great lakes

Hardly any ice covered the Great Lakes this winter. Is this the new normal?
Scientists say the sharp turnaround between the lakes' low and high levels is linked to climate change.
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.
Want to keep drink clean water? The EPA Administrator doesn’t care. Scott Pruitt wants to remove protections on one third of America’s drinking water. But even some Republican lawmakers think he’s going to far.
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.