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Projects to enhance Great Lakes shoreline approved
Niagara This Week (7/2)
Projects in and around the Lake Erie shoreline selected for the second round of funding under the Regionís lakefront enhancement incentive program are expected to improve public access to the waterfront, reduce conflicts between beach-goers and private property owners, make the waterfront more attractive and target invasive plant species.

COMMENTARY: Dumping sewage into Great Lakes must stop
Chicago Tribune (7/2)
An estimated 24 billion gallons of untreated sewage and stormwater are dumped into the Great Lakes every year, threatening our health, environment and economy.

Proposed Lake Erie marine sanctuary passes Erie City Council
WICU/WSEE - Erie, PA (7/1)
A proposed national marine sanctuary in Lake Erie is now one step closer to becoming reality. Erie City Council voted unanimously this morning, supporting the designation and development of a 759 square mile-sanctuary in the lake and Presque Isle Bay.

Huge part of Lake Superior designated a Canadian marine conservation area
MLive (7/1)
The Canadian government has officially placed about half of its Lake Superior waters and much of its shoreline under its highest level of federal protection. The Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area (NMCA) in the province of Ontario was formally established on June 24.

Coast guard reminding people to be safe this holiday weekend
9&10 News - Cadillac, Mich. (7/1)
Rough waters on Lake Michigan serves as a reminder for people to be careful this holiday weekend. Rocky waves shouldn't be an issue this weekend, but the Coast Guard says to always be attentive if you're out on the water.

Lake St. Clair metropark beach closed due to pollution
The Macomb Daily (7/1)
The beach at Lake St. Clair Metropark in Harrison Township has been closed for swimming due to high pollution levels along the lakeís shoreline

Great Lakes water levels at highest point in years
WDET - Detroit, Mich. (7/1)
Water levels in Lake Michigan are almost a foot higher than they were last year and are still rising. The Great Lakes hit record lows just a few years ago, creating wide beaches and shallow marinas.

Scott Walker signs bill banning microbeads
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (7/1)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation on Wednesday that bans manufacturers from using tiny plastic beads in products after studies showed they are turning up in the Great Lakes and other waterways.

$3.2 million Lake Michigan restoration project breaks ground in Portage
The Northwest Indiana Times (7/1)
Local and federal officials officially kicked off a $3.2 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Lake Michigan Waterfront Portage Park project aimed at restoring another 69 acres of industrial land back to its native habitat.

Alewife decline threatens Lake Michigan's salmon fishery
Traverse City Record-Eagle (7/1)
Squeezed between invasive quagga and zebra mussels competing for food at the bottom of the food web and ravenous salmon at the top, alewives are quickly disappearing from Lake Michigan.

Historic Lake Huron lighthouse, museum reopen for daily tours
The Canadian Press (6/30)
The Point Clark Lighthouse and Museum has reopened after almost five years of restoration and will offer daily tours until Labour Day.

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