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2009-08-06 13:56:21

A U.S. and Canadian study says the low water levels in Lakes Michigan and Huron during nearly all of the last decade were only natural. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said Thursday the study into whether erosion in the St.

2009-05-01 09:10:00

Six Billion Gallon extra Per Day Outflow from Michigan and Huron, Study Board Recommends No Action be Taken PARRY SOUND, Ontario, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An environmental group and leading scientists are disputing the findings of a report commissioned to understand how changes in the St.

2008-07-09 09:00:31

By Tina Lam, Detroit Free Press Jul. 9--Shell Canada has canceled plans for a giant new refinery along the St. Clair River that ran into strong opposition on the U.S. side but was welcomed in Canada for its jobs.

2008-06-18 03:00:18

By Dan Egan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 18--U.S. and Canadian officials will be in Wisconsin this week for two public hearings on the persistently low Lake Michigan water levels.

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2008-01-03 06:00:00

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration water gauges showed that on Christmas Eve the surface of the lake had dropped to about 575 feet, 9 inches above sea level. The record low for the lake, set in April 1964, is actually a few inches above that.

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2007-11-02 00:00:00

Video images from the St. Clair River bottom show no evidence of erosion causing water levels on Lakes Michigan and Huron to drop, scientists working for a U.S.-Canadian advisory group said Thursday.

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2007-08-15 16:30:00

Erosion caused by dredging and other human activities on the St. Clair River is causing Lakes Huron and Michigan to lose 2.5 billion gallons of water daily, according to a private Canadian study.

2007-08-14 22:58:32

A "drain hole" in the St. Clair River caused by dredging and other commercial projects is costing Lakes Huron and Michigan a combined 2.5 billion gallons of water each day, according to a Canadian study released Tuesday.

2006-07-05 12:48:27

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2006-07-04 00:34:58

By Jonathan Spicer TORONTO (Reuters) - Several massive vessels have run aground on Michigan's Saginaw River this shipping season, caught in shallow waters a few miles from Lake Huron.


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