High water levels on some of the Great Lakes have been causing trouble for some shoreline communities in recent years.
Of the estimated 10,000 ships believed to have been lost on the lakes over the past four centuries, only about a third have been found and identified.
The Michigan Port Collaborative will conduct a nine-day tour of port and harbor communities throughout the state beginning May 10, including a stop in Grand Haven.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said Wednesday that twin oil pipelines in a waterway linking two of the Great Lakes appear to have sustained minor damage from a vessel that may also have caused a recent leak of coolant fluid from electric cables.
Amid snowy skies and freezing temperatures, the tug Defiance and barge Ashtabula entered Grand Haven on Friday, April 6, and remained docked at Verplank Dock Co. in Ferrysburg as of Monday afternoon.
We find ourselves, for the second year, having to write an editorial denouncing President Trump's budget proposal, specifically its proposed funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
For a second consecutive year, President Donald Trump is trying to drastically reduce or eliminate federal support of cleanups for iconic U.S. waterways including the Great Lakes and Chesapeake Bay.
You're not the only one who's freezing this winter.
Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday announced the creation of a new Great Lakes Basin Partnership to Block Asian Carp that will commit strategic and financial resources to support the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP).
DNR officials say the new plan is an effort to balance predators in Lake Michigan with available prey in order to have a healthy fishery.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District says Lakes Michigan and Huron are expected to be 7-9 inches higher in spring 2018 compared to this past spring.
LANSING (AP) — The Republican-controlled Legislature finished voting Thursday to weaken a law that keeps oceangoing cargo ships from releasing untreated ballast water in Michigan waters, despite a possible veto from Gov. Rick Snyder.
MUSKEGON — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been working on a plan aimed at preventing the spread of Asian carp in the Great Lakes, which would wreak havoc on the the region’s $7 billion fishery.
Grand Haven State Park Supervisor Matt Shaver says he doesn’t need to see any in-depth studies to know the Lake Michigan water was slightly cooler than normal this year.
WASHINGTON — House Appropriations lawmakers are poised to reject the Trump administration's proposed budget cuts to some items important to Michigan and the Great Lakes, including environmental clean-up funding and construction aid.