Leaders From Midwest, Canada Discuss Great Lakes Action PlanNot only are there long-term threats from storms and flooding, but there are also more immediate threats like traffic jams on flooded waterways.
Great Lakes Mayors' Group Endorses Plan To Fight Asian CarpA group representing mayors of cities in the Great Lakes region wants to fortify an Illinois waterway to prevent Asian carp from invading Lake Michigan. The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Cities Initiative has endorsed a $778 million plan developed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which recently sent the proposal to Congress.
High Water On Great Lakes Means Trouble For Piping PloverWater levels have surged in recent years as the lakes bounced back from record-setting lows.
Report: Great Lakes Feeling Effects Of Rapid Climate WarmingThe Great Lakes region is warming faster than the rest of the U.S., a trend likely to bring more extreme storms while also degrading water quality, worsening erosion and posing tougher challenges for farming, scientists reported Thursday.
Trump Seeks Cuts For Cleanup Of Great Lakes, Other WaterwaysPresident Donald Trump is trying again to slash federal cleanup funding for major U.S. waterways, including the Great Lakes and Chesapeake Bay.
High Water Levels Expected In Great Lakes This SummerExperts are predicting higher-than-normal water levels on the Great Lakes this summer, some of which may set records.
Minnesota Divers Tell Stories Behind Great Lakes ShipwrecksEach find closes the final chapter of a tragic maritime history and gives answers to the families of those lost.
2018 Has Been A Deadly Year On The Great LakesThe deaths have prompted efforts to increase safety along Great Lakes beaches.
POTUS Budget Again Targets Regional Water Cleanup ProgramsFor a second consecutive year, President Donald Trump is trying to drastically reduce or eliminate federal support of cleanups for iconic U.S. waterways including the Great Lakes and Chesapeake Bay.
King Salmon's Great Lakes Future UncertainThe king salmon was first transplanted into the Great Lakes about 50 years ago, and helped create a $7 billion economic impact.
Antidepressants Found In Several Great Lakes Fish The rising usage rate of antidepressants is impacting fish in the Great Lakes.