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August 2013
Lake St. Clair still best for bass
Lansing State Journal (8/31)

EDITORIAL: Bond issue is one way to begin repairs to state's crumbling infrastructure
The Buffalo News (8/30)

Lake Huron nuclear waste dump questioned by officials
The Voice (8/30)

Restoration success and work in progress: Pennsylvania
Great Lakes Echo (8/30)

Rust belt chic and the keys to reviving the Great Lakes
Forbes (8/30)

Agency seeks tough rules to reduce Lake Erie algae
Associated Press (8/29)

Battle of Lake Erie to be re-enacted on Monday
The Toledo Blade (8/29)

Bus tour will highlight water management projects
Northwest Times (8/29)

Hornblower vows appeal as judge upholds state's handling of no-bid agreement with Maid of the Mist
Niagara Gazette (8/29)

Hunting for plastic pollution in the Great Lakes
Michigan Radio (8/29)

Lake Superior's ongoing transformation, courtesy of climate change
Wisconsin Public Radio (8/29)

Michigan's recycling rate is lowest in Great Lakes region
Great Lakes Echo (8/29)

Muskegon port development could mean a river barge terminal linking farmers to Gulf Coast
mlive (8/29)

COMMENTARY: Ohioans promise to buy power generated by the wind off Lake Erie
Climate Progress (8/28)

Drink up, Lincoln Park! Zebra mussel dumps flavor in your tap water
Lincoln Park Patch (8/28)

East Chicago, Gary push competing proposals for developing Indiana's 2nd Lake Michigan port
The Republic (8/28)

Federal grant funds will allow for security enhancements at the port of Ogdensburg
Watertown Daily Times (8/28)

Get ready for the Battle of Lake Erie
Sandusky Register (8/28)

Hidden gems: Lake MI beaches you may not know
WZZM 13-Grand Rapids (8/28)

Lake Erie algae wreaking havoc
Great Lakes Echo (8/28)

Latest Lake Erie U.S. Steel offer not endorsed by union committee
Hamilton Spectator (8/28)

Montreal to ask Ottawa for more details on rail shipments
Montreal Gazette (8/28)

Native sex trade crossing international borders through Lake Superior
Minnesota Public Radio (8/28)

Second grass carp caught near Dunnville Dam
Welland Tribune (8/28)

Former Jackson deputy is the full-time face of law on Lake Michigan island
MLive.com (8/27)

Great Lakes Shipyard to fabricate new Cleveland breakwater
Dredging Today (8/27)

Northern Michigan paddlers: help establish a Lake Michigan water trail
Petoskey News Review (8/27)

Research ship docked in Windsor will track Great Lakes pollution
CBC Windsor (8/27)

Steel production falls by 13,000 tons in Great Lakes states
NWI Times (8/27)

Asian carp's genetic clues spawn new test
The Toledo Blade (8/26)

COMMENTARY: Wetlands determine the health of a body of water
The Buffalo News (8/26)

Ohio project revives local debate on Lake Erie wind turbines
Buffalo News (8/26)

Red Cliff Band will raise more munition barrels from Lake Superior
Wisconsin Public Radio (8/26)

Researchers use border collies to improve Great Lakes
Central Michigan Life (8/26)

Scientists across Michigan oppose legislation to limit biodiversity
Great Lakes Echo (8/26)

Stretch of Buffalo River shoreline brought back to life
Buffalo News (8/26)

Lake Superior harbor dredging project begins
WDIO News Duluth, MN (8/25)

Legislator pushed for dredging of Lake Erie harbors
The Buffalo News (8/25)

Ohio project revives local debate on Lake Erie wind turbines
The Buffalo News (8/25)

St. Clair County river walk under construction
Detroit Free Press (8/25)

Nighthawks in air near Lake Michigan
Wisconsin State Journal (8/24)

Evidence suggests Asian carp are attempting to leap dams
Winona Daily News (8/23)

UWS research seeks plastics in Great Lakes
Superior Telegram (8/23)

Catch a close view of some iconic fish
WPBN-WTOM TV 7&4 - Traverse City, MI (8/22)

COMMENTARY: Nuclear waste dump too close to Lake Huron for our comfort
The Times Herald (8/22)

Lake Erie wind turbine project is looking for future customers
The Plain Dealer (8/22)

New Seaway Administrator Sutton visits Massena, stresses importance of commerce and environment
Watertown Daily Times (8/22)

No Asian cap DNA in Kalamazoo River
The Holland Sentinel (8/22)

Ohio activists push for nation's first offshore wind farm
89.7 WOSU Columbus (8/22)

Scientists: Changing climate could hurt fish
Coshocton Tribune (8/22)

