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Good things are happening in the Great Lakes

6/7/2011 // By Jeff Alexander

With invasive species, outdated sewers and toxic algae blooms creating problems in parts of the Great Lakes, it’s easy to get depressed about the future of these incomparable bodies of water. That’s why it is good to remind yourself, from […] Read more >

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Earth Day Commandments for the Great Lakes

4/21/2011 // By Jeff Alexander

I was at a party recently when a friend began interrogating me about what I was doing to protect the Great Lakes from polluters, invasive species and other problems facing the largest source of surface freshwater on the planet. “Well, […] Read more >

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Who owns Lake Erie?

2/9/2011 // By Neil Kagan

That is the question now being pondered by the Justices of the Ohio Supreme Court.  Last week, the court held a hearing in the case presenting the question: Merrill v. State of Ohio.  I was on hand representing NWF and […] Read more >

Lake Erie off Sandusky, Ohio

Lake Wars: Dispatch from the Lake Erie Front

2/7/2011 // By Neil Kagan

Last October, I put the finishing touches on my last salvo ina 6-month legal battle to stop the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from dumping massive amounts of nutrient-laden sediment in Lake Erie in 2010 — up to 800,000 cubic […] Read more >

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Video – Veteran Lake Erie angler urges swift action to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes

1/18/2011 // By Jeff Alexander

The federal government is holding a series of hearings on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ plan for keeping Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. I was at the hearings in Buffalo and Cleveland. National Wildlife Federation representatives will […] Read more >

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Cleveland area residents demand feds take urgent action to keep Asian carp from storming Lake Erie

1/13/2011 // By Jeff Alexander

Federal officials who are soliciting public comment on a study of how to keep Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes got an earful Thursday from Cleveland-area residents. Their message to federal officials… Do whatever it takes to keep the […] Read more >

Earth Day Flashback: 30 Years of Working to Preserve PA’s Wildlife

4/16/2010 // By NWF

This column by Larry Schweiger, then president & CEO of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, originally ran in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on April 23, 2000, marking the 30th annual Earth Day. With the 40th Earth Day set for April 22, 2010, […] Read more >

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