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July 2015
Almost 6 acres of land added near Fullerton Avenue Beach
Chicago Tribune (7/31)

Chrysler Beach to get new bathrooms, fish cleaning station, picnic, play area
The Voice (7/31)

Cops and kids make memories on a Lake Erie fishing trip
The Plain Dealer (7/31)

Experts keep tabs on Lake Michigan salmon population
Grand Haven Tribune (7/31)

Fewer Asian clams in Owasco Lake this year, study finds
The Auburn Citizen (7/31)

Importance of Port Robinson ferry to be showcased
Niagara this Week (7/31)

Northeast Wisconsin Preserve gets grant to clean 'fish boil' pollution
Wisconsin Public Radio (7/31)

Residents say Augustian CAFO will pollute rivers, lake
Kewaunee County Star-News (7/31)

Safe boating emphasized at 'Paddles Up'
Island Dispatch (7/31)

Toledo resumes microcystin daily testing
The Blade (7/31)

14-year-old Illinois girl to swim across Lake Michigan for cancer research
People (7/30)

Asbestos probe leads to jail term in Ohio
Great Lakes Echo (7/30)

Blue-green algae bloom closes some Chatham-Kent beaches
The Chatam Daily News (7/30)

COMMENTARY: Chatham-Kent’s amazing fishing economy sometimes overlooked
The Chatam Daily News (7/30)

Human oil drop forms at Capitol to protest Mackinac Straits pipeline
MLive (7/30)

Microbeads banned in Erie County after protracted debate
WIVB-TV - Buffalo, NY (7/30)

Rep. Ribble aims to save the bay, Great Lakes in new bill
Door County Daily News (7/30)

The Genesee, recently raging, is now a trickle
Democrat & Chronicle (7/30)

The Great Lakes: Trip of a lifetime
The Telegraph (7/30)

2 Asian carp found in ponds near Toronto waterfront
Toronto Star (7/29)

Algae toxin level drops slightly at lake intake
The Toledo Blade (7/29)

Be a beach bum, not a beach butt
The Manitoulin Expositor (7/29)

Birch bark artists keep tradition afloat
Traverse City Record-Eagle (7/29)

CMU researchers look to control Great Lakes invasive species
WGTU-TV - Traverse City, MI (7/29)

COMMENTARY: For opponents of Waukesha, politics trumps environmental protection
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (7/29)

COMMENTARY: Protect the Great Lakes, shut down Straits pipeline
Detroit Free Press (7/29)

Great Lakes Aquarium discovery center now open
Duluth News Tribune (7/29)

Great Lakes Commission gets $3.4M for Little Rapids project
Toledo News Now (7/29)

How would ecosystems downstream fare if Waukesha buys Lake Michigan water?
Milwaukee Public Radio (7/29)

Mapping great rivers
Great Lakes Echo (7/29)

The health of Lake Erie
The Beacon (7/29)

Toxic algae likely to surface on Lake Erie again
Detroit Free Press (7/29)

Hydrilla plant inches closer to Great Lakes
WIVB-TV - Buffalo, NY (7/28)

Michigan-made pesticide Zequannox adds muscle to zebra mussels
MLive.com (7/28)

Ohio city detects Lake Erie toxins that led to 2014 crisis
The Washington Times (7/28)

Proposed hog megafarm causes stir in northern Wisconsin
Darien N ews (7/28)

State tracks beach dangers
The Toledo Blade (7/28)

What European demand for caviar means for a Great Lakes fish
Michigan Radio (7/28)

New website posts water sample results of local Lake Ontario beaches
Oswego County Today (7/27)

Picnic rocks no swimming zone
Upper Michigan's Source News (7/27)

Rising Lake Erie damages property, swallows beaches
Buffalo News (7/27)

Toxic blue-green algae blooms form off Point Pelee
CBC News (7/27)

COMMENTARY: Another Toledo water crisis? It’s possible, if we lose focus on Lake Erie
Toledo Blade (7/26)

