A former industrial dock in Kingston, ON is being converted to a temporary deepwater berth for Great Lakes cruise ships. The temporary dock is being surveyed and converted to safely accommodate cruise ships which are expected to resume travel in the spring of 2022. Read the full story by The Kingston Whig-Standard.
According to the Ohio Department of Health’s BeachGuard, unsafe levels of microcystin were detected during routine testing recently for Lake Erie beach at Maumee Bay State Park, Ohio. Read the full story by WTVG-TV – Oregon, OH. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
(April 13, 2020) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $6.4 million GLRI grant to the Great Lakes Fishery Commission to restore and manage fish species through its FishPass project and the use of the Great Lakes Acoustic Telemetry Observation System. The Commission is receiving $6 million for its innovative “FishPass” project, which will remove…
By Enrique Saenz, Indiana Environmental Reporter
In a document sent to the state, U.S. Steel Corp. said a chain of events kicked off by a missed acid delivery to its Midwest Plant in Portage led to a large discharge of iron into a nearby waterway in late September.