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January 2014
Canada river 'sweetened' by contaminants
Environmental Health News (1/31)

COMMENTARY: Think about the beaches
The Windsor Star (1/31)

Deep freeze: Lake Erie 95 percent covered in ice
eCanadaNow (1/31)

How the polar vortex has left Michigan frozen
Detroit Free Press (1/31)

Month in review: Icy waters and carp fatigue
Great Lakes Echo (1/31)

Plan calls for suburban control of regional water system
The Detroit News (1/31)

Camp Perry shelves plan for 198-foot wind turbine
The Toledo Blade (1/30)

Canada’s lonely tower on Hamilton Harbour
The Hamilton Spectator (1/30)

Frozen Great Lakes not an invitation for icy walk
The London Free Press (1/30)

Ice two feet thick on Muskegon Lake
WZZM 13 (1/30)

Lake erosion lawsuit advances
The Herald Palladium (1/30)

Madeline Island rations propane; ice road prevents delivery
Northland's News Center (1/30)

Open-lake dumping foes speak out to state
The Toledo Blade (1/30)

USA: Corps to invite bids for Lake Ontario harbors dredging
Dredging Today (1/30)

COMMENTARY: Council of Canadians joins stakeholder group for Ontario Energy Board Energy East consultation
Rabble.ca (1/29)

Great Lakes under the largest cover of ice in decades
CBC (1/29)

Hornblower will make its Canadian presence known
Buffalo Business First (1/29)

Key partner in NITC bridge battle takes new job
Detroit News (1/29)

Manitoulin Island chosen as the destination for Tourism Ontario’s ‘Best of Outdoor Ontario’ contest
The Manitoulin Expositor (1/29)

Miller wants to expedite rail bridge removal
Port Huron Times Herald (1/29)

Municipal, business groups back measure to stall phosphorus rules
Journal Sentinel (1/29)

NY agency approves Lake George boat washing rules
The Buffalo News (1/29)

Stranded ships on Great Lakes create icebreaking logjam
CBC News (1/29)

Study says physical, electric barriers offer best protections for Great Lakes from Asian carp
Star Tribune (1/29)

Swimmer Marilyn Bell recalls historic Lake Ontario crossing
New Paltz Times (1/29)

Will all the snow help Lake Michigan's water level?
WZZM 13 ABC Michigan (1/29)

Detroit suburbs balk at spinning off water works to help city
Crain's Detroit Business (1/28)

Great Lakes Coalition Report could spell good news for Erie
Your Erie (1/28)

House advances water protection bill
The Blade (1/28)

Landscope: A city lies buried under Michigan’s west coast
Great Lakes Echo (1/28)

People not convinced by argument for fracking: NDP
The Georgian (1/28)

Petition opposes plan for nuclear waste
The Midland Mirror (1/28)

Rep. Miller plans to introduce bill to stop Asian carp
Huron Daily Tribune (1/28)

River’s contaminated sediment targeted in EPA cleanup plan
The News-Herald (1/28)

White Lake could become Michigan’s first to come off U.S-Canada list of pollution hot spots
Michigan Radio (1/28)

Year of the port? Muskegon has ship-full of port development issues on the table for 2014
MLive (1/28)

Algae toxin a public water concern along Lake Erie
Petoskey News (1/27)

Cold spells may kill some but not worst invasive bugs
Great Lakes Echo (1/27)

COMMENTARY: Is Maumee Bay landfill an ecological time bomb?
The Toledo Blade (1/27)

EDITORIAL: License to kill
Watertown Daily Times (1/27)

Hornblower forges ahead
Niagara This Week (1/27)

Ice cover affects lake levels in surprising ways
National Geographic (1/27)

Invasive-species proposal affects local lakes
The Leader Herald (1/27)

Littoral shipbuilding in Marinette in jeopardy
Journal Sentinel (1/27)

Protecting and restoring habitat for aquatic wildlife to get million dollar bump
CBS Detroit (1/27)

Rough weather in December puts mark on 2013 shipping season
Forum News Service (1/27)

Drainage innovations can improve Lake Erie
Farm and Dairy (1/26)

Dunkirk chamber targets lakeshore revitalization
Buffalo News (1/26)

Great Lake water levels
Blackburn News (1/26)

Lake Erie fish floundering
The Columbus Dispatch (1/26)

Lighthouses of winter draw us to the wonders of the frozen shores
HTR News (1/26)

Scuba team and divers give ice safety demo
Erie TV News (1/26)

Transport of oilsands products carries unknown risks, scientists warn
The Star (1/26)

Red Cliff Ojibwe continue to research drums found lying on lake’s bottom
Sawyer County Record (1/25)

Shipping seasons continues despite Lake Erie ice
The Star Beacon (1/25)

Hundreds of ice volcanoes form at Presqu'ile Provincial Park on Lake Ontario
The Windsor Star (1/24)

