In the most recent legislative session in Albany, some New York State lawmakers introduced legislation to establish a wind turbine pilot program in Lake Erie intending to progress the state’s climate goals. Read the full story by WICU-TV – Erie, PA. Read the full story
West Michigan welcomes tens of thousands of visitors from around the world every summer and many of them travel by cruise ship. Cruise the Great Lakes expects about 150,000 visitors into ports around the Midwest and Canada in 2022. There are 4 cruise lines serving Great Lakes ports, generating more than $120 million this season….
The Great Lakes cruising season is now well underway and Ports Toronto said this year is once again setting another record. Fifty-four ships are scheduled to visit the city of Toronto between May and October, bringing more than 22,000 passengers to the city. Read the full story by CityNews Toronto. Read the full story
A seawall near a dock site in Detroit, Michigan, that collapsed two years ago gave way Friday, spilling an unknown amount of soil into the Detroit River, according to state environmental officials. Read the full story by The Detroit News. Read the full story
U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins has announced $480,000 will go to Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper. The funds will be used for programs and efforts to keep and protect Lake Erie’s shoreline and water quality. Read the full story by WGRZ-TV – Buffalo, NY. Read the full story