Little Sable Point Lighthouse offers 130 steps to a great view
MLive.com (7/26)

Megafarms: Water debate roils Wisconsin's Kewaunee County
Green Bay Press Gazette (7/26)

Ohio city better prepared to keep toxins out of tap water
ABC News (7/26)

Ontario side of Lake Erie feels familiar yet exotic
The Columbus Dispatch (7/26)

St. Lawrence River North Channel around tugboats closed to boats
Cornwall Newswatch (7/26)

Water in the Lachine Canal is off-limits until Friday night, Parks Canada says
Montreal Gazette (7/26)

Windsor-Essex lake water monitored for blue-green algae toxins
Windsor Star (7/26)

3 takeaways from American Great Lakes Ports Association's meeting in Muskegon
MLive.com (7/25)

More than 400 drowning incidents recorded in Great Lakes since 2010
UpNorthLive.com (7/25)

COMMENTARY: Environmental groups lose $1M in grants with Walker vetoes
Wisconsin Leader-Telegram (7/24)

Corps: Dredging not to blame for murky Lake Ontario water
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (7/24)

DNR proposes expanding list of projects that don't require environmental analysis
The Associated Press (7/24)

Documentary searches for hope in nuclear waste
Great Lakes Echo (7/24)

Eastland remembered: A century later, groups work to memorialize the 844 killed
nwitimes.com (7/24)

Emergency funding needed to keep out Asian Carp
Blackburn News (7/24)

Many Great Lakes ports face challenges similar to Muskegon's
MLive (7/24)

Musician pedals around Lake Superior
Duluth News Tribune (7/24)

New Lake Erie bloom spreads across lake to Kelleys Island
The Sandusky Register (7/24)

Dredging, big rainstorms turn Lake Ontario waters muddy
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (7/23)

Historic shipwreck identified in Lake Michigan
The Detroit Free Press (7/23)

Invader reaches Sudbury lake
The Sudbury Star (7/23)

Lake Michigan water levels rapidly rise after record lows
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (7/23)

The cities leading a US manufacturing revival
Forbes (7/23)

Beaches losing ground as lake levels rise
The Sheboygan Press (7/22)

Challenge to nuclear waste bunker near Lake Huron on hold until 2016
CTV News (7/22)

Farm bill aims to nurture Great Lakes states' conservation efforts
The Ripon Advance (7/22)

Great Lakes crustacean can survive being eaten by goby
Traverse City Record-Eagle (7/22)

Officials say Michigan won't hurt Great Lakes by using herbicides to control invasive plants
WDIV-Detroit (7/22)

Veterinarians say lake toxins also harmful for pets
Toledo News Now (7/22)

Casey seeking sanctuary status for Lake Erie waters
The Meadville Tribune (7/21)

COMMENTARY: Save Great Lakes from farm pollution the Michigan way
Detroit Free Press (7/21)

Habitat restoration to begin at seven sites along Buffalo River
Buffalo News (7/21)

Invasive quagga mussels discovered in first Michigan inland lake
MLive (7/21)

Lake Macatawa traps find no sign of invasive crayfish
The Associated Press (7/21)

Lawmakers want programs to curb Great Lakes farm pollution
WLNS 6 News (7/21)

Legislation calls for voluntary fertilizer reduction
The Macomb Daily (7/21)

Michigan DNR calls for public comments on Lake Michigan island plan
Michigan Radio (7/21)

Tugboat recovery: River current to be slowed at Iroquois
Cornwall Seaway News (7/21)

Wisconsin town wants a drink of Lake Michigan water
Interlochen Public Radio (7/21)

Another $30M Grand River project?
MLive.com (7/20)

Casey: Designate Lake Erie's waters a marine sanctuary, including Presque Isle
Jet 24 Action News (7/20)

CORA urges boaters to use caution on Great Lakes
Sault Ste. Marie Evening News (7/20)