Illinois gives $1.3M for Lake Mich. shoreline project
Belleville News-Democrat (1/24)

Officials: White Lake to be first Area of Concern in Michigan removed from list this summer
MLive (1/24)

Speakers endorse separation of Chicago waterway from Great Lakes to stop Asian Carp
Petoskey News-Review (1/24)

EDITORIAL: Great Lakes, great news
The Plain Dealer (1/23)

Fact trumps rumors on Carbide Dock
Soo Evening News (1/23)

Lake-effect storms may ease as ice cover nears 100%
The Buffalo News (1/23)

Nuclear plant leak patched up near Lake Erie
Grist (1/23)

Photo Galleries Ice in Great Lakes a danger to ships, coast guard says
CBC News (1/23)

What heavy ice coverage means for Great Lakes shipping and water levels
Michigan Radio (1/23)

Can ice on the Great Lakes be a good thing?
Fox 6 Milwaukee (1/22)

Crews work on the Soo Locks to support shipping traffic in the spring
UpNorthLive.com (1/22)

Great Lakes water levels expected to rise thanks to frigid winter
Guardian Liberty Voice (1/22)

Michigan rivers polluted by human, animal waste more than double previous estimates
Bridge Michigan (1/22)

Millcreek supervisors approve process for possible sale of water system
Go Erie (1/22)

Red Cliff Band's barrels report: Cluster bomb parts, no toxins found so far
Duluth News Tribune (1/22)

Scientists ID 10-year water-level cycle in Great Lakes basin; say current lows buck trend
Phys.org (1/22)

Sleeping Bear goes from 'most beautiful' to 'most crowded'
MLive (1/22)

Soo Council to decide Norgoma's fate
Sault Star (1/22)

St. Lawrence Seaway cargoes declined 5.3 percent in 2013
The Buffalo News (1/22)

The solution to the Asian carp problem? "Dam it," say many at public hearing in Ann Arbor
Michigan Radio (1/22)

Winnetka takes next step in discharging floodwater into Lake Michigan
Medill Reports Chicago (1/22)

With Lake Superior frozen, Apostle Island sea caves and rock formations accessible by foot
Star Tribune (1/22)

Beach, swim safety concern North East officials
Erie Times-News (1/21)

Great Lakes evaporation study shows it’s not as simple as temperature
CBS Detroit (1/21)

Lorain Council supports offshore wind turbines, bascule bridge rehab
The Morning Journal (1/21)

Superior’s splendor doesn’t dip when winter comes calling
Sault Star (1/21)

Asian carp plan for the Great Lakes
Associated Press (1/20)

Cities, Ontario tackle Great Lakes resiliency to climate change together
The Daily Press (1/20)

Cold weather anglers flock to thick ice; effects of ice on fish mixed
Great Lakes Echo (1/20)

COMMENTARY: Asian carp action plan need to keep invasive species out of the Great Lakes
MLive (1/20)

EDITORIAL: Great Lakes worth protecting in compromise budget
Lancaster Eagle Gazette (1/20)

Grant to help stabilize Sheboygan River bank near marsh
Sheboygan Press (1/20)

Green Bay ports see healthy 2013 shipping season
WBAY-TV - Green Bay, WI (1/20)

$1M project underway at Harrisville State Park
The Alpena News (1/19)

Aerial drone catches ice images at Holland State Park
The Holland Sentinel (1/19)

DEC releases 2 draft species management plans
Press-Republican (1/19)

Line 9: Journey along the pipeline
The Hamilton Spectator (1/19)

Rep. Redfern helps direct resources to protect Lake Erie from algal blooms
The Beacon (1/19)

Warren diver helps find Civil War-era shipwreck
The Macomb Daily (1/19)

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore winter sea caves open for first time in five years
Northland's News Center (1/18)

Canadian court fines firm for trucking Asian carp
The Toledo Blade (1/18)

EDITORIAL: Restoration of Great Lakes funding a relief
Sheboygan Press (1/18)

Great Lakes shipping frozen
Daily Press (1/18)

Ice-breaking operation on Western Lake Erie could put fishermen in danger
The Plain Dealer (1/18)

New York State weighs plan to kill or capture mute swans
WPIX-TV - New York, NY (1/18)

Corps criticized at meeting for slow pace on carp issue
The Toledo Blade (1/17)

EDITORIAL: A better look at the lake
The Chronicle-Journal (1/17)

Flying Fish Festival takes aim at invasive Asian carp
Journal Star (1/17)

Dems introduce bill to protect waterways from iron-ore mining
The Capital Times (1/16)

Divisive copper mine draws full house and strong views to first hearing
Star Tribune (1/16)

EDITORIAL: Open-lake disposal proposal should be dumped
The Plain Dealer (1/16)

Great Lakes funding restored
Sandusky Register (1/16)

