<> EDITORIAL: Lake Erie dumping of Cuyahoga River dredge? No! No! No! - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is again seeking authorization from
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
<> Activists ask environment minister to halt nuclear waste burial - Groups opposed to Ontario Power Generation's proposal to bury nuclear waste near Lake Huron north of Kincardine are petitioning the federal Environment and Climate Change minister.
Monday, November 23, 2015
<> MI U.S. Senators Stabenow, Peters Urge Funding for Great Lakes Heavy Icebreaker - Heavy ice cover seen in recent winters has seriously impaired commercial shipping and economic activity in the Great Lakes -- last winter, cargo shipping decreased by 3.2 million tons, costing $355 million in lost revenue and nearly 2,000 jobs.
Friday, November 20, 2015
<> Bill to ban microbeads advances in Congress - The Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015, (H.R. 1321) co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Fred Upton( R-MI) and Rep. Frank Pallone ( D-NJ), passed the U.S. House of Representatives energy and commerce committee on Wednesday, Nov. 18 -- the bill now goes to the full House for debate.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
<> To prevent Great Lakes oil spills, map the risks and strengthen rules - [Commentary By Michigan U.S. Sens. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp) & Debbie Stabenow (D-Lansing)] The Senators say: "We are deeply concerned about the potential for future spills in Michigan particularly from Line 5, a pair of 60-year old oil and gas pipelines that lie exposed in the water at the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac."
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
<> LEEDCo lands a third DOE grant to develop Lake Erie wind project - The U.S. Department of Energy has not given up on Lake Erie-based wind turbines, the first freshwater-based turbines in the nation -- Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. (LEEDCo) is in line for a $3.7 million research and development grant in March of 2016