Environment

Asian Carp - file photo
U.S. Geological Survey

There’s a long wish list of Great Lakes projects and advocates want federal money to help pick up the tab. Gary Wilson who reports for greatlakesnow.org says that will mean political battles over who pays and how much.


File photo of the South Haven lighthouse
WMUK

(Great Lakes Today) A new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration calls 2016 the warmest year on record around the globe. The surface temperature of the Great Lakes was also above average. 

An EPA employee holds one of the types of booms used to clean up the Kalamazoo River oil spill in 2010. Patrick Miles of the U.S. Attorney's Office (middle) and acting EPA regional administrator Robert Kaplan (right) made the announcement about the Enbrid
WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) State agencies have weighed in on the controversial Enbridge Line 5 pipeline. There’s still time for people to comment on a report about potential alternatives to the Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline. 

Asian Carp - file photo
U.S. Geological Survey

(Great Lakes Today) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a study Monday detailing the best ways to prevent Asian carp from getting into the Great Lakes. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan environmental groups are frustrated with Ontario’s support for keeping an oil-and-gas pipeline running beneath the Straits of Mackinac. The province’s Ministry of Energy sent Michigan a letter earlier this week that stressed the importance of Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline to Ontario. 

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