Tag Archives: Great Lakes pollution

August 14th 2015

Weekly News Roundup: Enbridge Pipeline, Agricultural Runoff, and More

In case you missed the past week in Great Lakes conservation news:   The Wisconsin DNR has proposed expanding wildlife and natural areas in southeastern Wisconsin, reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The proposal would add 3,000 acres to existing state … Continue reading

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July 18th 2014

Weekly News Roundup: Zebra Mussels, Asian Carp, and More

Hey everyone! Here are some of the things happening in Great Lakes conservation from this past week: The Columbus Dispatch reports scientists are using blood samples from nesting chicks and eggs to study the presence of metal and chemical contamination … Continue reading

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June 20th 2014

Weekly News Roundup: Harmful Algal Blooms, DDT, Water Levels, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes conservation news: According to ABC Cleveland, the Ohio Lake Erie Commission will be receiving help from the EPA in researching the causes and controls of harmful algal blooms (HAB) this … Continue reading

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September 30th 2009

Mercury Vote In Congress Today

A House committee will vote on the Mercury Pollution Control Act of 2009 today and that is a good move for the Great Lakes region, according to Kari Lydersen, a Washington Post reporter guest blogging at the Great Lakes Town … Continue reading

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September 14th 2009

The Failure of the Guardians and Enforcers of the Clean Water Act

The New York Times Sunday paper makes a compelling argument for the Clean Water Restoration Act. Their reporting found that in the last five years, violations of water pollution laws have been violated more than half-a-million times leaving people vulnerable … Continue reading

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