Michigan’s only venomous snake, the eastern massasauga rattlesnake, has been suspected or proven responsible for at least 75 bites reported in the state from 2003 through 2020, according to the most comprehensive tally ever of such incidents.
For $350 million, rather than build a copy of the purpose-built Mackinaw, it may make more national security sense to procure a robust ocean-going icebreaker, able to serve beyond the Great Lakes, supporting the Coast Guard in increasingly contested Arctic and Antarctic waters. Read the full story by Forbes. Read the full story Tags: Daily…
Meteotsunamis also threaten the ecosystem by increasing erosion and releasing contaminants within sediments.
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By John Flesher, AP Environmental Writer
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan regulatory panel said Thursday that it needs more information about safety risks before it can rule on Enbridge Energy’s plan to extend an oil pipeline through a tunnel beneath a waterway linking two of the Great Lakes.