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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.

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.

2009-09-09 11:34:00

FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Enjoy a perch dinner right on a Lake Erie beach.

2009-08-27 13:57:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today signed the following bills into law: Senate Bill 366 makes changes to the Judicial Code bringing it in line with the state Constitution for situations when bail can be denied.

2009-07-31 00:33:00

MOORESTOWN, N.J., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) System today destroyed a ballistic missile target in an at-sea firing under operationally realistic conditions. The event also successfully demonstrated two new capabilities on other ships.

2009-07-24 20:03:29

A group of shipwreck wants proposes to raise a schooner from the bottom of Lake Erie and display it in a tank in Buffalo, N.Y., a member of the group said. We have the birth of the city of Buffalo right there, sitting in the middle of Lake Erie in pristine condition, said Pat Clyne, a videographer. Clyne specializes in filming shipwrecks and is a member of North East Research, the group that plans to lift the schooner out of the lake.

2009-03-07 19:35:00

Two ice fishermen, oblivious to the fact the ice on which they were fishing had broken free from shore, were plucked safely from Lake Erie, police said.

2008-11-04 15:00:10

No fuel was spilled when a barge carrying gasoline went aground near the Detroit River's entrance to Lake Erie, said the U.S. Coast Guard. The barge, carrying 3.9 million gallons of gasoline, was freed Monday after spending the night aground, Coast Guard Lt. Wade Hedinger said Monday.

2008-09-25 09:00:30

CLEVELAND, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority has tapped Pamela L. Davis for the newly created position of Environmental/Sustainability Manager, the first dedicated environmental staff position at any U.S. Great Lakes port.

Latest Lake Erie Reference Libraries

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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