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June 26th 2015

Weekly News Roundup: Lake Trout, the Great Lakes Compact, and More

In case you missed the past week in Great Lakes conservation news: The Great Falls Tribune reports on efforts by biologists to save struggling lake trout populations in the Great Lakes. The trout are native to the Great Lakes, but … Continue reading

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June 19th 2015

Weekly News Roundup: Phosphorus, Invasives, and More

In case you missed the past week in Great Lakes conservation news…   The Detroit Free Press reports on an agreement between Michigan, Ohio, and Ontario phosphorus levels in the western Lake Erie Basin. The agreement calls for a 40% … Continue reading

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June 15th 2015

Strong Support for Clean Water Rule Seen Around the Great Lakes

At the end of May the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers released a long-awaited rule restoring protections under the Clean Water Act. The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition strongly supports this rule. As we take … Continue reading

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June 5th 2015

Weekly News Roundup: Algal Blooms, Climate Change, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes conservation news:   Four Lake Erie beaches in Michigan’s Monroe County were issued public health advisories this week, according to MLive. Testing at these four beaches indicated unsafe levels of … Continue reading

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May 27th 2015

EPA and Army Corps to Announce Final Clean Water Rule Today

In an historic step for the protection of clean water, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army are finalizing the Clean Water Rule today to clearly protect from pollution and degradation the streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s … Continue reading

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