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Report: Great Lakes cleanups boost economic development-
A new report says cleaning up some of the Great Lakes region’s most heavily polluted areas has led to billions of dollars’ worth of economic development and brought communities closer together.00
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Study: Asian carp could find plenty of food in Lake Michigan-
Asian carp are likely to find enough food to spread farther if they establish breeding populations in Lake Michigan, scientists said in a paper released Monday.
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Minnesota appeals court blocks water quality permit for PolyMet mine-
The proposed mine, which would be Minnesota’s first copper-nickel mine, has had a permit stayed due to potential unaddressed environmental concerns.
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Sturgeon, America’s forgotten dinosaurs, slowly coming back to the Great Lakes-
Sturgeon were America’s vanishing dinosaurs, armor-plated beasts that crowded the nation’s rivers until mankind’s craving for caviar pushed them to the edge of extinction.
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Five Midwestern governors push presidential candidates to aid Great Lakes-
Five Democratic governors of states in the Great Lakes region Monday urged the candidates in next year’s presidential election to support a plan for safeguarding their shared waters by boosting federal spending on treatment plants and environmental cleanups.