TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Minnesota state Sen. Foung Hawj was never a fan of the “Asian carp” label commonly applied to four imported fish species that are wreaking havoc in the U.S. heartland, infesting numerous rivers and bearing down on the Great Lakes.
By Lester Graham, Michigan Radio
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High water levels in recent years appear to have damaged the pier in Wiarton and South Bruce Peninsula has blocked access to the structure. The municipality announced Tuesday that it had blocked access to the Bluewater pier and causeway – which it leases from the Small Craft Harbours division of the federal Department of Fisheries […]
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press Writer
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. officials launched a review Thursday of climate damage caused by coal mining on public lands as the Biden administration expands its scrutiny of government fossil fuel sales that contribute to greenhouse gas emissions.
The review also will consider if companies are paying fair value for coal extracted from public reserves in Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, Utah and other states.
A Michigan agency delivered a split decision Wednesday in a high-stakes battle over a pipeline that carries oil beneath a channel that connects two of the Great Lakes. Read the full story by the Associated Press.
Nine new local cases of COVID-19 were reported Monday by the Grey Bruce Health Unit. Four of the cases were from Owen Sound, while two were from Grey Highlands and single cases were reported from Saugeen First Nation, South Bruce Peninsula and Southgate. There are now 107 active known cases of the virus in Grey-Bruce […]
Grey-Bruce recorded an uptick in COVID-19 cases on Friday, the first time in more than a week that the region has had a double-digit daily case count. The cases reported by the Grey Bruce Health Unit on Friday included five in Owen Sound and one each in Hanover, Chatsworth, Kincardine, Meaford, West Grey, Southgate, Blue […]