Current Great Lakes Ice Coverage and Water Levels in 2020

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The Detroit Army Corps of Engineers have kept records of ice coverage going back to 1973. The map shows the extent of the maximum ice cover on the Great Lakes for each year.

Wind Energy Development Transforms Michigan’s Thumb

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In only a few short years, Huron County Michigan went from a sleepy rural county internationally known for its navy beans and sugar beets to the premier wind energy and animal product producer in Michigan.

Low Great Lakes Levels in 2012

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IN 2011, the US Army Corps of Engineers is forecasted lower levels for Lakes Superior, Michigan, and Huron. High temperatures coupled with lack of snowfall in the upper Great Lakes are contributing factors to the decline. Lake Superior was expected to continue drop from 2011 and was expected to drop another two inches over the … Read more