Great Lakes News

Great Lakes project impacts

Mar 27, 2015 8:05:50 AM
New York Sea Grant has issued a series of impact statements for eight of its projects conducted in the Great Lakes region of New York in 2014. The projects primarily focused on work to support resilient communities and economies and healthy New York coastal ecosystems and habitats.

EPA to spend $4 million fighting toxic Lake Erie algae

Mar 27, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Just one day after the Ohio House of Representatives and Senate passed a bill aimed at keeping chemicals that feed algae out of Lake Erie, the US Environmental Protection agency is pledging millions of dollars to fight the blooms.

Ice boom removal delayed

Mar 27, 2015 8:05:50 AM
The removal of the ice boom in Lake Erie, designed to keep ice chunks from flowing down the Niagara River and damaging the intakes of the Niagara Power Project, will be delayed.

Ohio Senate raises glass to bill limiting fertilizer application

Mar 27, 2015 8:05:50 AM
In Ohio, the House and Senate voted to restrict application of manure and other fertilizers that contribute to toxic algae blooms, move away from open-lake dumping of dredged material, and step up monitoring at water-treatment plants.

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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.