Tag: Great Lakes

Great Lakes Dredging Sends Sediment Flying with the Ditch Doctor

By: Brian M. Fraley, Fraley Construction Marketing Argenta, Ill. August 19, 2020: Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company’s Rivers and Lakes Division was faced with sediment-filled...

Michigan DNR letter pledges $8M to Asian carp barrier at Brandon Road Lock and...

Recent eDNA findings in waters near Lake Michigan underscore need for action Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Dan Eichinger today confirmed the commitment of...

EPA Announces $14 Million to Reduce Excess Nutrients and Stormwater Pollution in the Great...

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will accept applications for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grants until July 12. EPA expects to award...

Mussel control

Invasive zebra mussels — about the size of a thumbnail — can quickly proliferate and are highly adaptive to new environments, including Texas. Photo:...

Michigan launches Invasive Carp Challenge

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced that the Invasive Carp Challenge is now accepting proposals for innovative methods to prevent invasive (or Asian) carp from entering the Great Lakes.

Destruction of small wetlands directly linked to Great Lakes algal blooms

Researchers at Waterloo’s Faculty of Science and Faculty of Engineering found that small wetlands have a more significant role to play than larger ones in preventing excess nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorus from fertilizer from reaching waterbodies such as the Great Lakes.

GLC calls on U.S., Canada to rebuild critical Great Lakes water infrastructure

The binational Great Lakes Commission (GLC) called for U.S. and Canadian leadership to rebuild and modernize aging water infrastructure in the Great Lakes region.

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