By Lester Graham, Michigan Radio
The University of Michigan is getting $53 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to further study the Great Lakes. That doubles the amount of research money available. The federal grant will be released over a five-year period.
With double the money, not only will the University’s Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research be able to continue its work, it will expand it.
At a meeting in Lansing on Wednesday, the Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority approved Enbridge’s Request for Proposals. This document starts the bidding process for contractors looking to build the Great Lakes Tunnel. Read the full story Interlochen Public Radio. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
For the first time in Michigan history, the potential climate impacts of a proposed industrial installation were allowed to be considered during a permit hearing under the Michigan Environmental Protection Act. Read the full story by the Petosky New-Review. Read the full story Tags: Michigan, Daily News
The Ohio Supreme Court is expected to hand down a decision soon on whether the proposed Icebreaker wind farm in Lake Erie can go forward. Read the full story by WKSU – Kent, OH. Read the full story Tags: Ohio, Daily News
Canada’s Prime Minister and the Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization discussed Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine, and how climate change impacts defence and security.