Great Lakes states are in ecological debt
The Great Lakes Echo (7/20)

Invasice spiny waterfleas found on Lake Vermillion
The Star Tribune (7/20)

Marysville passes resolution opposing nuclear waste dump on Lake Huron
The Voice (7/20)

New website informs public about phosphorus in Lake Erie
Toledo News Now (7/20)

Ontario investing in Great Lakes water quality
WBFO - FM Buffalo (7/20)

Small fish population at risk in St. Lawrence River?
Cornwall Standard-Freeholder (7/20)

U.S. senator pushes to ban microbeads
The Press Republican (7/20)

Wallaceburg residents show preference for status quo
Chatham Daily News (7/20)

Water quality in Ohio: Taking a page from organic farming
Public News Service - OH (7/20)

COMMENTARY: Is Mackinac Straits pipeline safe? Have its sunset years begun?
MLive (7/19)

COMMENTARY: Let’s rekindle our love and respect of water
The London Free Press (7/19)

COMMENTARY: Support efforts to protect clean water, health
SC Times (7/19)

COMMENTARY: Waukesha has alternatives to Lake Michigan water
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (7/19)

EDITORIAL: Project to restore the Buffalo River turns to the long-neglected shoreline
Buffalo News (7/19)

Guelph swimmer conquers Lake Erie crossing in 10 hours
The Waterloo Region Record (7/19)

Daily water testing warns swimmers of dangers at Lake Erie beaches
The Plain Dealer (7/17)

No obvious quick fix for moribund yellow perch
The Market Business (7/17)

Toxic algae expected at Lake Erie, potentially worst ever
Nature World News (7/17)

Urgent push to fund impact study of Soo Locks
WTOM-TV - Traverse City, MI (7/17)

No sign of live invasive crayfish after DNR trapping on Lake Macatawa
The Holland Sentinel (7/16)

EDITORIAL: Time to protect Great Lakes from oil spill is now
The Detroit Free Press (7/16)

High lake levels vex docking for Mackinac sailboat race
Detroit News (7/16)

Invasive species found in Northern Michigan lake
WWTV-TV - Cadillac, MI (7/16)

Lake Michigan, Lake Huron water level at 17-year high
MLive (7/16)

OPG rejects natural gas, biomass option for Nanticoke Generating Station
Simcoe Reformer (7/16)

Scientists turn to high-tech tracking to learn more about Lake Erie sturgeon
The Buffalo News (7/16)

St. Lawrence Seaway sees drop in second-quarter cargo shipments
Watertown Daily Times (7/16)

State, county team up on Rouge River study
The Detroit News (7/16)

UT research vessel dedicated at Great Lakes museum
The Toledo Blade (7/16)

Climate change threatens Lake Erie's yellow perch
Phys.org (7/15)

Climate signals boreal bird movement
Great Lakes Echo (7/15)

Sitting next to vast Lake Superior, Duluth tells everyone to limit water use
Star Tribune (7/15)

Task force addresses Straits pipeline, but some want it closed now
Detroit Free Press (7/15)

Toronto will spend $5M to study re-routing Don River
CBC News (7/15)

Water levels in Lake Huron highest they've been in 17 years
CTV Barrie (7/15)

Windsor-Essex conservation authority warns of high lake water levels
Windsor Star (7/15)

Beach hazards posted along Lake Michigan shoreline
Fox 17 (7/14)

Bay City hunter hits the 'jackpot,' scores a Michigan elk license
MLive (7/14)

COMMENTARY: Improving Canada's marine infrastructure is a must
The Ottawa Citizen (7/14)

Fly fishing clinics to be held on Lake Erie
Telegraph Forum (7/14)

Fond du Lac Band adds to sturgeon population on St. Louis River
Duluth News Tribune (7/14)

Input sought for Lake Michigan Islands Management Plan
UP Matters.org (7/14)

Officials say new Harpersfield dam needed
Star Beacon (7/14)

