On Sunday the Union ended the strike that shut down a key North American trade route when it agreed to the tentative deal with the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp covering engineering, maintenance and other worker groups in Ontario and Quebec provinces. Read the full story by Reuters.
Positioning wind farms offshore has proven successful in oceanic waters off Europe. Some say it has never been done in freshwater lakes and should not be tried on Lake Erie. Oceans are excellent for siting wind farms; freshwater lakes are better. The absence of corrosive salt water, oceanic tides, storms, and great depth give lakes…
Public trust regarding access to, and quality of, the Lake Erie Watershed is one of the most critical issues Cleveland and Northeast Ohio will face in the future. Read the full story by Crain’s Cleveland Business. Read the full story
Around $1.8 million in fisheries habitat grants administered by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources will be shared between 12 fish habitat conservation projects across the state. Read the full story by The Petoskey News-Review. Read the full story
Property owners in Porter, Indiana, are seeking to undo a 2018 Indiana Supreme Court ruling that proclaimed the shoreline of Lake Michigan to be owned by the state and held in trust for the enjoyment of all Hoosiers. Read the full story by The Times of Northwest Indiana. Read the full story
Criminal charges are being brought by the Michigan attorney general against the owner of an industrial barge authorities said remains abandoned in Lake Michigan. Read the full story by the Huron Daily Tribune. Read the full story