Great Lakes

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August 27, 2019 - 6:49 am
Officials are encouraging people to stay out of the water.
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August 12, 2019 - 3:44 pm
"Our study indicates that the carp can survive and grow in much larger areas of the lake than previous studies suggested," Alsip said.
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FILE - A view of Lake Superior in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. (Photo: Marisa Fusinski/WWJ)
July 29, 2019 - 2:00 pm
Led by Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan, the governors proposed a six-point platform dealing with longtime scourges such as invasive species and harmful algae blooms, as well as the emerging threat of toxic PFAS chemicals.
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July 11, 2019 - 10:52 am
"We can see that sometimes. It can be birds, it can be bats, it can be flies; they will show up sometimes on weather radar."
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July 10, 2019 - 3:26 pm
A woman asked her to cover up, saying she was making the children uncomfortable, before calling police.
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July 10, 2019 - 11:56 am
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee is wading into a Great Lakes regional controversy by coming out against a proposed oil pipeline tunnel. The Washington state governor opposes a plan favored by Enbridge Inc. to route the company's Line 5 pipeline through a...
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July 09, 2019 - 4:44 pm
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says three months of abnormally wet weather have kept stream flows into the Great Lakes well above average.
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June 18, 2019 - 5:42 pm
Traverse City was ranked the best lakeshore beach town in the country.
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June 14, 2019 - 10:47 am
It's an effort to raise awareness of Great Lakes environmental issues.
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In this June 13, 2012, file photo, Asian carp, jolted by an electric current from a research boat, jump from the Illinois River near Havana, Ill. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' commanding officer has endorsed a $778 million plan for upgrading a lock-and-dam complex near Chicago to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes. Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite signed the final report Thursday, May 23, 2019. It now goes to Congress, which would need to give authorization and funding for the project to proceed. (AP Photo/John Flesher, File)
May 25, 2019 - 11:10 am
It involves a gantlet of technologies intended to repel approaching fish.
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