The first Blue-Tech night dedicated to water innovations on Nov. 1 was a success, as presentations of startup companies and research project pitches, as well as several updates from previous pitch contestants, drove the first TCNewTech event focused on “blue economy or water innovation.” Read the full story by The Record-Eagle.
Since 1953, the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline has been transporting oil and natural gas through Wisconsin, Michigan and Canada. The Line 5 pipeline crosses under the Straits of Mackinac, which has led to controversy surrounding Indigenous rights and environmental concerns, as well as a slew of legal battles working to shut down the pipeline. Read the full story by…
Ottawa County, Michigan, is hoping to nearly double the size of Rosy Mound Natural Area, a rustic park popular among beachgoers and hikers. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking comment on the next phase of an Obama-era Great Lakes program that has become one of the region’s largest for environmental cleanups and wildlife restoration over the past 13 years. Read the full story by The Toledo Blade. Read the full story
New York State is beginning a $1.6 million project to restore and increase wetlands at the Woodlawn Beach State Park in Blasdell, NY. Read and hear the full story by The Buffalo News. Read the full story
The waves of Lake Erie form the ice dunes along the beaches, but each wave creates another layer of unstable ice, making for an unsafe place to walk. Read the full story by WJET -TV – Erie, Pennsylvania. Read the full story