Great Lakes

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Over 4,000 miles of Great Lakes shoreline assessed by the Environmental Protection Agency have been deemed impaired.

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A meeting in Traverse City next week will discuss the importance of pipeline safety in Michigan and around the Great Lakes.

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The Coast Guard is conducting trainings with state and county agencies this week for water emergencies.

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All of the Great Lakes as well as Lake St. Clair are logging above average water levels for the month of July.

When summer heats up many people, tourist and local alike flock to the Great Lakes to cool off. But, the lakes can be dangerous and drowning doesn’t look like it does in the movies.