Pride, wrath, envy, sloth, lust, greed, gluttony—the cottage can bring out the best and the worst in us. We asked seven of Canada’s top writers to come clean about their cottage sins. I Have a Confession to Make… My mom always has something on her phone to show me. It’s guaranteed to be pictures of children, usually … Continued
The beaches at Indiana Dunes National Park were back open Friday after they were closed for the second time in two weeks because of discharge from U.S. Steel Midwest. This discharge and beach closure comes weeks after a federal judge approved a revised settlement with the company, more than four years after the Portage plant…
An oil spill from the U.S. Steel plant in Northwest Indiana forced the closure of nearby Lake Michigan beaches for the second time in less than two weeks. Read the full story by the Chicago Sun-Times. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, plant, Indiana, Michigan
The water around the U.S. Steel plant in Northwest Indiana does not pose a human health risk after a large discharge of iron into Lake Michigan over the weekend, according to state and federal government officials. Read the full story by the Chicago Sun Times. Read the full story Tags: plant, Michigan, Daily News, Indiana
Efforts are underway to encourage future nesting of the federally endangered piping plover, a small migratory shorebird, who makes its home on the sandy beaches of Lake Erie’s Headlands Dunes State Nature Preserve in Lake County, Ohio. Read the full story by WEWS-TV – Cleveland, OH. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — U.S. Steel says a northwestern Indiana plant’s discharge of elevated levels of iron were the cause of an orange plume that entered a Lake Michigan tributary, prompting the closure of several nearby beaches and a water treatment facility.
Company spokeswoman Amanda Malkowski said in a statement late Monday that an analysis of the discharge from the U.S.
PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — U.S. Steel temporarily shuttered operations at a northwest Indiana plant Monday after it leaked an orange substance into a Lake Michigan tributary, prompting the closure of a water treatment facility and several nearby beaches.
The U.S. Steel Midwest plant in Portage has been idled as a precaution “after experiencing an upset condition with the finishing line wastewater treatment plant,” U.S.
In the quiet months following the initial COVID-19 lockdowns, it was easy to imagine that birds and many other wildlife species might be able to, finally, give a sigh of relief as human traffic plummeted. As traffic declined, so did air pollution, noise, and risks of getting run over by a speeding van carrying a … Continued
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The Lake Superior Watershed Partnership and Land Conservancy, a nonprofit group based in Marquette, Michigan, received $122,000 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration this year to remove marine debris from Upper Peninsula beaches and harbors. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Land, Daily News
The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards have released a list of images shortlisted for the 2021 competition. After receiving hundreds of images from around the globe, the list has been narrowed to 42. Members of the public are encouraged to vote for the image that made them laugh out loud the loudest for the Affinity Photo … Continued
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CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Park District said it plans to put life rings along the Lake Michigan waterfront but only in areas that are considered safe to swim, upsetting the mother of a college student who drowned off a pier.
“I’m infuriated,“ said Maria Diaz, whose son, Miguel Cisneros, drowned last month in the Rogers Park neighborhood.
In 2018, a research team from University of Western Ontario examined 66 beaches in each Great Lakes state and Ontario, and found resin pellets used in manufacturing known as “nurdle pellets,” at an average of 19 pellets per square meter. The heaviest concentration site had more than 7,200 pellets found in the top two inches…
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