Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Great Lakes News

<> Army Corps OKs money to address Great Lakes' 'hole in the dike' - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has set aside a small amount of money this year to install water-slowing structures on the St. Clair River to try and decrease the effects of evaporation. . .

<> Congresswoman fights against Lake Erie dumping - Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge has sent a letter to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, asking it to reject a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discharge dredged material into the open waters of Lake Erie.

<> Liquid Pipeline: Extreme energy's threat to the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway - This report details plans to transport dangerous new forms of energy – as well as the waste from more traditional forms – around, under and on the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway. It is also a call to action to stop these plans before it is too late.

<> TransCanada's Energy Export Pipeline - March 18, 2014 - 10:03am When TransCanada first announced the Energy East pipeline a number of voices emerged trumpeting its benefits. Premier Redford called the project 'nation-building.'

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