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October 2015
EDITORIAL: Rescue ‘impaired’ Lake Erie
Akron Beacon Journal (10/31)

TVDSB high school students learn about importance of Great Lakes
St. Thomas Times-Journal (10/31)

$1.5M Cullen Park work backs ecology
The Toledo Blade (10/30)

Competition hopes to elevate historic Erie Canal path
WRVO - Oswego, NY (10/30)

DTE Energy Foundation awards grant benefiting construction of refuge’s boat dock and fishing pier
The News-Herald (10/30)

Great Lakes microbeads researcher keynotes Freshwater Summit
MLive (10/30)

Sewer district’s big tunnel credited with improving Mill Creek’s water quality
The Plain Dealer (10/30)

Should fish farming be allowed in the Great Lakes?
The Christian Science Monitor (10/30)

At least 7 vessels to visit Tall Ships Erie 2016 festival
Erie Times-News (10/29)

Divers have begun work at possible Argo site
Sandusky Register (10/29)

DNR says future 'not awesome' for Lake Michigan Chinook salmon fishery
MLive (10/29)

EDITORIAL: Save Cuyahoga River from mudslide shutdown
The Plain Dealer (10/29)

Final lakefront development planning session set in Waukegan
Chicago Tribune (10/29)

Lake Michigan water levels rising
CBS - Chicago (10/29)

Museum Tower on track
WBAY-TV - Green Bay, WI (10/29)

Museums recall Fitzgerald sinking, Great Lakes lore
The Times Herald (10/29)

Silver Bay to become bat country on Halloween
Lake County News Chronicle (10/29)

Fees increasing at Sleeping Bear Dunes near Traverse City
The Associated Press (10/28)

Invasive species, latest local research discussed at Finger Lakes Community College
Daily Messenger (10/28)

Lack of planning before tugs capsized
Cornwall Standard-Freeholder (10/28)

Maritime Center to close for winter
The Times Herald (10/28)

Rough water for tribe's marina plans
Traverse City Record-Eagle (10/28)

St. Clair River next for Enbridge oil spill practice
MLive (10/28)

Universities collect improved Great Lakes wind data
Great Lake Echo (10/28)

Walleye hatch suggests fishing will be good for next few years
Sandusky Register (10/28)

After 80 years, oldest active boat in Chicago has cult following
DNAinfo (10/27)

EDITORIAL: Stop stalling on Lake Erie
The Toledo Blade (10/27)

Erie area grape farmers adopt sustainability practices
Go Erie (10/27)

Great Lakes ballast water regulation will be issue facing new Canadian leader
Wisconsin public radio (10/27)

Great Lakes states guard water - even from neighbors
Detroit Free Press (10/27)

Increased demand threatens aquifer water supplies in northeastern Illinois
Lawrence County Daily Record (10/27)

Lake Erie shipwreck from 1937 leaking unknown substance into water
Chicago Tribune (10/27)

Lake Erie-district lawmakers talk bond issues for water quality projects
Nordonia Hills News Leader (10/27)

Lakeshore ponders lengthy extension of jetty into Lake St. Clair
The Windsor Star (10/27)

New SCADA System at water plant
HTR Media (10/27)

President declares new marine sanctuaries
Heartland (10/27)

Section of Grand Calumet River now restored
Lakeshore Public Television (10/27)

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore experiencing higher visitor numbers
9 & 10 News (10/27)

Water could transform Rust belt into Blue Belt
Detroit Free Press (10/27)

A-C-W proposal to preserve trees along Huron shoreline
Blackburn Radio (10/26)

Dock rehab showing progress
Duluth News Tribune (10/26)

Group warns of illegal fishing, disruption of Spencer Creek salmon spawning
The Hamilton Spectator (10/26)

Red Cliff Tribe continues push to raise more Lake Superior munitions barrels
Wisconsin Public Radio (10/26)

Research for Lake Huron water levels
Bayshore Broadcasting (10/26)

