing Great Lakes - Sixteen indicators of Great Lakes health, composed of 41 separate measures, are recommended as tools to assess progress toward cleaning up and protecting the lakes under The Great Lakes Ecosystem Indicator Project Report released by the International Joint Commission (IJC).

<> Algae blooms are bad news for Lake Erie anglers - Lake Erie will likely see another summer of miles-wide toxic algae blooms as heavy rainfall continues to pump phosphorus from farms and other sources into the lake.