The stream’s toxic. So why does N.Y. stock it with fish?

By Dan Tevlock This story originally appeared on Great Lakes Today and is republished here with permission. Eighteen Mile Creek, a Lake Ontario tributary, ​is so polluted that New York’s health department deems​ ​fish caught there to be unsafe to eat. In fact, the creek near the southwest corner of the lake is one of […]

Lake Ontario, Montreal are flooded. Can this dam help?

By Veronica Volk This story originally appeared on Great Lakes Today and is republished here with permission. Flooding continues for a second week along Lake Ontario and there’s no end in sight. Many residents and New York’s governor say the solution lies with a huge dam that straddles the U.S- Canada border. But the reality […]