U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin visited the Port of Green Bay, WI where she and other leaders highlighted a new ice breaker for the Great Lakes with hopes to boost commerce. Read the full story by the WBAY-TV – Green Bay, WI.
A storm-spurred equipment failure Monday at Hamilton’s treatment plant forced the city to dump 353 million litres of untreated and partly treated sewage into Red Hill Creek which flows into Hamilton Harbor. Read the full story by the Hamilton Spectator. Read the full story
The federal government is spending millions of dollars to repair damage to the West Arrowhead Breakwater in Oswego Harbor, New York. The breakwater runs 2,700 feet out to the historic West Pierhead Lighthouse and protects the deep draft, commercial harbor. Read the full story by Oswego County News Now. Read the full story
The last ocean-going cargo ship, or “saltie,” of the 2022 shipping season is expected to depart Duluth, Minnesota, on its way to Italy on Thursday, Dec. 22, which would tie with 1984, 2016, and 2019 as the latest departure date of an ocean-going vessel in port history. Read the full story by Duluth News-Tribune. Read…
In Michigan, a judge has ordered an Upper Peninsula man to pay a $150,000 civil fine and restore wetlands on an island in the St. Marys River that regulators say were developed without a permit. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story
Some South Haven businesses have started offering red flag day specials — deals to incentivize families to visit them rather than Lake Michigan when conditions are dangerous. Read the full story by UP Matters. Read the full story
For two centuries, Marblehead Lighthouse has been a towering mainstay along Lake Erie’s shoreline. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is hosting a series of events this year to honor Marblehead Lighthouse’s bicentennial anniversary. Read the full story by the Fremont News-Messenger. Read the full story