News Archives

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Ice Visible on Lake Superior Weeks Ahead of Schedule [ABC News - November 15, 2014]

LSSU student discovers that Atlantic salmon are reproducing in the Great Lakes [Soo Evening News - November 2, 2014]

High flows expected in St. Mary’s rapids [Soo Today - April 15, 2014]

Find out how fast it’s going to flow [Soo Today - April 4, 2014]

Ice breaking starts [Sault Star - March 13, 2014]

More than $39 million earmarked for operating, maintaining site [Sault Star - March 12, 2014]

These welcome additions to Northern Ontario waters might be hybrids, but they’re thoroughbreds through and through when it comes to their quality as game fish [Sault Star - March 7, 2014]

Other highlights of Wednesday’s BPAC meeting [100.5 Kiss - March 6, 2014]

Study: Incidents of tumours in white suckers high in St. Marys [100.5 Kiss - March 6, 2014]

Thunder Bay Coast Guard radio station’s closure raises concerns [Sault Star - February 28, 2014]

Council to decide Norgoma’s fate [Sault Star - January 22, 2014]

Superior’s splendor doesn’t dip when winter comes calling [Sault Star - January 21, 2014]

Wind farm appeal set for next week [Sault Star - December 10, 2013]

Mint carves Lake Superior’s image onto latest collector’s coin [Sault Star - November 7, 2013]

Invasive species are bad. Some bugs are cool [Soo Today - September 26, 2013]

27 Reasons The Great Lakes Are Actually The Greatest [Huffington Post - September 3, 2013]

Local fishermen to put a ring on [Soo Today - August 28, 2013]

Lake Superior is sending some help to Lake Michigan-Huron’s low water levels [MLive - August 20, 2013]

Update on St. Marys River water volume increase [Soo Today - July 31, 2013]

Invasive species? There’s an app for that [Soo Today - July 10, 2013]

Seen yesterday on the St. Marys River [Soo Today - July 4, 2013]

They’ll eventually call St. Marys River home [Soo Today - June 25, 2013]

US, Canada Will Poison Sea Lamprey [VIDEO] in St. Marys River, Link to Lake Superior and Huron [Design and Trend - June 24, 2013]

Sea lamprey control planned for St. Marys River in July [Soo Evening News - June 23, 2013]

Now you see it. Now you don’t [Soo Today - June 19, 2013]

Unsightly scenes: Sunnyside Beach Road (5 photos) [Soo Today - June 17, 2013]

Sails of the St. Mary’s River [Local 2 Sault Ste. Marie - June 5, 2013]

Governments urged to act on low water levels [Sault Star - May 1, 2013]

Enhanced monitoring to commence for 4 lakes within Central Algoma [Soo Today - April 11, 2013]

Hayes shares concerns over proposed Great Lakes freighter regulations [Soo Today - April 8, 2013]

Help clean up the Great Lakes [Sault Star - April 10, 2013]

Hayes shares concerns over proposed Great Lakes freighter regulations [Soo Today - April 8, 2013]

Seen on the St. Marys River [Soo Today - April 5, 2013]

New federal regulations worry deep-water port planners [Soo Today - March 26, 2013]

Harper Government Invests in Great Lakes Clean-Up [Environment Canada - March 22, 2013]

Thunder Bay Coast Guard radio station’s closure raises concerns [Sault Star - February 28th, 2013]

USA: New Bills Offer Hope for Lakes Dredging Crisis [Dredging Today - February 6, 2013]

Less study, more action on harbour: KPMG tells city [Soo Today - February 5, 2013]

‘Mind-boggling’ water levels on Great Lakes establishing record lows [The Windsor Star - January 27, 2013]

Great Lakes dredging crisis tops carriers’ agenda [Marine Log - January 23, 2013]

Dropping water levels leave Pine Island residents reeling [Sault Star - January 8, 2013]

Boats scurry to safety; waves on Lake Huron could top 35 feet [Detroit Free Press - October 30, 2012]

Major flooding strikes another Lake Superior community [Pioneer Press - October 29, 2012]

Club releases 2,000 walleye [Soo Evening News - October 24, 2012]

Sailors sobered by low water levels, weighing their options [Sault This Week - October 24, 2012]

Local watershed council targets milfoil [Soo Evening News - October 21, 2012]

Grants awarded for Great Lakes tree plantings [Seattle PI - October 16, 2012]

Where Did The River Go? [Local 2 Sault Ste. Marie - October 15, 2012]

Just how low will Great Lakes waterways go? [Soo Today - October 15, 2012]

Asian carp DNA found in Chicago River channel [Soo Evening News - October 10, 2012]

Low water, high electric costs and cuts to Great Lakes shipping profits [Great Lakes Echo - October 9, 2012]

Water levels near record low [Soo Evening News - October 3, 2012]

A recipe for more disasters on our Great Lakes? [Soo Today - September 26, 2012]

United States and Canada sign amended Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement [Soo Today - September 7, 2012]

How about that lake? [Soo Today - Aug. 31, 2012]

The fact North Shore water levels are low is not subject to debate. It’s how to deal with the pressing issue that stirs up waves [Sault Star - Aug. 16, 2012]

Longest ship on Great Lakes free again [Sault Star - Aug. 16, 2012]

Sugar Island residents still not happy with their sewage situation [Sault This Week - July 31, 2012]

Beware, invasive species. Our new facility is officially open [Soo Today - July 31, 2012]

Ghosts of once golden fishing industry still seen along north Algoma [Sault Star - July 27, 2012]

Concerns about Great Lakes on Michigan side, too [Soo Today - July 24, 2012]

Want to help the Great Lakes? Read this [Soo Today - July 24, 2012]