Ogdensburg snow dumping could be a problem for walleye
Watertown Daily Times (1/16)

Scientists to go ahead with $600K algae study
Sandusky Register (1/16)

Shipping season ends on the Great Lakes
Duluth News Tribune (1/16)

Snowy owl rescued by Lake Erie Nature & Science Center
Northeast Ohio Media Group (1/16)

Timeline unveiled for new Champlain Bridge
Montreal Gazette (1/16)

Walleye anglers on Saginaw waterways reeling in surprise catch: Sturgeon
MLive (1/16)

Arctic freeze fails to faze ducks and gulls in frigid Lake Erie waters: Aerial View
Northeast Ohio Media Group (1/15)

Arctic freeze fails to faze ducks and gulls in frigid Lake Erie waters: Aerial View
The Plain Dealer (1/15)

Early cold snap keeps cutters busy in the St. Clair River
The Times Herald (1/15)

Expert gives thumbs-up to Akron sewer deal that may be off the table
Akron Beacon Journal (1/15)

Great Lakes Fishery Commission wrapping up proposal application period for lamprey research
Daily Journal (1/15)

Hundreds of homes, camps flooded along North Sandy Pond near Lake Ontario
The Post-Standard (1/15)

Land Conservancy of West Michigan announces new protected properties
MLive (1/15)

Melting snow, rain dump 31 million gallons of sewage into lake
The Macomb Daily (1/15)

Redfern helps protect Lake Erie
Port Clinton News Herald (1/15)

Wisconsin's ferrous mine permitting - streamlined or bogged down?
Milwaukee Public Radio (1/15)

A century later, the expensive lesson of reversing the Chicago River
The Atlantic Cities (1/14)

Bill OKs $350M for Mich. waterway projects, including lakes
The Detroit News (1/14)

Gillibrand: Funding for Great Lakes restoration, combating Asian carp included in omnibus spending bill
The Citizen (1/14)

Great Lakes see sizable gains in water levels over 2013
C and G News (1/14)

Ice jam on Lake Ontario causes 'flood warning' for northern Oswego County
The Post-Standard (1/14)

Mich. anglers no longer must have minnow receipts
The Washington Times (1/14)

New spending bill would restore Great Lakes cleanup money
The Plain Dealer (1/14)

Quinn seeks statewide petcoke restrictions
Chicago Tribune (1/14)

Researchers take first look at outbreaks tied to toxic algal blooms
Port Clinton News Herald (1/14)

Wisconsin court decides value of manure; insurer liable for ‘pollution’ claims
Great Lakes Echo (1/14)

Bird conservation groups announce intention to sue over wind turbine
The Beacon (1/13)

COMMENTARY: U.S. Rep. Candice S. Miller: To protect the Great Lakes' future, we must act now on Asian Carp
Detroit Free Press (1/13)

COMMENTARY: U.S. Rep. Candice S. Miller: To protect the Great Lakes' future, we must act now on Asian Carp
Detroit Free Press (1/13)

EDITORIAL: Come clean on crude oil
Times Union (1/13)

EDITORIAL: Creeping carp: Great Lakes states need a federal solution
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1/13)

Global warming? Public attitudes often at mercy of the weather, study finds.
The Christian Science Monitor (1/13)

Hundreds of snowy owl sightings reported in state
The Medina-Gazette (1/13)

Ice causing rivers to overflow in NE Ohio
The Washington Times (1/13)

Ontario Geological Survey raises spectre of fracking on Manitoulin Island
Manitoulin Expositor (1/13)

Polar vortex drives Great Lakes to highest ice cover in 20 years
Minnesota Public Radio (1/13)

Projects aim to reduce runoff into Green Bay
News 8000 (1/13)

Recent study moot with Asian carp DNA already found in Great Lakes, says Island resident
Manitoulin Expositor (1/13)

Residents at hearing support plugging Chicago canal to stop Asian carp
Journal Sentinel (1/13)

'Formidable' ice has had a major impact on shipping
The Times of Northwest Indiana (1/12)

Federal report suggests separating Great Lakes from Mississippi River system
Sawyer County Record (1/12)

Great Lakes ice build-up second fastest ever
Door County Daily News (1/12)

Ice jams Rocky River near Lake Erie, floods road, damages docks
Northeast Ohio Media Group (1/12)

Minnesota DNR plans catch-and-release season for sturgeon
Duluth News Tribune (1/12)

COMMENTARY: Political leaders still don't grasp Lake Erie's value: Brent Larkin
Northeast Ohio Media Group (1/11)

Ships battle ice on Lake Superior
Sheboygan Press (1/11)

First ship to enter winter layup arrives in Twin Ports
Duluth News Tribune (1/7)

Museum offering previews of Great Lakes Shipwreck Festival
Associated Press (1/7)

U.S. Coast Guard spills diesel fuel into Detroit River
The Windsor Star (1/5)

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