Weather service has small craft advisory for Lake Huron
The Times Herald (7/14)

3 Great Lakes lighthouses up for auction
MLive (7/13)

Climate change muddies Lake Erie algae solutions
The Toledo Blade (7/13)

Habitat restoration to begin at seven sites along Buffalo River
The Buffalo News (7/13)

Invasive crayfish discovery sparks Michigan DNR trapping effort in Lake Macatawa
Mlive (7/13)

Next phase in Buffalo River recovery kicks off with habitat restoration and shoreline improvements
Niagara Frontier Publications (7/13)

Ore trade in the Great Lakes takes a dip in June
Fox 21 KQDS (7/13)

Push is on for completing Soo Locks project
The Detroit News (7/13)

Straits of Mackinac oil pipeline task force report coming Tuesday
MLive (7/13)

Toledo study looks at regional water plan
The Toledo Blade (7/13)

“Landmarking” study looks at where cool carp go to get hot dates
WKAR - East Lansing, Mich. (7/13)

Lake Michigan water levels rising at near record rate
Chicago Tribune (7/12)

MI Gov. Rick Snyder christens Mackinac Island ferry
MLive.com (7/12)

Minnesota's Forest Lake now has zebra mussels
Duluth News Tribune (7/12)

High water levels, waves eating away at Lake Michigan shore
The Northwest Indiana Times (7/11)

Isle Aux Galets Lighthouse on the auction block
Traverse City Record-Eagle (7/11)

"Severe" algae bloom in store for Lake Erie
CBS News (7/10)

Bill aims to ban microbeads for Great Lakes safety
WLS-TV - Chicago, Ill. (7/10)

COMMENTARY: Riverfront Stella Niagara Preserve is a remarkable contribution to WNY
The Buffalo News (7/10)

Conservancy pushes access to Detroit riverfront, area economic revitalization
Crain's Detroit Business (7/10)

Construction on the way for Niagara-On-The-Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant
Water Online (7/10)

EDITORIAL: Lake Erie’s issues should trump everything else
The Blade (7/10)

Foul odour at Cobourg shore is harmless, town says
Northumberland Today (7/10)

Lake Superior pressured by climate change, invasive species
Circle of Blue (7/10)

Charlevoix County supports new water trail at Beaver Island
Petoskey News-Review (7/9)

COMMENTARY: Chesapeake Bay decision holds potential ramifications for Great Lakes' water quality regulation
Crain's Detroit Business (7/9)

Exhibit shows how Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System serves millions of people daily
Kingston Whig-Standard (7/9)

Exhibit shows how Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System serves millions of people daily
Kingston Whig Standard (7/9)

Government of Canada launches consultations on phosphorus targets to protect Lake Erie
CNW Group (7/9)

Summer forecast for Lake Erie algae, big rains
The Detroit News (7/9)

Toledo: Water supply is fine
The Toledo Blade (7/8)

$400K committed toward buying Lake Michigan parcel for dunes sanctuary
MLive (7/8)

Authorities encourage owners to register boats after empty kayaks found in Lake Michigan
MLive (7/8)

Boblo boat SS Columbia to travel to Buffalo for further restoration
The Windsor Star (7/8)

Clean water pact: Protect Lake Erie
The Toledo Blade (7/8)

Cleanup of wood waste from St. Louis River bay is nearly complete
Duluth News Tribune (7/8)

Fundraiser planned in $970,000 acquisition of Lake Michigan shoreline dunes in Muskegon County
The Republic (7/8)

Invasive snails spreading in Wisconsin waterways
Channel 3000 (7/8)

Native groups seek oil and gas moratorium in Gulf of St. Lawrence
CTV Montreal News (7/8)

New laws in place for Lake Erie water quality
Ohio's County Journal (7/8)

Route taken by coal-fired Lake Michigan passenger ferry getting highway designation
The Star Tribune (7/8)

Salvage work suspended on tugboats
The Cornwall Standard Freeholder (7/8)

