Friday, June 20, 2014

Great Lakes News

<> Portman bill aims to overhaul fight against toxic algae - A bill aimed at targeting federal resources in the fight against toxic algae is headed to President Barack Obama's desk.

<> U-M will host Great Lakes climate-change adaptation conference - EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT DATE: June 24-26, 2014 EVENT: Following the Obama administration's recent release of the National Climate Assessment, which predicts exacerbated climate impacts throughout the century, the ..

<> Water Council's new stewardship role expected to attract talent - The decision by a global water quality standards group -- Alliance for Water Stewardship -- to name Milwaukee as its North American headquarters will advance the metro region's efforts to attract water engineers and entrepreneurs, according to the Milwaukee-based Water Council.

<> Sealing Manitoba harbors has killed off zebra mussels - Manitoba has declared victory in its first battle with invading zebra mussels but says the unique treatment it used to kill the shellfish doesn't mean the province is free of them yet. . .