Topic: Lake Michigan
Avid sailor and educator Mary Crowley is recruiting help to clean up the North Pacific Trash Gyre, a 'garbage patch' of plastic and other trash in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
05/10/2010 01:23 pm
Michigan had asked the Supreme Court to order Chicago to close two locks to stop the invasive Asian carp from getting to the Great Lakes.
03/22/2010 05:52 pm
The Asian carp has gobbled up headlines as it makes its way toward the Great Lakes. Six frequently asked questions about the invasive species of fish.
03/16/2010 02:22 pm
Invasive Asian carp traveled up the Mississippi River to Lake Michigan, threatening the regional economy as well as the environment.
03/16/2010 02:21 pm
Chicago's Mayor Richard Daley argues against locking down a historic canal in order to prevent Asian carp from invading Lake Michigan. The issue comes as Daley's 'green' credentials are being questioned.
03/06/2010 03:59 pm
The windswept Great Lakes hold huge promise for wind power, experts say. But a plan for an offshore wind farm in Lake Michigan is raising local ire.
03/01/2010 02:45 pm
A Michigan report says the cost of closing the locks of a Chicago-area canal to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes has been exaggerated.
02/18/2010 07:16 pm
Environmentalists express opposition to a federal plan developed this week to keep invasive Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.
02/13/2010 09:18 am
A congressional hearing this week on Asian carp in the Great Lakes region raises scientific questions and political difficulties. What are the best ways to prevent invasive fish from proliferating, and what would be the economic impact of blocking their passage from the Mississippi River?
02/10/2010 04:46 pm
Federal authorities are proposing to control, but not close, Illinois shipping locks in an effort to prevent the Asian carp from infiltrating the Great Lakes. Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm did not agree with the plan.
02/08/2010 08:32 pm