Pollution

Alliance for the Great Lakes

A new study from Rochester Institute of Technology in New York tracks how much plastic is getting into the Great Lakes, and where it's going.

Spoiler alert: There’s lots of it -- in all five lakes.

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper

Environmentalists in Canada are taking a close look at water quality, and a new study by the Lake Ontario Waterkeeper highlights some serious problems.

National Park Service

Across the Great Lakes, 2016 brought a lot of conflict, with battles over water diversion, petroleum pipelines and other issues.  


Lake Ontario Waterkeeper

Mark Mattson, the president of Lake Ontario Waterkeeper and Swim Drink Fish Canada, has advice for keeping waters clean and safe.

The holiday season can be a happy time for many. But it may cause trouble for the environment.


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