Fish, Birds and AnimalsIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentLake OntarioLatest NewsNewsPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeResearch, Data and TechnologyScience, Technology, ResearchSharon Oosthoek
How will tire chemicals affect Great Lakes fish? Some scientists hope to find out-
A relatively unknown chemical has come to recent attention as concern mounts over what it could do to our fish populations.
BudgetFeature HomepageGroundwater ContaminationIndianaMichiganMinnesotaNew YorkNewsPennsylvaniaPolicyPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeProtectSharon OosthoekThe StatesWater Quality and Restoration EffortsWisconsin
Nonprofit report points to outdated Clean Water Act for the miles of polluted rivers across the U.S.-
Three of the Great Lakes states are first, fourth and eighth for states with the highest mileage of dirty rivers and streams, according to the report.
Beaches, Boating, Paddle Sports and SailingFeature HomepageLake ErieLake OntarioLatest NewsNewsOntarioPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeRecreation and TourismSharon OosthoekTorontoTourism
Surfing the Great Lakes: ‘What? People do that here?’-
Among the many recreation options on the Great Lakes, there’s one that people are still discovering – surfing. But a group of women are hoping to offer support to that community while being stewards for the environment.
Algae BloomsDetroit RiverFeature HomepageLake ErieLake HuronLake St. ClairLatest NewsMichiganNewsOntarioScience, Technology, ResearchSharon OosthoekWater Quality and Restoration Efforts
Great Lakes Water Authority monitoring Detroit River for algal bloom threat-
A new floating sensor in the Detroit River is the first to be placed at the head of the water authority’s intake. Researchers are hoping it will contribute to our understanding of algal blooms and the risk they pose.