Great Lakes (IL IN MI MN OH WI)

August 31, 2009

DEADLINE: SEJ Post-Conference Tour / IJNR Lake Country Institute

SEJ Members: Apply by August 31st for an all-expenses-paid fellowship for SEJ's Oct 11-14, 2009, post-conference tour: IJNR's Lake Country Institute!

Elevated Lead Found in More Flint Kids After Water Switch, Study Finds

"FLINT, MI -- More Flint infants and children are being found with elevated levels of lead in their blood since the city switched to using the Flint River as its water source, according to a new study by a Hurley Medical Center doctor."

Source: Flint Journal, 09/25/2015

"Algae in Western Lake Erie Eats Into Fishing Business"

"Thick mats of algae spreading across western Lake Erie in recent weeks appear to be pushing one of the region's most-prized sport fish to flee, forcing some charter boat captains to cancel trips. At least one told out-of-state visitors hoping to catch walleye to stay home for now."

Source: AP, 09/02/2015

"Enbridge Anniversary: Profiles From the Frontlines of an Oil Spill"

"The Kalamazoo River near Marshall, Mich. today teems with kayakers paddling amid swimming turtles, buzzing dragonflies and fish that leap from the water—with few visible scars of the environmental disaster that struck the riverside community five years ago."

Source: InsideClimate News, 07/27/2015

"Enbridge Slammed for Information Gaps in Straits Oil Pipeline Report"

"Assurances from Enbridge Energy that the company's twin oil pipelines under the Straits of Mackinac are in 'excellent' condition and pose 'minimal' risks of a spill are not enough to resolve existing public concerns about the line's potential threat to the Great Lakes and Michigan's economy."

Source: MLive, 07/15/2015


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