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EDITORIAL: UWM and Milwaukee invest in water research

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (9/16)

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee long has studied Lake Michigan, but the unveiling of its impressive new campus at the base of Greenfield Ave., coupled with the opening a year ago of the Global Water Center a mile up the river puts in place an infrastructure for a new community identity.

New buoy could be part of Toledo’s water solution

Toledo Free Press (9/11)

Lake Erie’s wind current generally pushes any impending water problem eastward, and Toledo officials may want to look closely in that direction at a water monitoring tool now being used near Gibraltar Island.

Researching offshore wind developments

BlackburnNews.com (9/10)

Ontario is conducting two studies to monitor the noise impacts and decommissioning requirements of offshore wind turbine developments. In 2011, the province announced it would not be moving forward with any proposals for wind turbines in any of the Great Lakes.

Minnesota lake first in nation to use new product to kill zebra mussels

Star Tribune (9/9)

A small Minnesota lake is on the forefront of the national effort to kill off the zebra mussels that threaten lakes and rivers around the country.

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