(April 13, 2020) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $6.4 million GLRI grant to the Great Lakes Fishery Commission to restore and manage fish species through its FishPass project and the use of the Great Lakes Acoustic Telemetry Observation System. The Commission is receiving $6 million for its innovative “FishPass” project, which will remove…
President Joe Biden has chosen a new administrator to oversee Region 5 of the Environmental Protection Agency, covering Indiana and other Great Lakes states. Read the full story by WBAA- West Lafayette, IN. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Liberal Party National Campaign Co-Chair Navdeep Bains announced Bren Munro as the Liberal candidate for Simcoe-Grey late Wednesday evening. Munro joins Conservative Terry Dowdall, who is seeking re-election, People’s Party candidate Adam Minatel and Christian Heritage Party candidate Ken Stouffer as the names on the Simcoe-Grey ballot to date. The local Greens and NDP are […]
Experts have confirmed the recent bird and fish die-off that brought hundreds of carcasses to the shores of Ontario’s Wasaga Beach is likely botulism, and it likely has a lot to do with invasive species. Read the full story by Orillia Matters. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, fish
PFAS, short for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are a group of widespread man-made chemicals that don’t break down in the environment or the human body and have been flagged as a major contaminant in sources of water across the country.
Keep up with PFAS-related developments in the Great Lakes area.
April 23, 2021 By John Flesher, AP Environmental Writer TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan agency delivered a split decision Wednesday in a high-stakes battle over a pipeline that carries oil beneath a channel that connects two of the Great Lakes. The Michigan Public Service Commission is considering Enbridge Inc.’s application to replace the…