The U.S. Coast Guard said the tow boat Michigan started to sink in the Port of Milwaukee on Monday this week. Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan was notified by the National Response Center that the tow boat sank in 26 feet of water. As of Wednesday, the Coast Guard said there is no pollution from the boat and they have deployed safety measures for containment. Read the full story by Spectrum News.
Community member conflict and criticism increase over limited involvement and PFAS cleanup efforts and plans at Wurtsmith Air Force Base Oscoda, Michigan. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story
Lake Superior currently has less than 10% ice coverage. The National Weather Service says this isn’t unusual. Read the full story by WLUC-TV – Marquette, MI. Read the full story
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
Construction on the Discovery Pier in Traverse City, MI has been helped thanks to a $1.6 million federal grant, taking the project closer to becoming a new freshwater research and innovation center. Read the full story by WILX-TV- Lansing, MI. Read the full story
Construction has started on an endeavor intended to fortify a severely eroded bluff behind the historic Parmly Mansion along the shoreline of Lake Erie in Perry Township in Ohio. Read the full story The News-Herald. Read the full story