Latest Lake Erie Stories

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.

2008-07-08 18:00:17

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Chuck Ardo, +1-717-783-1116, or Michael Smith (DEP), +1- 717-787-1323, both of the Pennsylvania Office of the Governor HARRISBURG, Pa.,July 8/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G.

2008-07-04 00:00:13

To: ENVIRONMENTAL EDITORS Contact: John Walliser, Vice President, Legal and Governmental Affairs, +1-412-481-9400 office, +1-724-719-0069 mobile, jwalliser@pecpa.org HARRISBURG, Pa., July 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) praised the Pennsylvania General Assembly for giving final approval to House Bill 1705, legislation that will ratify the Great Lakes - St.

2008-06-30 21:02:23

By OUTDOORS JIM MORRIS Folks around Milwaukee are concerned about the disease viral hemorrhagic septicemia being found in yellow perch in Lake Michigan. Well, Wisconsin folks, welcome to the club. VHS, obviously, is making its way around the Great Lakes.

2008-06-19 00:10:00

Scientists are worried that as the disease continues to spread, infected fish might end up swimming into the Chicago River system, which links the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River and the nation's vast middle section.

2008-06-18 12:00:29

By JIM MORRIS OUT DOORS Ohio has finally made its contribution toward passing the Great Lakes Protection Agreement. Now it's up to Michigan and Pennsylvania to finish the job. On June 10, the Ohio House of Representatives and Senate passed the Great Lakes-St.

2008-06-17 06:00:17

By Steve Pollick, The Blade, Toledo, Ohio Jun.

2008-06-16 00:00:10

By Debra Erdley Eco-tourism was starting to gain traction 10 years ago when a friend called Tom Fuhrman, concerned about the stretch of forested Lake Erie wilderness shoreline where they'd hunted for years.

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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