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Yesterday | The Detroit News

Bait dumping offers invaders path to Great lakes

Traverse City -- Inadequate regulation of the bait fish trade and carelessness on the part of anglers may be allowing invasive species -- including widely feared Asian carp -- to reach the Great Lakes and inland waterways, according to a scientific paper released Thursday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Michigan Radio

Lake Erie island warned not to use well water

The cyanobacteria blooms causing the warning are the same stuff that contaminated the drinking water of about 400,000 people in the Toledo area earlier this month.

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Metro Times

Lake Erie toxic algae generates water alert for Canadian island

Toxic algae in Lake Erie prompted officials in Canada to issue a water alert for residents of Pelee Island, The Toledo Blade reports .

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The Detroit News

Pelee Island residents warned not to use well water due to toxic algae in Lake Erie

Toledo, Ohio -- Residents of a small Canadian island are being warned not to drink their well water because of potentially toxic algae in Lake Erie.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Senators announce funding for University of Michigan project

Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin say that a 177-thousand dollar grant for the University of Michigan will help develop models to protect Lake Erie from the effects of algal blooms.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Grand Haven Tribune

'Never say never' on toxic algae

While attention is focused on Lake Erie's recent algal blooms, experts say the concern isn't as great locally.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Michigan Radio

Critics say new Ohio law isn't enough to protect Lake Erie from fertilizer runoff

The recent Toledo water crisis has farmers in Michigan and Ohio on the defensive.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Michigan Radio

Critics say new Ohio law isn't enough to protect Lake Erie from fertilizer runoff

The recent Toledo water crisis has farmers in Michigan and Ohio on the defensive.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Grand Haven Tribune

Lake health impacts all communities

Imagine shelves empty of bottled water at every store in town. Imagine not being able to swim at the beach without fear of burns or infection.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Toledo Blade

Fighting against fertilizers

Farmers in 20 Ohio counties of the Lake Erie watershed will be able to walk into a county federal conservation agency office today and apply for grants paying $57 per acre to plant winter crops to keep fertilizer from washing into the rivers, federal lawmakers said on Tuesday.

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Michigan Radio

Toledo Mayor compares water crisis to a terrorist attack

Earlier this month, from August 2 to August 4, people living in Toledo were suddenly without water.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

Wildlife Refuge Getting Property in Monroe County

The Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge is expanding with the addition of new property in Monroe County.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

State of Michigan

Michigan leaders: - Lake Erie must be protected'

DEQ, MDARD discuss steps to a cleaner western Lake Erie basin State department leaders held a news roundtable in Lansing today to review the recent algae bloom in western Lake Erie that tainted drinking water for Ohio and Southeast Michigan residents.

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Detroit News

Ohio to help cities with water tests

Ohio's environmental regulators laid out a plan Thursday to assist cities with testing and treating their drinking water, a first step in the state's response to last week's water emergency in Toledo that left 400,000 people without clean tap water.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Detroit News

A vortex of weird weather: 2014 starts cold and snowy, but gives way to deluges of rain

Weather defines our lives, but unlike most years, 2014 seems defined by weird weather that has caused a string of mass outages, flooded basements, marooned motorists and, earlier this month, made the water of metropolitan Toledo undrinkable for a few days.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Metro Times

Chuck Ream, the gospel of cannabis, driving while high, and legalizing it in Michigan

"When you get out past your own ego, the teaching plants carry the message of right and wrong just like the Bible," says Ream.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Smoother sailing as Great Lakes levels continue their rebound

The story of improving Great Lakes water levels can be discerned in the things unheard this summer -- like complaints.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Lake Erie lawmakers say time to act is now

Algae is seen near the City of Toledo water intake crib, Sunday, in Lake Erie, about 2.5 miles off the shore of Curtice, Ohio.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

MLive.com

Stabenow touts regional partnerships and the "intersection of...

"There is really a lot of bi-partisanship in the Senate when it comes to the Great Lakes from Minnesota on one end to New York on the other."

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MLive.com

Mother of missing 18-year-old Hayley Turner of Bedford: 'We just want you home'

Thomas Turner held onto his wife, Christy Turner, with his left arm inside a conference room at the Monroe County Sheriff's Department Friday.

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