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December 11, 2017

 

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Pain-Killers, Other Drugs Found In Great Lakes Ecosystem

Chemicals from pain-killers and other drugs often end up in lakes and rivers, creating what some scientists say could be a deadly cocktail for wildlife.

November 29, 2017

 

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, along 15 miles of Lake Michigan.

Agency Says US, Canada Fall Short On Protecting Great Lakes

The U.S. and Canada have a long way to go toward ridding the Great Lakes of pollution that endangers human health and the environment, an advisory agency says.

November 22, 2017

 

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, along 15 miles of Lake Michigan.

$300M For Great Lakes Cleanup Moves Forward In Congress

Lawmakers from both parties fought to retain funding for the Great Lakes region.

September 29, 2017

 

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IN Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Lake Michigan Beach Ownership

The case calls into question whether the public has the right to use beach along Lake Michigan.

July 14, 2017

 

Toxin producing blue-green algae.

Scientists Expect ‘Significant’ Algae Bloom On Lake Erie

A harmful algae bloom is expected to form in Lake Erie, though it probably not as large as some previous formations that posed health risks & hampered tourism.

July 12, 2017

 

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House Panel To Consider Bill Preserving Great Lakes Cleanup

Congressional budget writers are proposing to overrule President Donald Trump's call for eliminating a program that funds Great Lakes cleanup efforts.

July 11, 2017

 

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Search Turns Up No Additional Asian Carp In Chicago Waterway

Indiana is among the states trying to figure out how to address the growing population of the invasive species.

June 23, 2017

 

Asian carp

Asian Carp Discovered Near Lake Michigan

This is a second time an Asian carp has been found beyond an electrical barrier designed to keep them out.

June 22, 2017

 

A bulk carrier sits at the dock in Burns Harbor.

Burns Harbor Hopes Metro Ports Will Help Double Bulk Cargo Volume

Indiana's Lake Michigan port will be the national company's first Great Lakes operation when it takes over the bulk cargo terminal next month.

May 29, 2017

 

Indiana coast of Lake Michigan

Indiana Court Takes Up Lake Michigan Property Rights Case

The dispute involves questions of how far inland the state's ownership extends beyond the lake's actual water.

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