The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced a new statewide monitoring system for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) which will start by focusing on water testing and air emissions reporting at 379 potential emitter facilities across the state. Read the full story by KSTP – Minneapolis, MN.
There’s only one legal underground ‘geologic’ nuclear waste storage facility in the world. Another proposed site, on the US-Canada border and just miles from the Great Lakes, is sparking controversy. Read the full story by The Independent. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
The Lake Erie walleye fishing community is raising money for kids in treatment for cancer at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. Read and view the full story by WKYC-TV – North Ridgeville, OH. Read the full story Tags: fishing, Daily News
New York Department of Environmental Conservation officials, water pollution remediation crews, and U.S. Coast Guard members are working to address an oil spill at Lake Ontario’s Oswego Harbor. Read the full story by Oswego County News Now. Read the full story Tags: News, pollution, Daily News
An unusually warm October has prolonged algal blooms in western Lake Erie, including one that arrived this summer that continues to fan out about 100 square miles along the Ohio shoreline. Read the full story by The Toledo Blade. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, Ohio, summer
Always clean, drain, and dry your boat and fishing gear, says the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and check your boats and gear for aquatic hitchhikers. Read the full story by the Times Herald-Record. Read the full story Tags: fishing, Daily News, spread, New York
The MacArthur Lock resumed operation in Sault Ste. Marie this weekend after unexpected maintenance complications extended its winter closure, slowing down shipping traffic in the bottleneck between Lake Superior and Lake Huron. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, maintenance