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Q&A: New EPA Great Lakes administrator talks Benton Harbor, infrastructure, AOC cleanup-
Sites like the Detroit River will benefit from the billion-dollar windfall, says new Region 5 administrator Debra Shore. Shore also defends Michigan’s actions in Benton Harbor.00
Feature HomepageFish, Birds and AnimalsI Speak for the FishKathy JohnsonLatest NewsMichiganNewsRecreation and Tourism
I Speak for the Fish: Teamwork, smooth swimming and other lessons from Great Lakes fish-
In this month’s column, Kathy Johnson talks about the tips she’s learned for navigating the waters from fish like walleye, sturgeon and gobies.
Walleye Windfall: Lake Erie’s booming walleye population keeps Ohio’s economy going-
The various pieces of the fishing economy cover a lot more than people might think, with lodging, equipment, entertainment and more all contributing to Ohio’s economy.
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Sturgeon Restoration: Starting anew in Sturgeon and Saginaw bays-
In the bays where lake sturgeon no longer spawn, Indigenous groups and researchers are hoping to change that.
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Green Marine: Are voluntary efforts enough to improve port sustainability?-
Voluntary organization Green Marine encourages port authorities, port terminals, shipping companies and shipyards to improve their sustainability, but regulations and expense remain challenges.
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Genetic Mystery: The all-female salamanders of the Great Lakes-
This genus of salamanders have an ancient lineage and a strange reproduction strategy, and scientists are only now beginning to understand them.
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State of Michigan to avoid buying products containing PFAS-
The group of about 4,000 toxic chemicals is used widely in a variety of products and manufacturing. Some rivers and drinking water sources in Michigan have been contaminated by PFAS.
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Great Lakes Moment: Endangered catfish indicates improving health of the Detroit and St. Clair rivers-
A small catfish that is endangered in both Michigan and Ontario is making a comeback thanks to improved water quality and artificial reef construction in the Detroit and St. Clair rivers.