Those in Michigan who want the Line 5 oil and gas pipeline shut down believe a recent ruling from a federal judge in Wisconsin could impact a pending legal case against Enbridge and disrupt company plans. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Residents in Lakeshore, Ontario, have experienced increased flooding as warmer temperatures caused ice jams on Puce River and runoff from rain caused water levels to rise. The regional Conservation Authority noted that drains across the county are observed to be slow draining and are nearly or entirely full. Read the full story by CBC News….
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held its first meeting with the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) in Michigan to begin a technical assistance project funded by the American Rescue Plan on Tuesday. Officials met to discuss the risk to human health and the environment from contaminated waste and coastal erosion in specific areas along…
High waters have sped erosion along Lake Michigan’s Wisconsin shoreline, swallowing beaches, damaging public lands, and draining homeowners’ savings. Many residents are installing shoreline barriers, but such structures are temporary and may harm downstream beaches. Read the full story by Wisconsin Watch. Read the full story Tags: shoreline, Lake Michigan, Michigan, Daily News, Wisconsin
Tough questions are being raised in Benton Harbor, a southwest Michigan city in the midst of a Flint-like water crisis caused by high lead levels in the municipal supply. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, Michigan, Other
Two townships on Beaver Island, Michigan, Lake Michigan’s largest island, are exploring the feasibility of building solar power generation to provide electricity for the island’s roughly 600 year-round residents and the thousands who visit during the summer tourism season. The overall goals are better energy security and to transition away from fossil fuels. Read the…