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Jon Harrison Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 11:12am Categories: Environment News Items

The operator of an oceangoing ship detained for six weeks in Lake Superior last year has been fined $1 million for dumping oily wastewater in the Great Lakes.

Jon Harrison Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 8:41pm Categories: Environment News Items

Jon Harrison Friday, July 1, 2016 - 3:26pm Categories: Michigan Radio Environment Report

Kent County tries new approach to reduce waste in trash
By Daniel Rayzel, Jun 30, 2016

Jon Harrison Friday, July 1, 2016 - 9:59am Categories: Government Documents

2015 Annual Report to Congress: Second Annual Summary of Activities and Expenditures to Manage the Threat of Asian Carp in the Upper Mississippi and Ohio River Basins.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, 2016.

Jon Harrison Friday, June 24, 2016 - 9:29am Categories: Michigan Radio Environment Report

Efforts underway to reintroduce once-prized fish to Michigan rivers

Stateside Staff, June 23, 2016

Jon Harrison Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 1:08pm Categories: Environment News Items

Plagued by habitat loss and cowbirds that crowded warbler young out of nests, the warbler population by 1974 had reached a desperately low estimate of 167 singing males, fewer than 350 birds total.

Jon Harrison Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 10:11pm Categories: Environment News Items

Double-crested cormorants are the bane of many Great Lakes anglers, devouring prize game fish and damaging the sport and commercial fishery.

At least that’s a widely held belief about these birds — and a generally wrong one, Northern Illinois University (NIU) researchers say.

Jon Harrison Friday, June 17, 2016 - 8:15am Categories: Michigan Radio Environment Report
Will Gov. Snyder change the agency blamed for the Flint water crisis?
Jon Harrison Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 8:11am Categories: Environment News Items

Enbridge Energy is ramping up defense of the safety of its aging underwater pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac as public pressure mounts to stop the flow of oil through the Great Lakes.

Jon Harrison Monday, June 13, 2016 - 8:49am Categories: Environment News Items

The Department of Environmental Quality announced it is seeking comment on its general permit and list of minor projects for water body and wetlands in the state. Officials said there were minor changes to the list and the permit.


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