Heat, drought killing fish in Michigan [Soo Today - July 23, 2012]

New plan for Superior outflows nears [Sault Star - July 15, 2012]

Tiny beetle vanquishes Bellevue Park’s purple loosestrife – Victory tempered by arrival of new invader [Sault Star - July 13, 2012]

Check out the Sault Ships and Sailabration event this August [Soo Today - July 11, 2012]

Worried about Great Lakes water levels? Note local meeting [Soo Today - July 10, 2012]

International Joint Commission And Brookfield Renewable Power Join Forces With Great Lakes Fishery Commission To Battle Destructive Sea Lamprey [Download: Great Lakes Fishery Commission - May 30, 2012]

Lake Superior nearly a foot below start-of-June average [Soo Today - May 30, 2012]

MP Hayes applauds Harper Government Measure to Protect the Great Lakes from Asian Carp [Local 2 Sault Ste. Marie - May 29, 2012]

MNR lake surveys will help manage fisheries [Soo Today - May 24, 2012]

Canadians do not want environment gutted by Trojan horse budget: Hughes [Soo Today - May 11, 2012]

Ontario supports clean, healthy Great Lakes [Soo Today - May 9, 2012]

Sault Lock Better Than Ever [Parks Canada]

The Great Lakes Aren’t So Great Anymore [Huffington Post - May 2, 2012]

Endangered species hunt given green light. Enviro group shocked [Soo Today - April 25, 2012]

Soo police have chance to patrol the Great Lakes [Sudbury Star - April 3, 2012]

Lake Superior higher than it was a year ago at this time [Soo Today - April 2, 2012]

Learn more about the St. Marys River at LSSU’s 11th annual Environmental Summit [LSSU Campus News - March 11, 2012]

Organize locally to help Great Lakes: Barlow [Sault Star - January 24, 2012]

Conservation Authority seeks to renew St. Mary’s River heritage status [Sault Star - January 20, 2012]

Is it too late for Saultites to panic over L. Superior pollution? [Sault This Week - January 18, 2012]

City of St. Catharines Rejects New York Ballast Water Regulations [Sault This Week - January 10, 2012]

Lake Superior outflow maintained in January [Sault This Week - December 28, 2011]

Yes, Pointe Estates is back on the table [Soo Today - December 13, 2011]

Approval expected for deep-water port study [Sault Star - November 23, 2011]

Algoma University and the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre Play a Key Role in the Restoration of the St. Marys River [Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre - November 22, 2011]

BPAC meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 22: General Public invited to attend [Sault This Week - November 21, 2011]

Public invited to help restore St. Marys River [Soo Today - November 16, 2011]

Is Harper government cutting Great Lakes support? [Soo Today - November 7, 2011]

Aboriginal leaders join critics of city’s sewage treatment [Sault Star - November 3, 2011]

Raw sewage in St. Marys River unacceptable: First Nations [Soo Today - November 2, 2011]

Latest PUC update on drinking water changes [Soo Today - October 25, 2011]

Another river exercise involved mock oil spill [Soo Today - September 15, 2011]

Significant fishery restoration planned on St. Marys River [Soo Today - September 14, 2011]

No, there hasn’t been an oil spill in the St. Marys River [Soo Today - September 13, 2011]

Lake Superior level expected to rise slightly [Soo Today - September 2, 2011]

937,000 new fish stocked in Upper Peninsula waters [Soo Today - July 28, 2011]

Fish story of the year [Soo Today - July 13, 2011]

Control board increases outflow from Lake Superior [Sault This Week - June 2, 2011]

Brookfield Renewable Power and Cloverland Electric Cooperative Join Forces with Commission to Battle Destructive Sea Lamprey [Download: Great Lakes Fishery Commission - May 23, 2011]

Lake State invites you to write about Lake Superior [Soo Today - April 27, 2011]

Hazardous stuff left lying around will end up in the river in time [Sault This Week - April 6, 2011]

It’s a sure sign of spring [Sault This Week - April 6, 2011]

Voracious Fish Must be Prevented from Entering Great Lakes [Sierra Club Canada - April 1, 2011]

Celebrate the St. Marys River at Lake State [Soo Today - March 23, 2011]

Most Canadians don’t understand water’s value [Soo Today - March 21, 2011]

Experts agree: St. Marys River quality improved [Sault This Week - March 23, 2011]

St. Marys River study presented to the public next week [Sault Star - February 2011]

Court Ruling on Environmental Suits & Tree Recycling [The Environmental Report - January 24, 2011]

Essar Steel’s $31-million, coke-oven upgrade features all-new technology [Sault This Week - December 15, 2010]

Essar emission levels are lower than MOE levels? [Sault This Week - December 8, 2010]

Wind farm issue threatens to discredit green movement [Soo Today - December 5, 2010]

Lake Superior well below normal in November [Soo Today - November 29, 2010]

Energy plan will save cash for industry, says Orazietti [Sault This Week - November 17, 2010]

Flakeboard releases sustainability report [Soo Today - November 12, 2010]

St. Marys signs ten-year deal with Ontario Power Authority for cogen electricity [Sault This Week - November 10, 2010]

St. Marys Goes Green, Eyes Bio-economy [Sault This Week - November 3, 2010]

Essar fined $100,000 for violating the Environmental Protect Act [Sault This Week - October 13, 2010]

Aquatic Research Lab conducting river-wide E. coli survey [LSSU Campus News - August 26, 2010]

Student’s St. Marys River rapids research garners cash award [LSSU Campus News - May 10, 2010]

Contaminated portion of St. Marys to be dredged this spring [Sault Star - February 23, 2010]