Officials urge safety while swimming the Great Lakes after Mackinac Island drowning

Rescue officials are stressing the importance of water safety after a 22-year-old woman fell off her paddle board in Lake Huron...

New report highlights ongoing pollution by Tyson Foods to US waterways

Tyson Foods, one of the world’s largest poultry producers, has released over 370 million pounds of pollutants into U.S. waterways...

Cruising boom predicted in the Great Lakes

Cruise lines are looking to the Great Lakes for voyages ahead of what may be a record-breaking season. Cruising is...

Legal fight over future of Line 5 pipeline returns to court

A federal appeals court will hear arguments Thursday afternoon in a case involving the future of an oil pipeline in...

Stellantis agrees to pay $84K for air quality violations at Jefferson North plant

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) has finalized a deal with Stellantis NV this week over...

Fewer fish and more algae? Scientists seek to understand impacts of historic lack of Great Lakes ice

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Michigan Tech University biologists have been observing a remote Lake Superior island's fragile wolf population every...

Wreck of ship that sank in 1940 found in Lake Superior

WHITEFISH POINT, Mich. (AP) — Shipwreck hunters have discovered a merchant ship that sank in Lake Superior in 1940, taking...

Deal to stop Great Lakes water diversion has worked for 15 years

Michigan and seven other states made a pact in 2005 to protect the Great Lakes from environmental and human-made threats....

MichMash: Enbridge frustrated by lengthy delay in Line 5 tunnel project

Enbridge Energy last week sought help from a state oversight panel due to the “inexplicably lethargic” permit review by federal...

New book ‘Paper Valley’ explains the clash between environmental science and politics

Retired wildlife biologist and environmental consultant David Allen II, and environmental journalist and communications specialist Susan Campbell released their book...

Canada pledges $300 million investment to help clean up the Great Lakes

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vows to spend hundreds of millions of dollars over the next decade to help clean...

Why are mallard duck populations falling in the Great Lakes region?

Two major studies are underway to try to better understand why mallard duck populations are declining in the U.S. Researchers...