Federal environmental officials say work to clean up contamination in the Sheboygan River is finished.Read More »
A decades-old effort to nurse the battered Great Lakes to health has made progress toward reducing toxic pollution and slamming the door on invasive species, but the freshwater seas continue to face serious threats, a U.S.-Canadian agency said Tuesday.Read More »
The potential for phosphorus pollution has residents downstream nervous to the point of filing a formal petition with the state's Department of Natural Resources.
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By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer DETROIT (AP) — A report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture says farmers are cutting back significantly on the amount of soil and nutrients eroding from fields to the Great Lakes and neighboring waterways. ...Read More »
By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer DETROIT (AP) – Scientific evidence is sketchy about the causes of massive, smelly algae blooms showing up in most of the Great Lakes, and further study of the problem is needed, researchers contend in ...Read More »
By ?JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer DETROIT (AP) — Nine river mouths and harbors contaminated with industrial toxins will be targeted for accelerated cleanups under an Obama administration program to deal with festering problems in the Great Lakes, U.S. Environmental ...Read More »