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Shallow Lake Erie must stick to its strict diet to starve its problematic algal blooms, but the four deeper Great Lakes face a tricky dilemma balancing their nutrient needs, according to a new report by the International Joint Commission’s (IJC) Great Lakes Science Advisory Board.
Every spring, rivers and streams connected to the Great Lakes fill up with suckers to lay their eggs. This group of fish species is known for eating their meals off the lake bottom.
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*The comment period has been extended until March 28, 2020. See https://ijc.org/en/nutrient2020
The IJC has completed the first phase of a project to recommend water quality objectives and alert levels for the Rainy-Lake of the Woods water system.
The International Joint Commission (IJC) is seeking public comments on proposed recommendations for nutrient pollution targets for the Red River.
In its new report, the International Joint Commission’s Great Lakes Water Quality Board (WQB) examines the increasing trend that large, concentrated livestock feeding facilities are a source of Great Lakes pollution. Where there are more animals there is more animal waste, or manure.