According to the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, the cleanup of the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern is now more than 50% complete. In addition, more than 900 acres of habitat are on their way to achieving or have achieved restoration goals. Read the full story by The Times of Northwest Indiana.
A couple in Ontario is suing over a beach house they say they’ve never been able to set foot in, alleging the vendor disclosed just three days before their deal closed that the building with “breathtaking million-dollar views” was unsafe for human habitation. Read the full story by CBC News. Read the full story
A clutch of six trumpeter swans, an endangered species in Indiana, was found along a busy interstate. The swans were rescued, rehabilitated, and released, helping to contribute to their species’ success. Read the full story by The Times of Northwest Indiana. Read the full story
Potash shipments at the port of Thunder Bay, ON have made a strong comeback in June reaching 31 per cent higher than June 2022. Chris Heikkinen, director of business development with the port, says the reason for the uptick is “it’s timing more than anything.” Read the full story by the Chronicle Journal. Read the…
All signs indicate that the warmest water on the Great Lakes is occurring now or has just happened. It could be downhill from here on the water temperature graphs. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story
An estimated 300 dead birds were found along beaches at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore located along the northwest coast of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story
Michigan’s Selfridge Air National Guard Base is taking steps to reduce the levels of “forever chemicals” used in firefighting. Selfridge, has been found to be among at least six U.S. military sites in the Great Lakes region contaminated with high levels of toxic PFAS detected as high as 17,000 ppt last year. Read the full…