Finding Minnesota: North Shore’s ‘Witch Tree’
WCCO-TV - Minneapolis, MN (10/25)

Summit speakers debate call to seek federal status
The Toledo Blade (10/25)

Trout/salmon returns concern biologists
South Bend Tribune (10/25)

Army Corps of Engineers looking to grow Presque Isle’s Gull Point
Erie Times-News (10/24)

Industry, nature co-exist on Detroit’s Zug Island
The Detroit News (10/24)

Shipwreck discovered in Lake Erie could be toxic, long-sought Argo
The Plain Dealer (10/24)

Bad River Watershed to expand stewardship role
Ashland Daily Press (10/23)

Bad River Watershed to expand stewardship role
Ashland Daily Press (10/23)

COMMENTARY: Sheboygan History: Erie Canal helped Sheboygan
The Sheboygan Press (10/23)

Exercise aids preparation for potential St. Lawrence Seaway disaster
Watertown Daily Times (10/23)

Mich. Lawmakers find new urgency to stop Asian carp
The Detroit News (10/23)

New saltie on Great Lakes is first with onboard ballast treatment
Duluth News Tribune (10/23)

Officials evaluate condition of Presque Isle's beaches
Erie Times-News (10/23)

Senators say young fish study highlights Asian carp threat
The Associated Press (10/23)

40 years later, ship’s legend lives on in a Gordon Lightfoot song and two museum
Chicago Tribune (10/22)

By the numbers: Icebreaking on the Great Lakes last winter
MLive (10/22)

Conservation groups call on U.S. EPA to declare Lake Erie's western basin "impaired" to help end toxic algal blooms
The Plain Dealer (10/22)

Flame retardants and stain repellent chemicals turning up in herring gull eggs
Michigan Radio (10/22)

Great Lakes advocate has high hopes for new Canadian PM
Wisconsin Public Radio (10/22)

Invasive zebra mussels discovered in Madison's Lake Mendota
Wisconsin Public Radio (10/22)

Lake Erie shoreline management plan says erosion of bluffs is a fact of life in Elgin county
St. Thomas Times-Journal (10/22)

Lake Michigan public shoreline expanding near Petoskey
MLive (10/22)

New Canadian government could derail plans for nuclear waste dump near Lake Huron
Michigan Radio (10/22)

New EPA limits will make difference in Michigan but more may be needed
Great Lake Echo (10/22)

Shipwrecks and Scuba gathering returns to Sawmill Creekq
Sandusky Register (10/22)

State says it will speed up money transfer to Flint for Detroit water
MLive (10/22)

West Pierhead Lighthouse seeks funding for upcoming restorations
The Oswegonian (10/22)

Coast Guard teams prepare for Great Lakes icebreaking
The Associated Press (10/21)

COMMENTARY: Trendy Toronto: City embracing its waterways in style similar to Pittsburg
Pittsburg Post-Gazette (10/21)

Lake St. Clair management plans hinge on further U.S. government support
Chatham Daily News (10/21)

Minnesota DNR’s dangerous solution to Mille Lacs walleye shortage
Northwest Herald (10/21)

Photographers aim to preserve parts of Lake Michigan
Public News Service (10/21)

Salmon numbers tank
Traverse City Record-Eagle (10/21)

The Cuyahoga River: Four things you might want to know
The Plain Dealer (10/21)

The hills are alive
Traverse City Record-Eagle (10/21)

Building a comeback for the Detroit River
Michigan Radio (10/20)

Building a comeback for the Detroit River
Michigan Radio (10/20)

COMMENTARY: Fertilizer runoff feeds growth of harmful algal blooms
Erie Times-News (10/20)

Group asks EPA to step up oversight of state DNR
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/20)

Impacts of Clean Water Act visible in Wisconsin
Milwaukee Public Radio (10/20)

Indiana receives Chinook salmon eggs from Wisconsin to meet production goals
WBIW - Bedford, IN (10/20)

