The new ordinance calls for a civil infraction and fine to be issued to people who enter closed areas of the beach or pier. Based on feedback from the city council at the Dec. 20 meeting, the fine for violating the ordinance has been set at $1,000 per occurrence. Read the full story by MLive….
The significant fluctuations in Lake Michigan’s water levels are causing shoreline damage and erosion to Chicago beaches. Listen to the full story by WTTW – Chicago, IL. Read the full story
The operator of a Michigan oil pipeline temporarily shut down Line 5 this week after protesters posted a warning on social media that they planned to turn an emergency valve. Read the full story by The Associated Press. Read the full story
The Legault government has unveiled a new, more modest vision of its “third link” tunnel that would connect Québec City and the city of Lévis, on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River. Read the full story by CBC News. Read the full story
High water levels along Lake Michigan could increase the danger of toxic contamination from industrial facilities along Wisconsin’s lakefront as climate change is expected to cause more intense storms, according to a new report. Read the full story by Wisconsin Public Radio. Read the full story