Shipwreck seeker hopeful CT scan for beam pulled from Lake Michigan can determine its age
Associated Press (8/22)

Toronto's storm sewer system needs upgrades: report
City News Toronto (8/22)

Beluga deaths in St. Lawrence worry whale researchers
CBC Montreal (8/21)

Dredging to benefit tourism near Lake Erie
Ashtabula Star Beacon (8/21)

Eighth annual Kites Over Lake Michigan draws spectators, kite flyers from near and far
Manitowoc Hub (8/21)

Five teams, from local developers to national players, express interest in Cleveland lakefront sites
The Plain Dealer (8/21)

Lake Erie algae bloom intensifying
ABC 13 Toledo (8/21)

Move over Asian carp, here comes the sea lamprey
CBC News (8/21)

New Seaway chief seeks economic, green balance
North Country Public Radio (8/21)

Pipeline boards meets with Worth residents
The Times Herald (8/21)

Scenic parts of Michigan have surprisingly poor air quality, and here's why
MLive (8/21)

Testing the waters
Sandusky Register (8/21)

Thunder on the Niagara a huge success
Niagara Gazette (8/21)

Ancient fish of the Great Lakes
Great Lakes Echo (8/20)

Asian carp spawning moving closer to Lake Michigan
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/20)

Bay City turning to wind as alternative energy
Detroit Free Press (8/20)

Capacity crowd attends ‘Save the Great Lakes from Nuclear Waste’ town hall meeting
Macomb Daily (8/20)

COMMENTARY: Kalamazoo River is worth exploring
Battle Creek Enquirer (8/20)

Commercial fishing decline hits economies, communities
Great Lakes Echo (8/20)

False distress call on Lake Erie costs pilot nearly $500K
CBC Windsor (8/20)

Feds OK grants to remove fish passage barriers in Great Lakes
The Detroit News (8/20)

From Duluth harbor muck, a new habitat emerges
Duluth News Tribune (8/20)

Gov. Rick Snyder completes 'Pure Michigan' scuba dive, explores Lake Huron shipwreck
MLive.com (8/20)

Lake Erie wind turbines will be built by 2017, says LEEDCo
The Plain Dealer (8/20)

Lake Superior is sending some help to Lake Michigan-Huron's low water levels
MLive (8/20)

MI Gov. Snyder diving at Great Lakes shipwreck site today
Detroit Free Press (8/20)

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo names St. Lawrence Seaway as noteworthy transportation tourist destination
North Country Now (8/20)

Ohio: George Elmaraghy, Environmental Regulator, says he was pushed out for opposing coal industry
The Huffington Post (8/20)

Salt mine under Lake Erie shut down as precaution
Fox 8 Cleveland (8/20)

Stand Up Paddle (SUP) is the latest rage on Lake Erie
The Plain Dealer (8/20)

Where did the water go? Busting 5 myths about water levels on the Great Lakes
National Geographic (8/20)

$1.5M river project allows ship to dock again at Port of Rochester
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (8/19)

Attacking the invaders: Phragmites in Saugatuck targeted to let native plants, wildlife thrive
Westport News (8/19)

Device built by UW-Milwaukee professor calms water's turbulence data
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/19)

EDITORIAL: Minnesota's change to lead on Great Lakes cleanup
Star Tribune (8/19)

Hartshorn Peninsula Pier proposed to improve public fishing access to Muskegon Lake
MLive (8/19)

Lake Erie: summer algae, unfrozen winter
Mansfield News Journal (8/19)

Officials discover Asian Carp DNA in Ohio rivers feeding into Lake Erie
Associated Press (8/19)

Officials plan more cooperation on conservation
Associated Press (8/19)

Plastic particles could threaten Great Lakes wildlife
Northland's News Center (8/19)

Questions, concern surround plan to store nuclear waste near Lake Huron
The Detroit News (8/19)

Salmon fishing on Lake Michigan producing big fish
MLive (8/19)

Vegetation blocks neighborhood's view of Lake Michigan
The Journal Times (8/19)

'Dead Zone' showing up in Green Bay
Associated Press (8/16)

Forum addresses health of Lake Ontario, Genesee River
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (8/16)

Milwaukee: Barrett's 'fresh coast' idea gains support from Great Lakes advocates
The Business Journal (8/16)

Official to research 2 options for halting carp
The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette (8/16)

Online map guides Great Lakes climate change adaptation
CleanTechnica (8/16)

Vigilant residents take on lake invaders with hot water
Great Lakes Echo (8/16)

COMMENTARY: 'Don't mess with the Great Lakes'...federal funding
MLive (8/15)

