Challengers to dune development win appeal at top court-
A plan to turn a former church camp into luxury homes in a sand dune area near Lake Michigan can be challenged by some neighbors, the Michigan Supreme Court said Thursday.00
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Lake Levels: Expect higher than average lake levels but no new record-
Below average rainfall has lake level forecasts lower this year.
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Lake Michigan town installing lights to improve beach safety-
Frankfort, Michigan, will update lights installed at the beach entrance and at the pier to indicate beach conditions.
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Great Lakes Moment: A Great Lakes Way stretching from southern Lake Huron through Western Lake Erie-
The Great Lakes Way would be an interconnected set of 156 miles of blueways or water trails and 160 miles of greenways stretching from southern Lake Huron through western Lake Erie.
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Family-owned fishing businesses displaced by waterfront developments on Great Lakes-
Working waterfront access — the access needed by fishing folks to unload their catch, process fish and retrieve ice and fuel — is being affected by coastal gentrification.
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Great Lakes Moment: A new vision for the former McLouth Steel site in Trenton-
While the blighted buildings have been torn down, the controversy is not over as stakeholders debate over what to do with the cleared site.
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Watch Party: Looking Up and Out-
Great Lakes Now Program Director Sandra Svoboda chats with Pam Barnes from Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Austin Happel from the Shedd Aquarium and Nick Lake from the Adler Planetarium.
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Watch Party: River Influence-
Great Lakes Now Program Director Sandra Svoboda chats with journalist Lorraine Boissoneault and Drew YoungeDyke from the National Wildlife Federation about mining, Asian carp, water quality and the Great Lakes.
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Great Lakes Moment: Cleanup of contaminated river sediment begins at old Uniroyal site-
In this month’s column from writer John Hartig, he looks at the history of the Uniroyal site and current cleanup plans.
Review Underway: Will IJC’s efforts be enough for flooded shoreline municipalities?-
Plan 2014 is a water level regulation plan, implemented in January 2017, for the Lake Ontario-St.Lawrence River system.