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2008-09-12 12:00:18

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Chuck Ardo of the Pennsylvania Office of the Governor, +1-717-783-1116; Neil Weaver of the Department of Environmental Protection, +1-717-787-1323 HARRISBURG, Pa.,Sept.12/PRNewswire-USNewswire/--With increasing pressures on Pennsylvania's 120 miles of coastline and other areas within the state's two coastal zones, Governor Edward G.

2008-09-10 18:00:28

"Drill here, drill now" has become the mantra of those who believe it is time for the United States to rescind its drilling ban on the outer continental shelf and in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to become more energy independent.

2008-09-10 18:00:15

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Terry Brady of Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, +1-717-772-9101 ErieCountyLandmarkOffering 'Celebration of Nature' HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept.

2008-08-29 12:00:50

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Kristy Meyer of Ohio Environmental Council, +1-614-487- 7506 (office), +1-614-638-8948 (cell), Kristy@TheOEC.org; or Hugh McMullen, +1-312-408-2580 x 15, hugh@vdcom.com, for Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition OhioWelcomes Healthy Lakes Tour to Highlight the Need forGreat LakesRestoration CLEVELAND, Aug.

2008-08-17 18:00:23

Biologists have confirmed the first cases of avian botulism on Lake Michigan this year.

2008-08-03 09:00:11

OFF ATWATER BEACH, Wis. _ This place should be an underwater desert. But as the trio of researchers wearing scuba tanks and lead weights drops through the water, the landscape of rounded stones 30 feet below is disturbingly full of strange, new life.

2008-07-30 09:00:45

By James Janega, Chicago Tribune Jul. 30--OFF ATWATER BEACH, Wis. -- OFF ATWATER BEACH, Wis. -- This place should be an underwater desert.

2008-07-30 00:00:25

By Spencer Hunt, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 29--Lake Erie's public beaches failed so many bacterial tests last year that Ohio ranks second-worst among all states, according to a new report.

2008-07-14 21:00:18

By Christine Smyczynski It's summer and time to hit the beach! With an abundance of lakes and rivers in the area, there are numerous beaches to choose from for sun and fun along lakes Erie and Ontario.

2008-07-12 12:00:28

By John F. Bonfatti, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 12--Wind turbines continue to rise from New York State landscapes, and more are in the pipeline. But don't be surprised to see them rising out of Lake Erie.

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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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