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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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December 2014
EDITORIAL: A lifesaver for Lake Ontario homeowners
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (12/19)

Lake Erie protections will be taken up in 2015
The Sandusky Register (12/19)

EDITORIAL: U.S. Senate leaves Great Lakes high and dry
The Plain Dealer (12/18)

Ice boom installation underway
Niagara Frontier Publications (12/18)

Mich. legislature votes to boost aquatic species fines
WLNS-TV, Lansing, MI (12/18)

New tool simulates climate change impact on Great Lakes shores
Great Lakes Echo (12/18)

New York DEC releasing 'revised' mute swan plan soon -- new public comment period to follow
The Post-Standard (12/18)

Oil pipeline projects face litany of challenges heading into 2015
The Brandon Sun (12/18)

Schumer pushes federal regulators to update or replace outdated train tankers carrying crude oil
Watertown Daily Times (12/18)

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Ohio EPA dig in on dredging dispute
Northeast Ohio Media Group (12/18)

US gives $3.1 million for Lake Erie algae projects
The Associated Press (12/18)

'Pinhole' leak in U.P. gas pipeline raises fears
Detroit Free Press (12/17)

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore adds fee for ice-cave visits
Duluth News Tribune (12/17)

Black River Walk gets $45,000 grant
The Times Herald (12/17)

Conservation group buys more of island in Lake Michigan
WLUK-TV - Green Bay, WI (12/17)

CSL St-Laurent on maiden voyage
Marine Link (12/17)

Early migration shows loon flight path
Great Lakes Echo (12/17)

Great Lakes water levels recover faster than ever before
The Weather Channel (12/17)

Invasive snails killing Great Lakes birds
Nature World News (12/17)

Local leaders divided over tentative NYPA agreement
Watertown Daily Times (12/17)

McMaster researchers go fishing for eggs
The Hamilton Sepctator (12/17)

Milwaukee suburb’s water request is a test for the Great Lakes Compact
Earth Island Journal (12/17)

New York bans fracking after health report
Reuters (12/17)

WI DNR concedes its rules are faulty, then allows more frac sand mining
Wisconsin State Journal (12/17)

WI governor wants to keep hunting, fishing fees for those activities
The Associated Press (12/17)

Fish virus detected in coho salmon eggs
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (12/16)

GVSU researchers find more of invasive snail species in Lake Michigan
Fox 17 - Grand Rapids, MI (12/16)

Road salt leading to rising chloride levels in streams, study finds
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (12/16)

State OKs funds to monitor toxic algae, Asian carp
The Review (12/16)

Toxic Love Canal waste no longer to be disposed of in Ontario`
CBC News (12/16)

What to do with the old Marquette ore dock?
Upper Michigans Source.com (12/16)

5 public hearings set on Sandpiper Pipeline plan
WDIO-TV - Duluth, MN (12/15)

Asian carp could meet new defence proposed by U.S. Congress
CBC News (12/15)

Development of Quebec fertilizer plant suspended as new financial partners sought
Montreal Gazette (12/15)

EDITORIAL: Give the Great Lakes a boost
The Detroit News (12/15)

More cargo moving this year on the St. Lawrence Seaway
The Sarnia Observer (12/15)

Ohio EPA grant targets runoff feeding Lake Erie algae
The Associated Press (12/15)

Port of Oswego makes big gains in 2014, wants to improve operating model in 2015
WRVO - Oswego, NY (12/15)

Shale gas not worth the risk, Quebec environmental agency says
The Canadian Press (12/15)

Sheboygan construction firm settles with state regulators over erosion into Lake Michigan
WHBL Sheboygan (12/15)

State says manure spreading not cause of Lake Erie algae
Detroit Free Press (12/15)

Steel shipments into Port of Milwaukee approach pre-recession peak
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (12/15)

Stream app turns Great Lakes citizens into scientists
Great Lakes Echo (12/15)

Another NE Ohio rebound: A busy year on the docks for Port Authority
Crain's Cleveland Business (12/14)

Safety chief: No reason to fear nuke dump by Lake Huron
Detroit Free Press (12/14)

COMMENTARY: We need national program to access risks to Great Lakes
The Times Herald (12/13)

Fenton man pays $855,000 for Lake Huron lighthouse
Livingston Daily (12/13)