Toxic threats to Great Lakes demand action, environmentalist says
CBC News (7/8)

Cayuga county homes just feet away from falling into Lake Ontario
CNYCentral.com (7/7)

COMMENTARY: Dumping sewage into Great Lakes must stop
The Chicago Tribune (7/7)

Expect strong police presence on Pottahawk Sunday
The Tillsonburg News (7/7)

Goderich's lifeline under Lake Huron: How a salt mine keeps a community alive
CBC News (7/7)

Great Lakes surface temperatures higher than year ago
9&10 News (7/7)

Lake Michigan Carferry/SS Badger newly designated as the Continuance Route of U.S. 10
Ludington Daily News (7/7)

Lake Superior 3.5 degrees warmer than last year
WDIO (7/7)

Local leaders predict large algal bloom in Lake Erie
Toledo News NOW (7/7)

Local steel production rises by 6,000 tons
The Northwest Indiana Times (7/7)

Minnesota State Senator trying to change fish's name because it might 'hurt feelings'
Independent Journal Review (7/7)

New bridge to be built over St. Marys River
SooToday (7/7)

Report shows no progress on Lake Champlain clean up
Brattleboro Reformer (7/7)

Buffalo residents skeptical about city plan for neglected LaSalle Park
The Buffalo News (7/6)

COMMENTARY: Great Lakes govs whiff on algae; can they hit a diversion home run?
Great Lakes Echo (7/6)

Dangerous swimming conditions developing along Lake Michigan
Fox 17 News (7/6)

Rugged computers key for rescue workers
IT - Online (7/6)

State pledges funds to improve Celina's water supply
The Daily Standard (7/6)

Changes target toxic algae in western Lake Erie
The Detroit Free Press (7/5)

EDITORIAL: DNR made the right move on hog megafarm
The Journal Times (7/5)

Flooding may spur algae in Lake Erie
The Columbus Dispatch (7/5)

Salvage on Cornwall tugs slated to start Tuesday
Standard Freeholder (7/5)

Starry Stonewort Algae, an invasive species that spreads fast: “It’s the start of the death of a lake”
Fox 6 Now (7/5)

Toledo Harbor Lighthouse a towering spectacle of architectural design
MLive (7/5)

Signs along Port Huron rivers will tell of area’s rich history
The Times Herald (7/4)

Wild rice restoration underway on St. Louis River
Grand Forks Herald (7/4)

Effort to restore Times Beach evolves into an ecological model
The Buffalo News (7/3)

Canadian government protects large area of Lake Superior
Chron (7/2)

COMMENTARY: Dumping sewage into Great Lakes must stop
Chicago Tribune (7/2)

Projects to enhance Great Lakes shoreline approved
Niagara This Week (7/2)

Round gobies, an invasive species, now plentiful in Oneida Lake
The Syracuse Post-Standard (7/2)

$3.2 million Lake Michigan restoration project breaks ground in Portage
The Northwest Indiana Times (7/1)

Alewife decline threatens Lake Michigan's salmon fishery
Traverse City Record-Eagle (7/1)

Coast guard reminding people to be safe this holiday weekend
9&10 News - Cadillac, Mich. (7/1)

Great Lakes water levels at highest point in years
WDET - Detroit, Mich. (7/1)

Huge part of Lake Superior designated a Canadian marine conservation area
MLive (7/1)

June rainfall sends a near-record phosphorus levels into Lake Erie; toxic algae prospects worsen
The Plain Dealer (7/1)

Lake St. Clair metropark beach closed due to pollution
The Macomb Daily (7/1)

Minnesota turtle may get federal endangered status
Duluth News Tribune (7/1)

Proposed Lake Erie marine sanctuary passes Erie City Council
WICU/WSEE - Erie, PA (7/1)

Scott Walker signs bill banning microbeads
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (7/1)

Muskegon plays host ithis week to the American Great Lakes Port Association
MLive News (7/0)

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