EDITORIAL: Problem of plastic particles in Great Lakes begs for public, corporate responsibility
The Grand Rapids Press (8/15)

Michigan boasts more lighthouses than any other state
Battle Creek Enquirer (8/15)

Offshore Lake Erie wind project gaining steam
The News-Herald (8/15)

The hunt for hydrilla comes to Canandaigua
Daily Messenger (8/15)

Water for fracking
Great Lakes Echo (8/15)

Dredging effort launched in White Lake after discovery of 'purple' tannery-polluted mud
MLive (8/14)

See what tall ship was blown off Lake Michigan, anchoring on Muskegon Lake
MLive (8/14)

Sewage pollution of Toronto's water among worst in Ontario
Global News (8/14)

St. Lawrence Seaway has a new chief
North Country Public Radio (8/14)

Toxic algae spur warning at Lake Erie beach near Toledo
The Columbus Dispatch (8/14)

Water levels up, seasonal drop beginning later than usual in 2013
The Manitoulin Expositor (8/14)

You may have to put your Lake Michigan swimming plans on hold for a while
WKZO Kalamazoo (8/14)

Big and small projects try to channel the results of increasing floods
WKSU Kent State University (8/13)

Botulism tied to soaring loon deaths in Michigan
The Detroit News (8/13)

Buffalo: One of 28 lighthouses on Sea Way Trail reopens
The Buffalo News (8/13)

COMMENTARY: Great Lakes region must stick together to save environmental cleanup funds
The Holland Sentinel (8/13)

Data watch: Michigan's top priorities
Great Lakes Echo (8/13)

European frog-bit: the next big invasive plant to watch
Petoskey News-Review (8/13)

Grand Rapids man swims across Lake St. Clair pulling a ton of bricks
Michigan Radio (8/13)

Great waterfront trail tour
Chatham Daily News (8/13)

Little Creatures, Big Problem
Sioux City Journal (8/13)

Minnesota delays ballast rules for lakers
Duluth News Tribune (8/13)

Offshore floating wind turbine developer tells his story at Muskegon's GVSU energy center Aug. 15
MLive (8/13)

Online map helps Great Lakes region deal with climate change
Detroit Free Press (8/13)

Oregon City - Resolution opposes nuclear waste by Great Lakes
The Press (8/13)

Osprey attacks great blue heron: GET OFF MY NEST!
The Oakland Press (8/13)

U.S. officials urging debate of Canadian nuclear waste site
The Macomb Daily (8/13)

Higgins welcomes Great Lakes ship to waterfront
Niagara Frontier Publications (8/12)

COMMENTARY: We must restore the Great Lakes — and a broken Congress
Duluth News Tribune (8/11)

EDITORIAL: Good for your face, bad for the fish
Chicago Tribune (8/11)

Lakeland shipwreck revisited
Door County Advocate (8/11)

Can Lake Michigan perch be revived?
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/10)

COMMENTARY: Great Lakes ecosystem at tipping point
MLive.com (8/10)

Dramm Corp. turns fish guts into glorious fertilizer
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/10)

Algae mess of ’11 was wakeup call for Lake Erie
Toledo Blade (8/9)

Buffalo: Great Lakes research vessel docks at Canalside for two-day visit
The Buffalo News (8/9)

Climate-change bus tour touts Great Lakes funding
The Toledo Blade (8/9)

COMMENTARY: It's time to protect the Great Lakes
The News-Herald (8/9)

EDITORIAL: Don't slash Great Lakes Funding
The Detroit News (8/9)

European student cataloguing mercury levels in the St. Lawrence
Seaway News (8/9)

Great Lakes water group lobbies governments for water levels funding work
Manitoulin Expositor (8/9)

Lake Huron fishing issue resolved
Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre (8/9)

Lake Michigan offers great routes for bicycle tour
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/9)

New life for old tug: Edna G. in Two Harbors gets fresh rigging; more repairs planned
Duluth News Tribune (8/9)

Speaker addressing topic of raising Lake Michigan water levels
The Holland Sentinel (8/9)

Stunning shipwrecks from War of 1812 invaded by mussels
National Geographic (8/9)

What's in your lakewater? Well...poop
Petoskey News-Review (8/9)

EDITORIAL: We must guard againt toxic algae in Lake Erie
Erie Times-News (8/8)

Swimmers warned to stay out of Lake Michigan
Chicago Tribune (8/8)

Walleyes well-stocked in Michigan lakes
Midland Daily News (8/8)

COMMENTARY: Why placing nuke dumps by the Great Lakes is an act of insanity
rabble.ca (8/7)

Man keeps up swim to Detroit hauling bricks
Detroit Free Press (8/7)

