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Check here for recent coverage of Great Lakes issues by print, radio and television media outlets in the United States and Canada. You'll also find quick links to a large collection of the region's media sources, organized by state/province and city. The In the News section is updated weekdays by the GLIN Project Team at the Great Lakes Commission. You are welcome to submit Great Lakes-related stories by local, state/provincial or national media.

Note: You may notice broken links on some of the newspaper headlines. Many newspapers (e.g., Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press, etc) keep complete archives of all their stories. So even if a story is months old, these links should still work. Others, however, like the Toronto Globe and Mail and the New York Times, only archive their stories for one week or require a fee to retrieve the complete articles. So, unfortunately, many of these links in the GLIN archive become broken/irretrievable after a day, week or month. By searching the GLIN archive you will have the title and date that each article was published, however, which will enable you to request the full text directly from the newspapers if you desire.

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October 2015
Cayuga and three other counties hope to make Lake Ontario a national marine sactuary
The Citizen (10/8)

Great Lakes mayors sound alarm
The Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal (10/8)

State: Flint will reconnect to Detroit water system
The Detroit News (10/8)

Boardman River Dam and Restoration project discussed among officials
WWTV-TV - Traverse City, MI (10/7)

COMMENTARY: Stop flow of microbeads into Great Lakes and break toxic chain
MLive (10/7)

COMMENTARY: You can have both port and recreational development of Muskegon Lake
MLive (10/7)

DNR continues to consider input on lake trout regulations
The Ashland Daily Press (10/7)

Documents show Environment Canada knew in 2014 about Montreal raw-sewage plan
The Toronto Star (10/7)

EDITORIAL: Chemical in some personal products is creating an unnecessary hazard
The Buffalo News (10/7)

Enbridge can begin piping tar sands oil along Lake Ontario’s north shore
MLive (10/7)

Lakewood Park’s $2.2 million Solstice Steps should open by Halloween
The Plain Dealer (10/7)

Mayors seek help on the Great Lakes
Bayshore Broadcasting - Owen Sound, ON (10/7)

Restoration work in Braddock Bay to start in 2016
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (10/7)

Toledo: Millions needed to keep drinking water safe
The Associated Press (10/7)

Concerns raised over presence of sea lamprey
WBFO - Buffalo, NY (10/6)

Feds slap Waukegan with violation of Clean Water Act
Chicago Tribune (10/6)

Flint water woes put rush on Lake Huron waterline
The Times Herald (10/6)

Michigan Environmental Council: striving to be our environmental watchdog in Lansing
MLive (10/6)

Microbeads in the Great Lakes: Legislators butt heads over whether current legislation would help
MLive (10/6)

Northwest Wisconsin lake access sparks debate over shorebird recovery efforts
Wisconsin Public Radio (10/6)

Port of Rochester marina project nears completion
WXXI - Rochester, NY (10/6)

Students document Fleetwing shipwreck changes
Green Bay Press-Gazette (10/6)

Supporters work to fund Great Lakes initiative that helped clean up Buffalo River
The Buffalo News (10/6)

U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Detroit shares breathtaking photo of Niagara Falls flyover
MLive (10/6)

'Nature's art at work' at dunes on Waukegan beach
News-Sun (10/5)

875 miles of Lake Michigan shipwrecks to become national sanctuary
MLive (10/5)

Buffalo's 'industrial cathedrals' slowly finding new life
WBT Charlotte (10/5)

Chinook egg take could be record low on Little Manistee
WPBN-TV - Traverse City, MI (10/5)

Committee to study Michigan City pier safety
South Bend Tribune (10/5)

Environment Canada says it cannot authorize Montreal sewage dump
CTV News Montreal (10/5)

EPA offers $8M to rejuvenate Boardman River dams removal project
MLive (10/5)

Federal money to identify Muskegon port assets, needs
WZZM-TV - Muskegon, MI (10/5)

Foot bridge, platform to offer new views of Niagara River
The Buffalo News (10/5)

Great Lakes ships face change after court slams EPA ballast water rules
Minnesota Public Radio (10/5)

Sarnia mayor Mike Bradley lending voice to nuclear waste debate
Sarnia Observer (10/5)

Senators urge NASA to continue monitoring Lake Erie
Detroit Free Press (10/5)

St. Lawrence River sewage dump will get environmental OK, Coderre predicts
CBC News (10/5)

Sturgeon making comeback in Lake Ontario
Lockport Union Sun & Journal (10/5)

Toledo Rotary tackles algae issue with same fervor as polio
Toledo Blade (10/5)

Great Lakes face threat from another Enbridge line
Detroit Free Press (10/4)

Thriving Chicago surf culture skirts the law
The Depaulia (10/4)

Race to North Pole not hurting Great Lakes — yet
Duluth News Tribune (10/3)

County agency supports 18-Mile Creek cleanup
Lockport Union-Sun and Journal (10/2)

EDITORIAL: Lake Erie algal blooms prove toxic for tourism
The Plain Dealer (10/2)

Great Lakes salmon face spawning season challenges
Great Lakes Echo (10/2)

Health emergency declared due to lead in Flint water
The Detroit News (10/2)

Lake Superior level dips, but it's still above average
Duluth News Tribune (10/2)

Michigan DNR to replace Union Bay access site on Lake Superior
UPMatters.com (10/2)

8 Mich. Lawmakers urge Obama to extend Great Lakes aid
The Detroit News (10/1)

As Superior Lake Trout numbers ebb, groups angle for share of the catch
Wisconsin Public Radio (10/1)

Brockport wins $1.2M grant to study shoreline wetlands
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (10/1)

CMU wins $10M grant for wetland monitoring
The Detroit News (10/1)

Concerns over alewives, salmon spawn debate
Green Bay Press-Gazette (10/1)

Enbridge Line 9 pipeline gets OK to send oil east from Western Canada
CBC - Ottawa, Ont. (10/1)

Green Bay Stadium board okays swimming beach funding
Green Bay Press Gazette (10/1)

Lake Huron surfing is for the dedicated
The Times Herald (10/1)

Lake levels could cause more problems with waves
WKBW-TV - Buffalo, NY (10/1)

Lawmaker wants to ban Great Lakes fish farms
Michigan Radio (10/1)

Port of Muskegon container shipping could start as early as 2016, officials say
MLive (10/1)

Red Cliff gets new money to tie up Lake Superior barrel study
Duluth News Tribune (10/1)

State officials say they’ve nearly reached goal for Lake Erie, critics say ‘not so fast’
Michigan Radio (10/1)

The chemicals in some everyday soaps threaten Great Lakes water quality
The Buffalo News (10/1)

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