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Beach closure data shows improvement in the short term. A recent study of sediments indicate that in the longterm water quality has declined.
As osprey populations continue to increase, so do the issues that they face in a changing environment.
Experts are spreading the word that extreme caution needs to be taken concerning the birds’ nests on cell phone and powerline towers.
Reuse, waste reduction, fuel 10-year decline. The state has almost enough space for three decades of trash.
Hoping for a quick thaw to escape the winter blues? Not so fast.
A fast melt of accumulated snow could harm Michigan waters.
When formerly submerged trees end up on shore, prey fish lose their cover from predators.
Environmental groups have won what they call a victory for birds with the suspension of a plan to build a wind turbine in Ohio.
Some Ontario residents will soon heat their homes with discarded burrito wrappers.
Aggressive action is needed to tackle 2014 key Great Lakes decisions: What do we do about Lake Erie algae, Asian carp and water diversion?
As firefighters and several fire trucks work to put out the flames, that’s when Harry C. Arnold launches his drone and flies towards the big cloud of grey smoke.
A company that supplied a baby food maker with apples contaminated with rodenticides is liable for damages for breach of contract, a federal judge in Rochester, N.Y., has ruled.
“Since EPA never implemented the Clean Water Act...” Fewer Michigan beaches have closed recently, but longterm water quality has declined
“Osprey are not endangered nor threatened in Michigan. They are still protected by the...” Experts warn against osprey nest removal
“This article seems so out of touch. Winter applications on frozen ground end up...” Yet another downside to big snow – pollution
“The tower companies have all the construction resources needed to add a supported arm...” Experts warn against osprey nest removal
“A couple of links from this great site (; for more information on eels. http://greatlakesecho.org/2...” Invasive Species: Sea Lamprey
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