Greenway Commission seeks comment on four projects in Erie County
The Buffalo News (12/13)

Littoral ship program changes pose opportunity, risk to Marinette
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (12/13)

Red Cliff band to continue raising munition barrels from Lake Superior
The Daily Press (12/13)

Cleanup of Kalamazoo River Superfund site won't continue until at least 2017
MLive (12/12)

Despite ice, iron ore shipments surge on Great Lakes
Forum News Service (12/12)

Students call on EPA to protect Great Lakes
WLNS-TV, Lansing, MI (12/12)

U.S. House approves extension of Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Ohio Public Radio (12/12)

A coming-of-age tale on ice
The New York Times (12/11)

Agency finds safety violation at Palisades plant
The Associated Press (12/11)

Great Lakes levels now above average
The Associated Press (12/11)

Great Lakes water level slump over, future unclear
The Associated Press (12/11)

Lake Huron Conservation questions Invasive Species Act
Blackburn News (12/11)

Study casts doubt on leaking contaminates theory
The Toledo Blade (12/11)

Study planned on dealing with Great Lakes changes
The Associated Press (12/11)

U.S., Canada transport chiefs to meet on oil train safety
Reuters (12/11)

Wisconsin ice caves could be accessible again
The Associated Press (12/11)

Cannon found in Detroit River going on display
Detroit News (12/10)

COMMENTARY: National Marine Sanctuary would be boost to area
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter (12/10)

Deep water port under development in Escanaba
The Associated Press (12/10)

Detroit River comeback benefits Lake Erie
Port Clinton News Herald (12/10)

Enbridge settles Michigan class-action lawsuit
The Detroit News (12/10)

Natural Resources Board approves emergency rule to protect Lake Superior lake trout
Northlands News Center (12/10)

No money for customs plaza in federal budget deal
Detroit Free Press (12/10)

Port of Green Bay recovers after frigid start
Green Bay Press Gazette (12/10)

Two Cleveland Dads named Dan create DANSOAP, an all-natural, Lake Erie-friendly laundry detergent
The Plain Dealer (12/10)

Decision on Canadian nuclear dump site expected in mid-2015`
Great Lakes Echo (12/9)

Great Lakes steel production shoots up by 18,000 tons
nwi.com (12/9)

Lake Erie could gain "National Maritime Sanctuary" title
YourErie.com (12/9)

One 'bad machine': Muskegon County to receive $600K for boat in Port of Muskegon
MLive (12/9)

Seaway benefits from boost in grain, steel
St. Catharines Standard (12/9)

Settlement gives White River Township opportunity to buy Lake Michigan parcel, end years-long dispute
mlive.com (12/9)

U.S. House OKs $300 million a year for Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (12/9)

Water-quality bill in trouble
The Toledo Blade (12/9)

A Great Lake revival
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (12/8)

Amid fears of decline, readers debate future of salmon fishery in Lake Michigan
mlive.com (12/8)

Ashland lighthouse considered for Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (12/8)

EPA to discuss continued cleanup of Kalamazoo River Superfund site at Dec. 11 public meeting
MLive (12/8)

Isle Royale National Park's wolf woes spur bigger questions of managing wilderness
National Parks Traveler (12/8)

Law would require EPA to deal with algae blooms
Macomb Daily (12/8)

Ohio group takes on toxic algae head on
The Enquirer (12/8)

Ont. court to decide whether turtles should trump wind turbine project
The Canadian Press (12/8)

Plan invests $24.7M in Michigan recreation projects, land
Detroit Free Press (12/8)

Red Cliff wants to raise more lake barrels
Duluth News Tribune (12/8)

Salmon crowned king, but its reign is wobbly
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (12/8)

Some property owners speak up on Lake Ontario plan
Democrat & Chronicle (12/8)

South Lakefront property opens to improve access to Lake Michigan
The Times (12/8)

Groups urge adoption of Lake Ontario water-level plan
Democrat & Chronicle (12/7)

Mackinac Island company to build new $3.8M ferryboat
Detroit Free Press (12/7)

Study: Less lake effect snow, more rain near Great Lakes as climate changes
The Post-Standard (12/7)

The man with the salmon plan
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (12/7)

Great Lakes conference coming to Falls in 2016
The Niagara Gazette (12/6)

