A $750,000 grant has been awarded to the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office to fund the Resilient Lakeshore Heritage Program, which helps preserve historic places as a part of rehabilitation projects in communities that participate in the Certified Local Government program, the Michigan Main Street program, or the Redevelopment Ready Communities program. Read the full…
Workers and volunteer fire personnel were at work along the Olcott region lakeshore, filling and laying sandbags in trouble spots in order to stem potential erosion and flooding. This work is not uncommon for this time of year, as water levels in Lake Ontario begin to rise. Read the full story by the Niagara Gazette….
A major voice has chimed in regarding the potential placement of wind turbines in Lake Erie. During its September meeting, the New York State Conservation Council went on record as calling for a “permanent moratorium on offshore industrial wind turbine development in any Great Lakes waters.”. Read the full story by the Observer. Read the…
By Tim Lydon, The Revelator
This story originally appeared in The Revelator and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story.
In July 2021 federal agents in New Orleans abruptly ordered the 600-foot cargo ship Pan Jasmine to leave U.S.
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- Keeping Illinois nuclear plants open is saving some customers $237 a year on average – CNBC
In September, Illinois lawmakers passed a watershed clean energy law which established the state as a leader for its efforts to decarbonize.