Great Lakes News

Government announces $2M grant to farmers in western Lake Erie to reduce fertilizer runoff

Aug 19, 2014 8:05:50 AM
The federal government will offer farmers in 20 counties in the western Lake Erie watershed money to plant winter crops to reduce fertilizer runoff.

Heavy rainfall prompts discharge of more than 200 million gallons of treated wastewater into Saginaw, Mich. waterways

Aug 19, 2014 8:05:50 AM
Afternoon showers on Monday, Aug. 11, caused the release of more than 200 million gallons of treated wastewater into waterways around Saginaw, Mich., according to reports from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.

Recent workshop discussed new Rural Stormwater Management Model

Aug 19, 2014 8:05:50 AM
Eighty people took part in a technical workshop held recently about a new Rural Stormwater Management Model (RSWMM) being developed for Lake Huron's southeast shoreline.

Company acquires rights to develop Lake Erie high-voltage line

Aug 19, 2014 8:05:50 AM
A large U.S. electricity transmission company has acquired the rights to develop a high-voltage transmission line on the floor of Lake Erie that would run from Ontario to western Erie County, Pa.

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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.