Climate change is already affecting the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes Commission is urging the Great Lakes states and Canadian provinces through an “Action Plan for a Resilient Great Lakes Basin” to coordinate their efforts to make the Great Lakes basin more resilient to those changes. Read the full story by Michigan Radio.
In an earnings call last month, Canadian National Railway shared a desire to sell off its nine Twin Ports-based Great Lakes Fleet of ore carriers. The move comes as the freight rail company reviews its non-rail business, including a trucking firm. Read the full story by The Duluth News-Tribune. Read the full story
Conservation groups and local governments are asking that a lock on the Champlain Canal be closed, to keep out a small non-native species, round goby, that has made its way from the Great Lakes into the Hudson River, putting it dangerously close to Lake Champlain. Read the full story by The Sun. Read the full…
Work is underway on two projects meant to bolster the flood resiliency of parks in the Cayuga County village of Fair Haven, New York, in response to flooding along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. Read the full story by The Citizen. Read the full story
A Genesee County judge has ordered criminal charges dismissed against former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder in connection with the Flint water crisis. It’s the latest in a spate of dismissals after the Michigan Supreme Court ruled in June that Michigan improperly relied on a one-person grand jury to bring charges against Snyder and a host…
From Michigan to Indiana to Illinois, bikers and pedestrians will soon be able to travel across state lines on a scenic, non-motorized greenway along the south shore of Lake Michigan. Read and view the full story by the Grand Rapids Business Journal. Read the full story