Monthly Archives: December 2013

Key decision protects Au Sable River as new report highlights emerging threats to one of Michigan’s greatest rivers

Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh recently made an important decision that will help protect the vaunted Au Sable River from some of the environmental threats associated with deep shale fracking for natural gas. Canada-based Encana Corp., which … Continue reading

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Christmas comes early for the Great Lakes

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but for the (Great) Lakes, it’s so delightful … Okay, that’s a pretty lame attempt at turning a Christmas classic into a jingle about the Great Lakes. But it makes an important point: Harsh … Continue reading

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