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PFAS News Roundup: Indiana research universities study PFAS, EPA designates “forever chemicals” as hazardous-
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Algae BloomsBooks, Authors, Art and MusicClimate ChangeEvents and Special BroadcastsFeature HomepageHistory and CultureInterviewLake ErieNewsResearch, Data and TechnologySandra SvobodaScience, Technology, ResearchWater Quality and Restoration Efforts
“Talking about the bloom:” Meet filmmaker David J. Ruck-
Great Lakes native David J. Ruck discusses environmental storytelling, Lake Erie’s algae blooms and his new documentary film, set to air on six PBS stations on Sept. 12.
Beaches, Boating, Paddle Sports and SailingClevelandFeature HomepageFreightersHistory and CultureIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentJames ProffittLake ErieLatest NewsNewsOhioRecreation and TourismShipping and Ports
First in decades, a new Great Lakes freighter joins fleet-
The Mark W. Barker is more innovative and versatile than the larger Lakers.
Climate ChangeDetroit RiverFeature HomepageFish, Birds and AnimalsHabitat RestorationIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentJohn HartigLake ErieLake OntarioLatest NewsMichiganNewsOntarioResearch, Data and TechnologyScience, Technology, ResearchSt. Lawrence RiverWater Quality and Restoration Efforts
Great Lakes Moment: Chemical contaminant in St. Lawrence River herring gull eggs traced to Detroit River-
“Although the rate that these contaminants are transported downstream is slow, the cumulative effect over years can cause measurable increases in fish and wildlife downstream.”
Commercial FishingFeature HomepageFish, Birds and AnimalsHistory and CultureIndigenous CommunitiesIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentJames ProffittLake ErieLake HuronLake SuperiorMichiganNewsOhioOntarioRecreation and TourismRecreational Hunting and Fishing
Setting Lake Erie limits-
Great Lakes managers re-visit fishing every year.
Energy News RoundupEnergy, Clean Energy, Ethanol and FrackingIllinoisIndianaIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentKathy JohnsonLatest NewsMichiganMinnesotaNewsOhioOntario
Energy News Roundup: Michigan’s solar power increases, impact of Inflation Reduction Act on energy-
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Forever Chemicals FeaturedKathy JohnsonLatest NewsMichiganNew YorkNewsPFASPFAS News RoundupPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeResearch, Data and TechnologyScience, Technology, ResearchWater Quality and Restoration Efforts
PFAS News Roundup: Eliminating “forever chemicals,” reporting obligations broadening-
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Alex HillChicagoDetroitEnergy, Clean Energy, Ethanol and FrackingFeature HomepageIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentLake OntarioLatest NewsMichiganNewsOntarioResearch, Data and TechnologyScience, Technology, Research
Mapping the Great Lakes: Can you do an EV road trip around the five lakes?-
Are there enough charging stations to drive your electric vehicle to the most scenic places in the Great Lakes? Our mapping expert answers that question.
AgricultureAlgae BloomsFeature HomepageGary WilsonIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentLake ErieLatest NewsNewsOhioPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeResearch, Data and TechnologyScience, Technology, ResearchWater Quality and Restoration Efforts
Veteran algal bloom scientist calls on EPA to shift priorities from focus on practices to outcomes-
University of Michigan’s Don Scavia says Lake Erie’s continued “poor” condition is worrisome.
Feature HomepageFish, Birds and AnimalsHistory and CultureI Speak for the FishKathy JohnsonLake ErieLatest NewsMichiganNewsOhioRecreation and TourismScience, Technology, ResearchSt. Clair RiverTourism
I Speak for the Fish: A jarring look at gizzard shad-
In years past, acres of shad could be seen schooling just beneath Lake Erie’s surface. These days, schools large enough to block out the sun are a rare sight.