Great Lakes

File photo of the South Haven lighthouse
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Great Lakes Echo Commentator Gary Wilson says this year’s election should have taught everyone the hazards of making predictions. So instead of forecasting how President-elect Donald Trump will address the Great Lakes, Wilson has some suggestions. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder and state environmental officials have declared western Lake Erie is an “impaired” waterway that needs to be cleaned up. 

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Reporter Elizabeth Miller says that seeing beaches in Ohio without lifeguards made her think about the issue of drowning on the Great Lakes. 


"In June, a modern original Viking longboat and a 170-foot Spanish Galleon replica entered the Gulf of St. Lawrence en route to a summer of sailing on the five Great Lakes. Along the way, American and Canadian onlookers on both sides of the international border thronged the St. Lawrence River..." (MLive)

"LANSING, MI — The debate over Great Lakes fish farming is picking up speed in Lansing, where two hearings are scheduled this week on competing Republican bills that would expand or outright ban commercial net-pen aquaculture in Michigan waters." (MLive)

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