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Clinton River among the worst of Great Lakes tributaries for organic pollutants

Rochester Post (8/23)

A four-year study of waterways in the Great Lakes basin found that a trio of Michigan rivers, including the Clinton River, are contaminated with a significant amount of organic waste.

Study by the University of Toledo details harm done by algae

The Toledo Blade (8/18)

Preliminary findings from a University of Toledo study on mice has researchers hoping to further study possible effects of microcystin on people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and other health conditions.

Scientists on the lookout for microfibers from your fleece jackets in the Great Lakes

Interlochen Public Radio (8/18)

A team of scientists from the U.S. and Canada are setting sail on Saturday on a research trip to sample microfibers from fleece jackets in the Great Lakes.

NOAA to work with MTU scientists out on Lake Superior

WLUC-TV - Marquette, MI (8/16)

With the help of The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration or NOAA, Michigan Technological University scientists continue to learn about their surroundings.

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