Tag Archives: Great Lakes

MI replies to Army corps invasive species report

fishingMichigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has filed the state’s response to the US Army Corps of Engineers invasive species report. Schuette says his biggest complaint is the report fails to outline an aggressive plan to stop Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.
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Great Lakes water levels expected to rebound this spring

GreatLakesLake Superior’s water level is expected to rebound to near or above its historic average this spring, the first time it has done so in 16 years.

The last time Lake Superior hit it’s long-term average was April, 1998.
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The EPA awards over $5 million in grants to combat Invasive Species in the Great Lakes.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded over $5 million in grants to combat invasive species in the Great Lakes.
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Great Lakes Maritime Academy receives split of a grant

The Great Lakes Maritime Academy logo, division of Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City.

The Great Lakes Maritime Academy logo, division of Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City.


Millions of dollars have been split up among seven maritime academies in the United States, including one in Traverse City.
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Unmanned research helicopter lands in CMU


Heumann and the the six-foot-long research helicopter

Heumann and the the six-foot-long research helicopter


It’s a bird, it’s a plane; no, it’s a helicopter. An unmanned helicopter has found its way to CMU this week and it’s not an ordinary type of helicopter.
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Michigan aquaculture poised for growth

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Most people who live in Michigan recognize the value of the Great Lakes. They bring in tourists, support commercial fisheries and provide fresh drinking water.

Now, some entrepreneurs would like to use the lakes to break into the seafood market. Read more

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Lawmakers express concern over plan to store nuclear waste near Lake Huron

GreatLakesA group of Michigan lawmakers is asking Canada to reject a plan to store low and intermediate-level nuclear waste near the shores of Lake Huron.
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