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Tag Archives: Great Lakes

US EPA releases 5-year plan to improve Great Lakes

CHICAGO (AP) — The Obama administration announced a new 5-year plan for the Great Lakes on Wednesday that will accelerate efforts to address toxic pollution, invasive species and farm runoff and restore plant and wildlife habitat. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ...

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Groups study Great Lakes, Mississippi separation

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Two organizations have begun a study on how best to separate the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds to prevent invasive species such as Asian carp from migrating between them.

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Great Lakes nuke shipment plan stirs accident fears

NEW YORK CITY — Environmentalists and some local officials are protesting a Canadian company’s plan to haul 16 scrapped generators from a nuclear power plant across three of the Great Lakes.

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Let them eat carp

CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says if you can’t beat Asian carp, then you eat them. Quinn on Tuesday announced an agreement with a Chinese meat processing company and an Illinois fishery to catch ...

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