Lake Issues Links

Top 10 Frightening Facts About Lake Erie for 2010

http://www.eriewire.org/archives/9406/section/environment-science-health/

This article discusses environmental problems in and around Lake Erie which continue to degrade its quality: pollution, invasive species including the threat of Asian Carp, urban development, blue-green algae, buried chemical contaminant, and bacterial pollutants.

Toxic chemicals turn up in Great Lakes plastic pollution

http://greatlakesecho.org/2013/04/09/toxic-chemicals-turn-up-in-great-lakes-plastic/

This is an interesting article about the research indicating that toxins in the Great Lakes are actually clinging to plastic contaminants in the lakes, possibly more so than in the sediment.

The Effects of Hydrofracking on the Great Lakes Basin

http://www.nwf.org/~/media/PDFs/Regional/Great-Lakes/Hydraulic_Fracturing_Great_Lakes_Basin_Report.pdf?dmc=1&ts=20130506T0509448593

 

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