Hundreds of schools canceled classes in Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota, where the governor closed state offices in much of the state for a second day.
"I support the Great Lakes" with their "record deepness," the president said at a Michigan rally.
Conservationists say the decision could help save other imperiled wildlife.
Proposed cuts to a number of federal programs would make efforts to fight toxic algal blooms more difficult.
Democrats in Congress urged the EPA chief not to close the agency's Region 5 office.
It wasn't so long ago that the waters were so foul they could actually catch fire.
The amount of plastic that enters Lake Michigan alone each year is equivalent to 100 Olympic-sized pools full of plastic bottles, a study finds.
Doorae Shin and Joy Waters, VegFest Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. A free event addresses health and environmental issues while
While the fundamental causes of coastal algal blooms are well understood, there is considerable uncertainty about the details
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As the vice president of environmental quality at Shedd, Allen was well-positioned to observe the Great Lakes Commission