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The Great Lakes are in peril … again

I am about to report some distressing news about the Great Lakes, so I want to preface my comments with some counterbalancing information about the wondrous lakes we call Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario. The Great Lakes are indescribably … Continue reading

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Asian Carp Doomsday Clock nears midnight after study suggests some of the invaders are in the Great Lakes

Some Asian carp are likely living in southern Lake Michigan and western Lake Erie, according to scientists at the University of Notre Dame. Researchers recently announced that they  found more Asian carp DNA in western Lake Erie and southern Lake Michigan. The … Continue reading

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Sewage-free Great Lakes a priority for one U.S. senator

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk, an Illinois Republican, will make a triumphant return to Congress in January, months after suffering a stroke. Kirk recently said that one of his priorities upon returning to Capitol Hill will be seeking a ban on … Continue reading

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Ominous new study says Asian carp are likely to invade Lake Michigan; beasts could thrive in all five Great Lakes

The Canadian government on July 12 released a report that said Asian carp will likely invade Lake Michigan, from whence the fish could spread to all five Great Lakes. Read more here. The report said it would take as few … Continue reading

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