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Lake Huron’s 9 Aquaculture Farms Drawn Into Michigan Legislative Furor

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Ontario and Michigan express caution about expansions.

Lake Ontario Water Level Plan Tests Attitudes Toward Environment

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Plan 2014, a proposal to alter lake levels and restore wetlands,…

Toxic Algae Blooms Prompt Clean-Up Commitment from Great Lakes Governors

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State and provincial leaders act to end danger to Lake Erie, which has suffered from a resurgence of nutrient pollution and toxic algae outbreaks over the past decade.

A Discussion With Lana Pollack, U.S. Chair of the International Joint Commission

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Lana Pollack, U.S. Chair of the IJC, talks with Circle of Blue last month in Chicago about some of the most pressing issues in the Great Lakes region.

Big Toxic Algal Bloom Again in Forecast for Lake Erie

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Lake continues trend of harmful and unsightly effect of nutrient…

Partnership Agreement Saves Canada’s Renowned Lake Laboratory

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A legendary freshwater research facility in western Ontario has…

The Stream, April 24: New Estimate of the Niger Delta Oil Spill

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Water Pollution Shell's oil spill on the Niger Delta was at…

Legal Battle Over Asian Carp in the Great Lakes Heats Up

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The White House responds to calls for a Great Lakes summit to protect the lakes and their $7 billion sportfishing industry from the invasive species.

Congress, Michigan Legislature Asked to Fix Leaks in Great Lakes Compact

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It’s been more than a year since eight states agreed to prevent large-scale diversions from the Great Lakes, the most abundant source of clean freshwater on the planet. The passage of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, completed after ten years of campaigning by public interest organizations, legislative leaders, and governors of both parties, was meant to permanently secure the globally significant storehouse of water contained in the Great Lakes.

Detroit Drinking More Than Its Share from River, says Ontario

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HAMILTON, Ontario -- Detroit, Michigan's Motor City, has been…

Great Lakes Compact: Nestle Joins Bottled Water Exemption Debate

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CHICAGO -- The bottled water loophole in the Great Lakes Compact…

Don't drink the water, residents told in 1,766 Canadian communities

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More than 1,700 boil-water advisories are in effect in communities…