Wisconsin DNR team to study yellow perch restoration
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (12/6)

Changes coming for lake trout quotas
The Daily Press (12/5)

Frozen waterfalls, Lake Superior ice draw photographers
St. Cloud Times (12/5)

Grant program to fight Michigan invaders
Great Lakes Echo (12/5)

Lake Superior water level above long-term average
The Daily Globe (12/5)

Last year's thick ice coverage not expected this winter
The Sarnia Observer (12/5)

Miller says EPA, cities need to do more to fight toxic blooms
Michigan Radio (12/5)

Public meetings set on plan to keep invasive species out of Great Lakes
CBS Chicago (12/5)

Birdwatcher’s paradise this Sunday in the Niagara region
Inside Halton (12/4)

Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw to deliver 1,200 Christmas trees to Chicago for holiday tradition
MLive (12/4)

COMMENTARY: Michigan blessed with many lighthouses
Huron County View (12/4)

DNR creates more ways for companies to mitigate wetland destruction
The Badger Herald (12/4)

EDITORIAL: Clean up Lake Erie — for real
The Toledo Blade (12/4)

Getting to know the Grand: GR Forward planners work with Whitewater, FEMA on river restoration
MLive (12/4)

Higher water: Lake Michigan and Lake Huron achieve something never done in almost 100 years
MLive (12/4)

Large abstract sculpture of historic schooner planned for downtown Muskegon
MLive (12/4)

Notre Dame official to talk about water compact
The Associated Press (12/4)

Officials fear Asian carp invasion would do great damage to Great Lakes
The Sault Star (12/4)

Ohio bill’s fracking provisions could clash with federal law
Midwest Energy News (12/4)

Pesticide levels in rivers may threaten fish, insects
Great Lakes Echo (12/4)

Toledo mayor: US must focus on water quality
The Associated Press (12/4)

As 2014 winds down, no sign that levels won’t keep rising in new year
The Manitoulin Expositor (12/3)

Bill moving through Congress could support Duluth Coast Guard
Northlands News Center (12/3)

DNR recommends funds for park projects
The Times Herald (12/3)

EDITORIAL: Kasich should veto ag bill if Senate doesn't kill toxic Wachtmann amendment
Cleveland.com (12/3)

Great Lakes ice breaking all the rules
Great Lakes Echo (12/3)

Great Lakes ice season to be 'near normal'
CBC News (12/3)

Lake Michigan duneland preservation hits 'not for sale' roadblock in Saugatuck
MLive (12/3)

Lake Michigan salmon population nears collapse, fishing association contends
MLive (12/3)

Michigan author explores the ice caves of Lake Michigan
MLive (12/3)

Prentice finds oil pipes tough sell in Ontario, Quebec
Bloomberg (12/3)

Toledo mayor to discuss water at Senate hearing
Associated Press (12/3)

Vessel of disaster?
The Herald Palladium (12/3)

Agency proposes Great Lakes health risk gauges
The Associated Press (12/2)

Fractured Water: Can metro Detroit reconnect its watersheds?
Model D Media (12/2)

Great Lakes breweries look to conserve region’s water
Great Lakes Echo (12/2)

Lake Erie temperature at end of November was the coldest in decades
The Buffalo News (12/2)

Mudpuppies: Lake Erie's mysterious salamanders
News Herald (12/2)

TransCanada should look at other options: Couillard and Prentice
The Montreal Gazette (12/2)

With lake trout populations in decline, low fishing quotas are in store
Price County Review (12/2)

A close look at the annual canal closing
Niagara Gazette (12/1)

Energy East Pipeline: TransCanada standing down on further work in Quebec
CBC News (12/1)

Forum will discuss fish's threat to Great Lakes
Sault Star (12/1)

Isle Royale National Park continues to combat invasive species
ABC 10 - Ishpeming, MI (12/1)

Ohio regulators say Obama emissions goals unachievable, costly; environmentalists praise rules
The Associated Press (12/1)

Pollution total dumped in lake hits 3.7 billion gallons
The Daily Tribune (12/1)

Sonar maps Lake Huron trout habitat
Great Lakes Echo (12/1)

Stormwater improvement project nears completion
The Voice (12/1)

Sturgeon 'thunder' a key to big fish's survival
Appleton Post-Crescent (12/1)


 
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