The first juvenile piping plovers from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore’s summer 2021 fledglings were spotted this week in coastal Georgia, one of the endangered species’ wintering grounds. The news was posted last week on Facebook by the Great Lakes Piping Plover Recovery Effort. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags:…
Linda O’Leary has been acquitted of the charge of careless operation of a vessel stemming from a 2019 boat crash that killed two people on Lake Joseph. The crash occurred on the night of August 24. O’Leary was driving her boat back to her cottage after a dinner party and her husband, businessman and television … Continued
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By Brett Walton, Circle of Blue
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From lead pipes to PFAS, drinking water contamination is a major issue plaguing cities and towns all around the Great Lakes. Cleaning up contaminants and providing safe water to everyone is an ongoing public health struggle.
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- State moves toward phaseout of firefighting foam with harmful ‘forever chemicals’ – Chicago Sun Times
Illinois will take a first step toward reducing the use of firefighting foam containing harmful “forever chemicals” under a bill signed into law by Gov.
Recently a University of Toledo student caught a huge goldfish while fishing in Lake Erie. Read the full story by Block News Alliance. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
The new hitchhikers in the Great Lakes region aren’t stopping drivers with a thumbs up. They’re riding moss balls across the ocean.
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