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August 22nd 2014

Weekly News Roundup: Nutrient Runoff, Ash Borers, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes conservation news: The Toledo Blade reports that farmers in the counties surrounding western Lake Erie will receive government funds to help reduce fertilizer runoff. According to the Columbus Dispatch, reducing … Continue reading

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August 8th 2014

Weekly News Roundup: Harmful Algal Blooms and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lake conservation news: Efforts to address Toledo’s drinking water situation continue. The New York Times details some of the causes and history behind the harmful algal bloom outbreak. WKSU examines some … Continue reading

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July 25th 2014

Weekly News Roundup: Lake Pollution, Oil Pipelines, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes conservation news… The Associated Press reports that two Enbridge oil pipelines running through the Straits of Mackinac will receive additional support structures. This comes after the oil company acknowledged that … Continue reading

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July 18th 2014

Weekly News Roundup: Zebra Mussels, Asian Carp, and More

Hey everyone! Here are some of the things happening in Great Lakes conservation from this past week: The Columbus Dispatch reports scientists are using blood samples from nesting chicks and eggs to study the presence of metal and chemical contamination … Continue reading

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July 11th 2014

Weekly News Roundup: Enbridge Pipeline, Lake Restoration, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes conservation news: A University of Michigan researcher warns that an oil spill under the Straits of Mackinac would be disastrous, reports The Detroit Free Press. The Enbridge oil pipelines running … Continue reading

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