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10:41 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Great Lakes Ice Cover Now Gone

Credit blogs.woodtv.com

The Great Lakes are now ice free.

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5:43 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Senators Seek $30M For Great Lakes Infrastructure

A group of U.S. senators is asking the Army Corps of Engineers to pump more money into maintaining harbors in the Great Lakes region, which has a backlog of projects. 

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12:24 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

New Ballast Water Requirements

The U.S. EPA has issued new requirements for cleansing ballast water dumped from ships, which scientists believe has brought invasive species that damage ecosystems and cost the economy billions of dollars.

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6:52 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Feds Release Report On Asian Carp DNA

A report by three federal agencies shows live Asian carp do not have to be present for their DNA to turn up in the environment.

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12:20 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Rail Loop May Help Great Lakes Shipping

A new, 4.5 million dollar rail loop linking the Port of Cleveland with main lines nearby is expected to enable faster, more efficient movement of cargo from the site.

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12:16 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Water Levels Drop In Two Great Lakes

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says preliminary figures show Lakes Michigan and Huron reached record low water levels in December.

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12:22 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Romney Rep. Is A No-Show At Great Lakes Meeting

Republican Mitt Romney's presidential campaign did not send a representative to a forum on Great Lakes issues today.

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8:51 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Ohio's beaches among most polluted in country

A new water quality report shows Ohio's beaches are among the most polluted in the Great Lakes Region -- which is one of the worst in the nation.  Alison Holm has more

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