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2010-06-30 15:30:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nearshore and Offshore Lake Erie Nutrient Study (NOLENS) concludes this month, following a year of research headed by principal investigator Chris Pennuto, a research scientist with the Buffalo State College Great Lakes Center and professor of biology.

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2010-05-20 11:12:29

Scientists are reporting that mercury levels in a popular species of game fish in Lake Erie are increasing after two decades of steady decline.

2010-05-13 07:41:57

Forestry access roads can have undesirable outcomes on fish populations living in remote lakes due to increased access.

2010-04-15 21:35:00

HAMILTON, Ontario, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U. S. Steel Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X), announced today that United Steelworkers (USW) Local Union 8782 has ratified a new three-year labor contract for employees at U. S.

2010-02-16 10:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford and Automotive Component Holdings LLC (ACH) have donated the Ford Marsh coastal wetlands in Monroe County, Mich., to the U.S.

2009-11-23 15:03:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G.

2009-11-19 11:00:00

ERIE, Pa., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An impressive 1,257 volunteers picked up 72,763 pieces of trash adding up to 19,395 pounds during the seventh Pennsylvania-Lake Erie International Coastal Cleanup, according to the Department of Environmental Protection. The results of the Sept.

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2009-09-18 07:55:00

Predicting harmful algal blooms, or HABs, in the Great Lakes is now a reality as NOAA announces an experimental HAB forecast system in Lake Erie. HABs produce toxins that may pose a significant risk to human and animal health through water recreation and may form scum that are unsightly and odorous to beach visitors, impacting the coastal economy.


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2009-07-21 15:56:27

The snowbelt is a North American region that lies downwind of the Great lakes, where heavy snowfall is common on mostly the eastern and southern shores of the Great Lakes. Lake-effect snow is caused by cold air picking up moisture while crossing the lake and then releasing it as snow when the air cools over land. Throughout much of the winter, lakes produce lake-effect snow and continuously cloudy skies. This phenomenon continues as long as the air temperature is colder than the water...

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