Friday, September 19, 2014
MI Senators Levin, Stabenow introduce Senate companion to Rep. Kildee House resolution opposing permanent storage of nuclear waste in Great Lakes Basin - Oppose a Canadian proposal to build a permanent nuclear waste repository in the Great Lakes Basin. The measure is a companion resolution to one introduced by Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Flint, earlier this month. The Senate resolution is co-sponsored by Sens. Debbie Stabenow, D-MI, Mark Kirk, R-IL, and Tammy Baldwin, D-WI.
Posted by WIMS at 9/19/2014
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Michigan officials fight proposed Lake Huron nuke waste storage - Residents of Michigan's Thumb region are looking across Lake Huron with some concern as the Canadian utility provider. . .
Posted by WIMS at 9/18/2014
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Great Lakes racing to prepare for new kind of oil spill - Bitumen from tar sands are heavier and sink to the bottom in fresh water
Posted by WIMS at 9/17/2014
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
MI Gov. Snyder Should Act On Great Lakes Oil Spill Threat - For Immediate Release: Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Citizens groups called on Gov. Rick Snyder to take immediate steps toward protecting
Michigan from oil pipelines running through the Straits of Mackinac, in the wake of revelations that the United States Coast Guard cannot effectively respond to a major heavy oil spill in the Great Lakes.
Posted by WIMS at 9/16/2014
Monday, September 15, 2014
Environmental group calling for construction of 'far-offshore wind farms in Ontario - Ontario will miss a huge opportunity to create jobs and protect the environment if it doesn't embrace building wind farms in the Great Lakes, an environmental group is arguing -- Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment
Posted by WIMS at 9/15/2014
Friday, September 12, 2014
Members of Congress press two bills on Lake Erie toxin - At least four members of Ohio's congressional delegation are trying to fast-track efforts for a national standard to control western Lake Erie's primary algae toxin while also seeking more federal money for infrastructure projects
Posted by WIMS at 9/12/2014
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Coast Guard: We can't adequately respond to Great Lakes heavy oil spill - The U.S. Coast Guard and other responders are not adequately equipped or prepared for a "heavy oil" spill on the Great Lakes, according to a Coast Guard commander who is pushing for action.
Posted by WIMS at 9/11/2014