Kayakers look to paddle Krispin Drain on Harsens Island
The Times Herald (10/20)

New York shipwreck hunters find wreck of steamship lost in Lake Ontario during 1862 storm
The Associated Press (10/20)

Ontonagon selected for small harbor sustainability assistance
WBUP-TV - Ishpeming, MI (10/20)

Sen. Tim Kennedy calling for state ban on triclosan
The Buffalo News (10/20)

Study: Less than 3 percent of eels survive Ontario dams
Great Lakes Echo (10/20)

Toledo to halt daily microcystin testing
The Toledo Blade (10/20)

Tribal Chair seeks higher air quality standards near reservation to thwart mining
Wisconsin public radio (10/20)

University of Windsor researchers land $1.9-million grant for Great Lakes’ study
The Windsor Star (10/20)

Wisconsin shipwreck added to the National Register of Historic Places
Great Lakes Echo (10/20)

'Forgotten component' in Chicago's transport assets still seeks private operator
Crain's Chicago Business (10/19)

Fly over Mackinac Bridge, Grand Traverse Bay in a C-130 Hercules
MLive (10/19)

Legislation calls for microbead ban, environmentalists say its not enough
Gaylord Herald Times (10/19)

Officials hopeful of new act
Bayshore Broadcasting (10/19)

Toxin levels in raw Lake Erie water up from Sunday
The Toledo Blade (10/19)

U.P. water study boosts conservation efforts
Great Lake Echo (10/19)

Bluff failures accelerate near Concordia University years after jury finds rock wall a ‘nuisance’
Fox6-TV - Milwaukee, WI (10/18)

Cliffs CEO threatens to close plant if Essar starts production
Duluth News Tribune (10/18)

COMMENTARY: Chicago to Lockport: Riding the disputed waters
Chicago Sun-Times (10/18)

Detroit’s flow of sewage ebbs, but concerns persist
The Toledo Blade (10/18)

EDITORIAL: Continued restoration of Great Lakes is a worthwhile use of federal funds
The Buffalo News (10/18)

Feds name independent panel to study Montreal’s sewage dump plan
CBC - Montreal, Qc (10/18)

Researcher describes ‘ghost forest’ dangers of Mt. Baldy
South Bend Tribune (10/17)

Where’d the water go? A creek in Webster runs dry
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (10/17)

COMMENTARY: Feds must prioritize funding for Great Lakes restoration
Detroit Free Press (10/16)

Flint reconnects to Detroit water system
The Detroit News (10/16)

Low water level in lake concerns residents
The Kingston Whig-Standard (10/16)

More than 6.3K lake sturgeon released into Mich. Waters
The Associated Press (10/16)

Bad River Watershed Protectors to be honored
The Ashland Daily Press (10/15)

COMMENTARY: Michigan's mounting water failures
Detroit Free Press (10/15)

Concerns raised about ability to stop Asian carp
Detroit Free Press (10/15)

Feeble returns on fall fishing
The News Dispatch (10/15)

Freshwater Jellyfish bloom in local lakes
WOOD-TV - Grands Rapids, MI (10/15)

Grain elevator illumination called a threat to birds
The Buffalo News (10/15)

Michigan filmmaker sets coming of age story in Upper Peninsula
Great Lakes Echo (10/15)

Minnesota’s turkey vultures are on the move
Star Tribune (10/15)

National designation sought for War of 1812 shipwreck
Welland Tribune (10/15)

$50M shipping terminal being built adds to Hamilton’s agrifood footprint
Hamilton Spectator (10/14)

COMMENTARY: Snyder, Schuette must act now to take oil out of Straits pipeline
MLive (10/14)

El Nino could bring higher temperatures to Erie this winter
Erie Times-News (10/14)

Flint's $2 million share for Detroit water reconnection a done deal
MLive (10/14)

Mackinac Island ferry 'Miss Margy' to make its maiden voyage
The Associated Press (10/14)

