- Proposed study could require shutdown of Enbridge pipeline Updated: Apr-28-16 8:59 pm
ST. IGNACE, Michigan - A member of Congress from Michigan wants a federal investigation that could lead to shutdown of twin oil pipelines beneath the waterway where Lakes Huron and Michigan converge.
- 2 trumpeter swans to be released at Iowa lake Updated: Apr-28-16 11:29 am
CORNING, Iowa - Two trumpeter swans are set to be released at a southwest Iowa lake.
- Lake Express ferry begins 13th season on Lake Michigan Updated: Apr-28-16 11:28 am
MUSKEGON, Michigan - The ferry connecting Wisconsin and Michigan has received an overhaul in anticipation of its 13th season.
- State officials propose boat dock at Wild Horse Island Updated: Apr-28-16 10:44 am
KALISPELL, Montana - State officials are proposing a floating boat dock be installed at Wild Horse Island in Flathead Lake in order to reduce injuries.
- Reopening of Tempe Town Lake now delayed for up to 2 weeks Updated: Apr-28-16 6:02 am
TEMPE, Arizona - The reopening of Tempe Town Lake will be delayed for up to two weeks for more testing of a new hydraulic dam.
- Biennial conference to focus on protecting inland lakes Updated: Apr-27-16 8:52 pm
BOYNE FALLS, Michigan - Hundreds of people are expected to attend a conference designed to encourage protection of Michigan's 11,000 inland lakes.
- Crater Lake superintendent passionate about park Updated: Apr-27-16 11:05 am
CRATER LAKE, Oregon - When Craig Ackerman was a second grade student in Wheeling, West Virginia, he saw a magazine article showing snow piled two stories high at Crater Lake National Park.
- Stolen Miami-Dade police car found in lake Updated: Apr-27-16 2:19 am
MIAMI - Officials have found a stolen Miami-Dade police car submerged in a lake.
- US House OKs bill extending Great Lakes restoration program Updated: Apr-26-16 5:44 pm
The U.S. House has voted to extend for an additional five years a program designed to improve water quality in the Great Lakes and make progress on resolving their biggest environmental threats.
- Feds update strategy to keep Asian carp from Great Lakes Updated: Apr-26-16 3:09 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Federal agencies plan to spend $57.3 million this year on preventing invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes, where scientists say they could disrupt food chains and out-compete native fish.
- Muskegon County center to release snowy owl after rescue Updated: Apr-26-16 2:02 pm
TWIN LAKE, Michigan - A young, male snowy owl will soon make his return to the wild after recovering at the Braveheart Raptor Rehabilitation Center in Twin Lake.
- US Rep. Hal Rogers pulls funding for Lake Cumberland study Updated: Apr-26-16 12:11 pm
SOMERSET, Kentucky - U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers has pulled funding for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineer study of Lake Cumberland.
- Schumer: Work on Lake Ontario NY bay project continues Updated: Apr-26-16 12:08 pm
GREECE, New York - Work is continuing on a $9.5 million federal project that will restore wildlife habitats and improve recreational access on a Lake Ontario bay near Rochester.
- Georgia boy, 16, drowns in lake near South Carolina line Updated: Apr-25-16 7:24 am
APPLING, Georgia - Authorities say a 16-year-old east Georgia boy has drowned in a lake near the Georgia-South Carolina line.
- Deep Creek Lake panel getting updates on lake use issues Updated: Apr-25-16 6:29 am
SWANTON, Maryland - The Deep Creek Lake Policy and Review Board is getting updates on some issues affecting users of the lake in far western Maryland.
- Firefighters contain Wolfeboro brush fire, save nearby home Updated: Apr-25-16 4:28 am
WOLFEBORO, New Hampshire - Officials say a home was narrowly saved by firefighters after they successfully battled a brush fire that scorched 1 ½ acres in New Hampshire's Lakes Region over the weekend.
- Plans for Lake Charles VA outpatient clinic going forward Updated: Apr-25-16 4:15 am
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana - After more than 13 years of delays, the Department of Veterans Affairs says it will build a new 24,000-square-foot outpatient clinic in Lake Charles.
- Management plan for Essex Chain in Adirondacks is finalized Updated: Apr-25-16 12:40 am
ALBANY, New York - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has given final approval to the Essex Chain tract in the central Adirondacks, and work is underway to boost public access to the lake-filled region.
- Williamstown joins Vermont water cleanup effort Updated: Apr-24-16 8:44 am
WILLIAMSTOWN, Vermont - Williamstown is joining the list of Vermont communities working to clean up wastewater discharges and reduce the flow of phosphorus into Lake Champlain's tributaries.
- 3 northwest Ohio farms to showcase conservation practices Updated: Apr-23-16 11:20 am
FINDLAY, Ohio - Three farms in northwestern Ohio are being turned into demonstration sites to show farmers how to reduce fertilizer runoff that feeds the harmful algae in Lake Erie.
- Fish hatchery hit with flood-borne 'rock snot' to reopen Updated: Apr-23-16 10:21 am
BETHEL, Vermont - Almost five years after raging flood waters heavily damaged the White River National Fish Hatchery in the Vermont town of Bethel, contaminating tens of thousands of surviving trout and salmon with an invasive algae known as rock snot, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is ready to start raising fish there again.
- Goodwill store evacuated after suspicious device found Updated: Apr-22-16 8:39 pm
BONNEY LAKE, Washington - Authorities say they've removed and detonated a suspicious device found in a Goodwill store in Bonney Lake.
- Group cuts Great Lakes water diversion request Updated: Apr-22-16 5:02 pm
WAUKESHA, Wisconsin - A Milwaukee suburb's precedent-setting request to draw water from Lake Michigan could be significantly reduced by Great Lakes states and Canadian provinces considering the water diversion.
- Dry soil to absorb some snowmelt heading to Colorado River Updated: Apr-22-16 2:52 pm
DENVER - Storms brought deep snow to the mountains that feed the vital Colorado River this winter and spring, but the dried-out landscape will soak up some of the runoff before it can reach the river and the 40 million people depending on it for water.
- Inmate escapes from Devils Lake jail by smashing window Updated: Apr-22-16 12:17 pm
DEVILS LAKE, North Dakota - Authorities say an inmate has escaped from the Lake Region Law Enforcement Center in Devils Lake.