There’s no plaque that indicates who crafted the wooden model of the U.S. Brig Niagara on display at the Erie County Courthouse in Pennsylvania. An Erie resident hopes to get recognition for her grandfather who made the model in the 1930s. Read the full story by the Erie Times-News.
A harmful algae bloom that can be toxic to humans and aquatic life has been spotted in western parts of Lake Erie over the past couple of days. The type of algae present in this algae bloom has been identified as Microcystis cyanobacteria. Read the full story by WKBN-TV – Youngstown, OH. Read the full…
In June 2023, a pair of documentary filmmakers set out on their boat in Larsen Cove, Ontario, to work on a film about quagga mussels in the Great Lakes. They discovered a large wooden ship, whose whereabouts have been a mystery for the last 127 years. Read the full story by Canadian Geographic. Read the…
Erie City Council in northern Pennsylvania, voted no on a plan to use tax payer dollars to pay for storm water management. Read and view the full story by WJET-TV – Erie, Pennsylvania. Read the full story
In Midland, Michigan, the Midland Business Alliance’s Advisory Committee on Infrastructure is finishing its plans to utilize a $40 million state allocation for flood reduction infrastructure. Read the full story by Midland Daily News. Read the full story
The communities of St. Clair and Clay Township in St. Clair County, Michigan, are getting major awards in federal infrastructure funding, one that could kick off millions’ worth of water plant improvements and another aiming to bolster sewer access for new development. Read the full story by Port Huron Times Herald. Read the full story