Judge says there is no constitutional right to hunt.
The amount of harmful algae forecast for Lake Erie is predicted to be less than last year and considerably less than the record outbreak of 2011. But it’s likely to still be significant, coating some parts of the western basin in toxic green slime. Even moderate blooms can threaten drinking water.
It’s natural to protect our greatest resource. We do it instinctively at all costs with our homes. Why not our water?
It’s a crapshoot whether oil from a burst pipeline under the Mackinac Bridge would most harm Lake Huron or Lake Michigan. But neither direction is good and both are possible, according to a University of Michigan computer model released Thursday.