Work has wrapped up on the restoration of the North Sandy Pond barrier bar, a $600,000 project awarded to the town of Sandy Creek in Oswego County. Read the full story by The Central New York Business Journal.
The union local in Chicago representing Environmental Protection Agency employees across the Midwest is asking President Joe Biden to declare a climate emergency and take major unprecedented actions to slow global warming. Read the full story by the Chicago Sun-Times. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
In Thousand Islands, New York, near Lake Ontario, between the United States and Canada, you can find four different origin stories for Thousand Island dressing, three of which involve a woman named May Irwin.
The post Thousand Island Dressing Mystery: Great Lakes origins of one of America’s favorite sauces first appeared on Great Lakes Echo.
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.
Keep up with drinking water-related developments in the Great Lakes area.
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- Discolored water, manganese in Carlinville a recurring problem – WICS
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., (WICS) — High levels of Manganese in the city of Carlinville’s water is causing the water to turn brown, stain clothes, and more.
Bob Ragotzkie served as Wisconsin Sea Grant’s first director and was instrumental in bringing the program to life in the Great Lakes. Bob’s legacy is now being celebrated as Wisconsin Sea Grant celebrates its 50th anniversary. Read the full story by WUWM-TV – Milwaukee, WI. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, Wisconsin, science