The U.S. National Science Foundation awarded $5 million to the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor to establish the Global Center for Understanding Climate Change Impacts on Transboundary Waters, which will be based at the university’s School for Environment and Sustainability. Read the full story by MLive.
Workers and volunteer fire personnel were at work along the Olcott region lakeshore, filling and laying sandbags in trouble spots in order to stem potential erosion and flooding. This work is not uncommon for this time of year, as water levels in Lake Ontario begin to rise. Read the full story by the Niagara Gazette….
The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District has posted a health advisory at Cleveland’s Edgewater Park following heavy rains that caused sewage and stormwater to overflow and be dumped into Lake Erie. Read the full story by The Plain Dealer Read the full story Tags: Daily News
A replica of a historic tall ship is sailing down the St. Lawrence River this week, on its way to the Atlantic Ocean and then down the east coast. The square-rigged Nao Trinidad was built in Spain in 2018. Read and listen to the full story by North Country Public Radio. Read the full story Tags:…
New guidance from an annual advisory issued by three Pennsylvania agencies indicates that depending on the species, many fish in Pennsylvania waterways shouldn’t be eaten more than once per week. Read the full story by Go Erie. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Great Lakes shipbuilding and repair giant Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding broke ground on a new 19,000 sq. ft. machine shop at their Sturgeon Bay, WI location today. Inside the future 300-ft. long building, shipbuilders will have access to two overhead cranes capable of lifting 5 and 30 tons. At the other end of the building there…
The State of Michigan wants feedback on a new interactive tool that scores communities on environmental justice factors. Referred to as the MiEJScreen, it identifies communities disproportionately impacted by environmental hazards. Read the full story by Michigan Radio. Read the full story Tags: online, Daily News, Michigan