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Mercury Levels Maintained: Invasive mussels keep mercury levels high in Great Lakes fish-
The spread of invasive zebra and quagga mussels in the Great Lakes started a chain of events resulting in high mercury levels in lake trout.00
Chicago canal to close at times next week for mapping work-
A section of a Chicago-area canal that forms part of the waterway linking Lake Michigan with the Illinois River will be closed at times this week.
Governor: Ohio plan to clean Lake Erie will work, take time-
Ohio’s new strategy to combat the toxic algae plaguing Lake Erie will focus on reducing agriculture runoff that feeds the yearly outbreaks by offering farmers financial incentives to change their practices, Gov. Mike DeWine said Thursday.
Fighting invasive species on one island led to plan for all-
Michigan researchers recently created a series of steps to show people how to rid Great Lakes islands of plants and animals that invade their ecosystems.
Hundreds of waterways added to Minnesota list of impaired waters-
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has added 581 waterways to its list of impaired waters in its biennial report to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released Wednesday.
Judge allows lawsuit seeking action on Lake Erie algae-
A federal judge in Ohio says an environmental group pushing for mandatory regulations to prevent toxic algae blooms on Lake Erie can move forward with its lawsuit.
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PFAS at Niagara Falls airbase-
The Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station ranks seventh on a list of the 100 U.S. military sites most contaminated with PFAS, according to a report issued by the Environmental Working Group.