Two environmentalist groups are the latest to call for a shutdown of the Sanitary and Ship Canal, so as to prevent the spread of the Asian carp into the Great Lakes.
Gov. Pat Quinn disagrees with the contention that the only way to block the Asian carp from the Great Lakes is to close the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.
Some Great Lakes States are putting pressure on the federal government to wall off the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal to stop the spread of Asian carp.
A federal appeals court has ruled that the Chicago shipping locks will not be closed in the interest of keeping the Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to spend $6 million to hire the unemployed for Great Lakes cleanup projects.
If you have the time to drive out to Holland, Mich., this weekend, you might want to take part in a surfer rescue and rip current awareness class — especially after the rough week on that side of Lake Michigan this week.
Environmental activists have released a report that claims global warming is inflicting damage upon the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, other national parks lining the Great Lakes — and the region around them.
An annual water quality report from the National Resources Defense Council found that Great Lakes beaches were the most frequently closed beaches in the nation because of contaminated water.
Members of the U.S. Navy SEAL team that killed Osama bin Laden would have started their training at Naval Station Great Lakes on the North Shore.
Lawmakers are reaching across borders to keep Asian Carp out of Lake Michigan.
A federal analysis this week warned that the Great Lakes region could experience water shortages in some locations in coming years because of climate shifts or surging demand.
The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has approved a shipment of 16 scrapped power generators with radioactive contents across three of the Great Lakes.
An annual study of where in this country people are moving from, and to, finds that Illinois and other Great Lakes states continue to be places more people want to see in their rearview mirrors.
Scientists say they have more proof the dreaded Asian carp is advancing on Lake Michigan.
Great Lakes biologists hope to make progress in the fight against the invasive sea lamprey by taking advantage of the eel-like fish’s keen sense of smell.
It wants to catch and sell them as “wild Mississippi River fish.”
Attorneys for and against closing Chicago-area shipping locks as a way to stop the spread of Asian carp are now making their final pitches to a federal judge.
If someone was visiting Chicago and asked what kind of food they’d have to try, the answer would undoubtedly be pizza.