Monthly Archives: November 2012

Asian carp domination of Illinois River bodes ill for Great Lakes

An Illinois radio station recently produced a news story about how anglers can help rein in the Asian carp population in the Illinois River by fishing the heck out of the species. It’s the “If you can’t beat ’em, eat … Continue reading

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In case you missed it … the Great Lakes Water Conspiracy

Before Jesse Ventura’s TV show went missing, the former governor of Minnesota did a segment on what he called the “Great Lakes Conspiracy Theory.” It’s an interesting piece. Sensational, to be sure, but it raises some valid questions and concerns … Continue reading

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Article – The Great Lakes have some of world’s most concentrated plastic pollution

This is messed up.

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Sewage-free Great Lakes a priority for one U.S. senator

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk, an Illinois Republican, will make a triumphant return to Congress in January, months after suffering a stroke. Kirk recently said that one of his priorities upon returning to Capitol Hill will be seeking a ban on … Continue reading

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