Above average surface temperatures in the Great Lakes are expected to produce a domino effect, leading to a shift in amount and seasonality for lake effect snow, arrival of ice, and more. Read and hear the full story by The Associated Press.
Children’s health advocates are pushing to install drinking water filters in Michigan schools and child care centers to protect them from lead poisoning.
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For those who foolishly believe the age of oil is over, consider what would be happening right now if Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer had succeeded in shutting down Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline on Wednesday, as she has been demanding. Half of the oil supplied to Ontario and Quebec, and half of the propane supplied to […]
A Finger Lakes Community College graduate spotted a snowy plover at Sandy Island Beach State Park on Lake Ontario. This spotting is significant because it is the first record of the species for the State of New York. Read the full story by the Daily Messenger. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
The harmful algae bloom in Lake Erie has largely sputtered out after exceeding early summer projections on its severity. On a severity index of 10, this year’s “moderately severe” bloom hit a 6, according to forecasters with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily…
The decades-overdue overhaul of the Soo Locks is moving swiftly as the nearly $1.5 billion infrastructure project is on schedule to be completed by 2030 and will bolster commerce in Michigan and the Midwest, according to maritime industry leaders. Read the full story by The Detroit News. Read the full story Tags: Michigan, Detroit, Daily…
By Laura Gersony, Circle of Blue
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