Topic: Lake Huron
New research suggests that plastic is not just an oceanic problem – scientists found that sediments from Italy's alpine Lake Garda had about the same levels of microplastics as those found in saltwater beaches.
Lake Huron and Lake Michigan are at their lowest levels since record keeping began a century ago, but experts say it's too soon to tell exactly what combination of issues is causing the drop.
'Superstorm' Sandy was over western Pennsylvania Tuesday morning, moving toward the Great Lakes. Some spots may see a foot of rain, and waves on Lakes Michigan and Huron could reach 35 feet.
A $2 billion restoration effort may help rehabilitate Lake Michigan and the other Great Lakes, but environmentalists say it may be too late to reverse four centuries' worth of damage.
06/13/2011 02:58 pm
If guarding the controversial prisoners keeps a Standish, Mich., prison open, many locals are for it.
09/15/2009 01:00 am