Montreal sewage dump plan ordered on hold by federal government
CBC News (10/14)

More than $2.16 million awarded for ag water quality projects
The Daily News (10/14)

New app to help users find waterfront access points, appreciate Lake Erie
Fresh Water Cleveland (10/14)

Sheboygan nonmotorized projects continue
Sheboygan Press (10/14)

Toledo’s water quality dashboard status remains at “clear”
The Toledo Blade (10/14)

COMMENTARY: Clean Water Act should be updated
Erie Times-News (10/13)

ERCA supports new Great Lakes Protection Act
OurWindsor (10/13)

Harmful algal blooms could find use in Na-ion batteries
Dispatch Tribunal (10/13)

Lake Erie fishery certified for environmentally sustainable fishing practices
Windsor Star (10/13)

Peters visits Bay City, looks at riverfront revitalization
Midland Daily News (10/13)

Preserving the past
The Times Herald (10/13)

St. Lawrence sewage petition with 90,000 signatures to be presented to Denis Coderre
CBC News (10/13)

Well bill authors tell committee measure is balanced
The Associated Press (10/13)

2015 a ‘banner year’ for endangered Great Lakes piping plover
MLive (10/12)

Fall colors nearing peak in southeast Wisconsin
WISN-TV - Milwaukee, WI (10/12)

Lakefront redevelopment in Waukegan open to public input
Chicago Tribune (10/12)

Michigan House looks at banning microbeads
Lansing State Journal (10/12)

Ojibwe tribes want Madeline Island registered as historic site
Wisconsin Public Radio (10/12)

Program teaches students connection between river, drinking water
The Racine (10/12)

Public comments sought on proposed Lake Michigan marine sanctuary
Wisconsin Public Radio (10/12)

Sen. Baldwin visits Manitowoc’s lakefront
The Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter (10/12)

Shipping industry reports dramatic turnaround
Blackburn News (10/12)

Waterfront Toronto a model of governmental cooperation: Hume
The Toronto Star (10/12)

Algae growth sparks Torch Lake study
Traverse City Record-Eagle (10/11)

Michigan’s M-22 named best scenic autumn drive in the United States
WXYZ-TV - Detroit, MI (10/11)

Alewife crash on Lake Michigan raises concerns for salmon fishing
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/10)

COMMENTARY: Kayaking Chicago River offers unique view of Windy City
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/10)

New walleye, perch regulations in effect on Saginaw Bay and river
MLive (10/10)

Where does the Line 5 oil pipeline go from here?
Detroit Free Press (10/10)

Erosion issues concern Paradise residents
Soo Evening News (10/9)

Lawsuit wants feds to mandate oil spill response plans
The Associated Press (10/9)

Montreal has it right on sewage dump plan, some experts say
CBC - Montreal, Qc (10/9)

Salmon in Schools a swimming success
Petoskey News-Review (10/9)

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

Chautauqua County executive signs microbeads ban into law
The Buffalo News (10/8)

DEC: There’s enough salmon in Lake Ontario, the run is just late
The Syracuse Post-Standard (10/8)

EDITORIAL: EPA needs to do far better job of protecting the Great Lakes
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/8)

Explore Indiana shipwrecks online with Department of Natural Resources website
The Elkhart Truth (10/8)

First deer hunt coming to Illinois Beach State Park
Daily Herald (10/8)

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

Lake Erie’s 2015 algal bloom effects revealed
The Port Clinton News-Herald (10/8)

Montreal’s sewage dump saga explained in 5 key points
CBC News (10/8)

One final sail set for J.B. Ford
Duluth News Tribune (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)

Ontario passes Great Lakes Protection Act
Parry Sound North Star (10/7)

Parasite attacking Minnesota fish
KARE-TV - Minneapolis, MN (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)

Scientists play catch up as new chemicals contaminate Great Lakes birds
Environmental Health News (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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