2020

beach cleanup goes high tech

Beach cleanup goes high-tech

The Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup, launched in 2020 by Pollution Probe and the Council of the Great Lakes Region, is focused both on cleanup technology and raising awareness of the plastic waste problem. Devices like the BeBot, a $55,000 beach-sifting robot, aim to spark people’s curiosity and get them concerned about the issue. Read the…

New inductees added to local Sports Wall of Fame

Kincardine is honouring 10 area athletes and supporters for their contributions to local sport. On Sept. 20, the 2022 Sports Wall of Fame induction ceremony was held at Bar Down, combining inductees from 2020 and 2021, as no ceremonies have been held since 2019 due to COVID-19 restrictions. “We again extend our congratulations to these […]

Family fun planned for Fall Day at the Farm near Owen Sound

Rural life will be on display this weekend as Fall Day at the Farm returns to the Parkin farm just east of Owen Sound. Presented by Owen Sound Harvest for Hunger, the event is back again after being cancelled in 2020 and 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It will run on Saturday from 10 […]

Youth mental health donation made in honour of late musician

The memory of James Cameron lives on at Lucknow’s Music in the Fields. “When they called and asked for our blessing to do this, we all just about fainted,” Cameron’s father Ken told the festival crowd on Aug. 27 about the tribute to his son, who passed away in 2020 following ongoing mental health issues.  […]

ohio high court upholds project to build lake erie wind farm

Ohio high court upholds project to build Lake Erie wind farm

Ohio high court upholds project to build Lake Erie wind farm

By Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A company can proceed with plans to build what will be the first freshwater offshore wind-powered electric-generation facility in North America, in Lake Erie off the coast of Cleveland, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled August 10.

At issue is the 2020 approval by the Ohio Power Siting Board of the project by Icebreaker Windpower, which proposed the six-turbine development about 10 miles north of Cleveland.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

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