Author Archive

Great Lakes Legacy Contaminants Fall, Newer Ones Rise

Climate Central: Legacy contaminants are decreasing more quickly than previously reported in three of the Great Lakes, but have stayed virtually the same in two other lakes, according to new research. "These are very positive results. The lakes are improving and slowly cleaning themselves up,' said Thomas Holsen, co-director of Clarkson University's Center for the Environment and co-author of the study. In April, thousands of fishermen gather for the annual smelt run at Whitney Drain, a manmade canal on Lake...