High levels of PFOS — one of a group of related chemicals known collectively as PFAS have been found in smelt sampled along the south shore of Lake Superior. Health officials are advising smelters not to eat more than a meal a month of the tiny silvery fish. Read the full story by Minnesota Public Radio.
Some Chicago swimmers took on a challenge in the name of a good cause on Saturday. They have been swimming in Lake Michigan to raise money for cancer research. Read the full story by WLS-TV – Chicago, IL. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
According to Joe Cappel, the Vice President of Business Development for the Port of Toledo, for Toledo to consider handling cargo containers there would have to be a multi-million dollar investment to create a specific space at the port and there would also have to be enough interest from shippers and local importers to use…
Michigan’s shortest fishing season has been canceled this year for the first time ever. Marginal ice conditions and depletion of ice on Black Lake caused concern about excessive sturgeon harvest. Read the full story by the Detroit Free Press. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
A proposed moratorium on freshwater wind turbines was defeated by members of the New York state Senate’s Environmental Conservation Committee. Read the full story by The Post-Journal. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
A Wisconsin shipwreck a little more than 13 miles northeast of the Sheboygan Breakwater Lighthouse on Lake Michigan has been added to the State Register of Historic Places. Read the full story by the Sheboygan Press. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, Michigan, Lake Michigan, Wisconsin
Someone in Bruce County has tested positive for the flu, a sign the annual respiratory bug has come early this year, the Grey Bruce Health Unit announced Thursday. Influenza A was lab-confirmed Sept. 20. In years immediately before COVID-19 in Grey-Bruce, it was confirmed by a lab on Nov. 18, 2018 and on Nov. 20, […]