Northshore Mine in Silver Bay wants to expand its tailings pond; environmental groups are asking for a thorough Environmental Impact Statement.
Taking steps to put the St. Louis River on a mercury diet.
Wind turbines are being built in ocean waters off the east and west coasts. But why don’t we see any in the Great Lakes?
Lake Superior transforms the world around it in images by Dominique Braud set to music by Peter Ostroushko.
Efforts grow to protect the dark skies that nature needs and humans love.
“We’ll use these stable isotope fingerprints of mercury to look at what source is being methylated and getting into the fish,” says USGS’s Sarah Janssen.
“People in the community were grateful we were getting some kind of help, but it turned out to be an epic disaster.”