Each year, thousands of salmon find their way back to northwest Michigan to spawn, generating a significant tourism and fish economy in Manistee County, Michigan. Read the full story by the Manistee News Advocate.
According to a report, Indiana is the state with the greatest economic impact from cargo handling by ports and terminals along the Great Lakes-Seaway system. Read the full story by Northwest Indiana Business Magazine. Read the full story
Activists from a Chicago neighborhood filed a lawsuit Monday that alleges that plans to expand a lakefront dump filled with polluted sediment break national environmental laws. Read the full story by Grist. Read the full story
A birchbark canoe well over 100 years old has a new home in Kanien’kehá:ka territory south of Montreal, Québec, after spending decades in storage in Québec and Minnesota. While it’s currently on display in the Kanien’kehá:ka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa Language and Cultural Center, the canoe will eventually be housed in a new museum. Read the full…
U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur announced the award of $99,590,000 in additional federal funding, secured as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ annual work plan, to support four projects critical to the economic development and environmental health of Ohio’s 9th Congressional District, Lake Erie shoreline communities, and the Great Lakes region as a whole….
Communities across Michigan are calling out the impacts of environmental racism and environmental injustice. Data shows people living in the most socially vulnerable populations in the state are more likely to be exposed to polluted water, air pollution, and contaminated sites. Read the full story by WWMT-TV – Benton Harbor, MI. Read the full story