Great Lakes News

Plating company fined $50K for Lake Erie discharges

Jan 29, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Federal prosecutors say Kelly Plating Co. also agreed to make a $25,000 donation to the Cleveland Foundation that will be used to improve water quality in northeast Ohio.

Ohio GOP vows quick action on Lake Erie's algae

Jan 29, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Among other things, the bill will include restrictions on the application of manure and other fertilizers, as well as provisions dealing with dredging and monitoring by water treatment plants.

DNR orders cleanup of debris from shooting range on Lake Michigan

Jan 29, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Lead shot has accumulated in soil at the property. Other contaminants include broken clay pigeons and plastic wadding from shotgun shells.

Photos capture the little known beauty of Lake Michigan in winter

Jan 29, 2015 8:05:50 AM
In the height of winter, most people would be hesitant to spend the day at the beach. But nature lovers willing to brave the bitter cold and blustery winds might be rewarded with one-of-a-kind sights.

A link between the governmental agencies involved in Lake Michigan's health, and the stakeholders who are affected by the health and well-being of our Lake.

From the forum

IJC: Taking A New Approach to Managing the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River

IJC proposes new approach to managing levels and flows in the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence Riverwith the assistance of a Working Group of representatives from Canada, the United States, the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, and the State of New York.

"Protecting the Great Lakes" Symposium

Symposium presented by the Seventh Circuit Bar Association Foundation and the Field Museum of Natural History.

Grant Specialist Position Open

Grant Specialist position open at Indiana Lake Michigan Coastal Program.