Power switch by Cliffs could affect Midwest Energy
Duluth News Tribune (8/7)

Rep. Baldwin (D-WI) wants more funding for Great Lakes dredging
Wisconsin Public Radio (8/7)

Schumer supports Dunkirk coal plant conversion
Buffalo News (8/7)

Scientists testing Lake Michigan for microplastic pollution
Chicago Tribune News (8/7)

Good ship Unicorn teaching teenage girls to stand tall
Chicago Tribune (8/6)

Lake Superior levels 'unexpectedly high'
Saultthisweek.com (8/6)

Ohio starts projects to protect Lake Erie from Asian carp
WKSU Kent State (8/6)

Police thwart stunt planned for over Niagara Falls
St. Catharines Standard (8/6)

PSA: Don't feed the birds
Great Lakes Echo (8/6)

Sen. Tammy Baldwin wants more funding for Great Lakes dredging
Wisconsin Public Radio (8/6)

Steel production falls by 14,000 tons in Great Lakes states
The Northwest Indiana Times (8/6)

Survey reveals why lawn trumps native shoreline, and what to do about it
Great Lakes Echo (8/6)

Tug-turned-tall ship sails into Buffalo
Buffalo News (8/6)

Volunteers needed to catalog Lake Michigan Water Trail
WZZM Grand Rapids (8/6)

Work to protect dunes earns coastal centre award of excellence
Huron News Now (8/6)

Advocates push for access to Great Lakes on private property
CBC News (8/5)

COMMENTARY: Kid power - building the next generation of Great Lakes stewards
The Huffington Post (8/5)

COMMENTARY: Water over the dam
Great Lakes Echo (8/5)

Controversial changes to Fisheries Act guided by industry demands
The Globe and Mail (8/5)

Drownings in Lake Michigan prompt calls for new beach warning signs
Michigan Radio (8/5)

Fighting Ohio's algae problem
WOSU 89.7 (8/5)

Great Lakes Grand Prix wows spectators along Lake Michigan
Herald Argus (8/5)

Great Lakes loons dying in record numbers from botulism outbreak spurred by ecological disturbance
Ann Arbor.com (8/5)

House committee restores Great Lakes cleanup funding
North Country Public Radio (8/5)

Kid Power: Building the next generation of Great Lakes stewards
Huffington Post (8/5)

Lake Ontario offshore wind not a dead issue
Rochester City Newspaper (8/5)

Man charged with running illegal charter fishing operation on Lake Michigan
mlive.com (8/5)

No dead fish...the water and sand is clean
St Catherines Standard (8/5)

Toledo Museum of Art to celebrate 200th anniversary of Battle of Lake Erie
The Toledo Blade (8/5)

Buffalo Riverkeeper educates immigrant anglers about dangers of WNY fish
The Buffalo News (8/4)

EDITORIAL: Great Lakes museum must focus on environmental threats, not just history
The Plain Dealer (8/4)

Funding still in jeopardy for continued offshore wind data collection
MiBiz (8/4)

Waukesha launches tool letting water customers monitor use
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/3)

Weiss Library to present Lake Superior shipwrecks program
Sawyer County Record (8/3)

Activists demand Indiana cut BP mercury discharges
Associated Press (8/2)

Amateur anglers: Get hooked on fishing with Hook, Line and Sinker program
The Holland Sentinel (8/2)

Cigarette butts add toxins to Lake Superior
WLUC TV6 (8/2)

COMMENTARY: Congress' evaporating support puts Great Lakes - and our fresh water - at risk
Crain’s Chicago Business (8/2)

EDITORIAL: It's time to step up, save our Great Lakes
Petoskey News-Review (8/2)

Rep. Owens backs IJC’s water regulation proposal
Watertown Daily Times (8/2)

The mystery of the migrating fishes: Northern adventures in the Great Lakes
National Geographic (8/2)

U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy opposes big cuts to Great Lakes funding
Wisconsin public Radio (8/2)

Will another Illinois coal plant bite the dust?
Midwest Energy News (8/2)

Buffalo River cleanup to continue with $23 million in EPA funds
The Buffalo News (8/1)

DGR near Great Lakes “an act of insanity” says Barlow
Shoreline Beacon News (8/1)

House spending committee boosts Great Lakes cleanup money at request of Rep. Dave Joyce
The Plain Dealer (8/1)

Premier nature area taking shape in Lake St. Clair marshlands
The Macomb Daily (8/1)

The unspoken tradition: cliff jumping at Marquette's Blackrocks
Great Lakes Echo (8/1)

Uncertain future for Presque Isle Power Plant
UpperMichiganSource.com (8/1)

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