Study shows different types of plastics accumulating in different portions of the lake
A recent study has detected new potential threats in waters near Cleveland, Ohio
An increase in extreme rainfall makes it more difficult for UV light to kill pathogens
Study inventories movement of plastic and microplastic debris throughout lake system
Researchers estimate that approximately 3,000 tons of PHCZs are contained in the sediment of the three lakes, with Lake Michigan having the greatest concentrations
Researchers from Clarkson University, SUNY Fredonia & SUNY Oswego Receive $6.5 million from EPA to monitor for contaminants
Dogs are known to play, swim and lap up water in lakes and ponds, but these simple joys can lead to illness and even fatal poisoning when harmful algae blooms muck up the water.
Lake Erie has become increasingly susceptible to large blooms of toxin-producing cyanobacteria since 2002, potentially complicating efforts to rein in the problem in the wake of this year's Toledo drinking water crisis, according to a new study led by University of Michigan researchers.
A new $9 million University of Michigan Great Lakes research and education center will guide efforts to protect and restore the world's largest group of freshwater lakes by reducing toxic contamination, combating invasive species, protecting wildlife habitat and promoting coastal health.