While supply chain issues ravage various industries and aspects of life as the world tries to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders at the Port of Green Bay say they have not seen the same issues due to the type of traffic the westernmost port of Lake Michigan receives. Read the full story by WLWK-TV- Green…
Construction of the Great Lakes Tunnel in the Mackinac Straits of Lake Michigan is officially delayed until at least 2022. Read the full story by Interlochen Public Radio. Read the full story Tags: Michigan, Daily News
By Enrique Saenz, Indiana Environmental Reporter
In a document sent to the state, U.S. Steel Corp. said a chain of events kicked off by a missed acid delivery to its Midwest Plant in Portage led to a large discharge of iron into a nearby waterway in late September.
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, Michigan, Indiana, plant
Community leaders along Lake Michigan in Wisconsin are celebrating the creation of the Wisconsin Shipwreck Coast National Marine Sanctuary this weekend. Read the full story by Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Read the full story Tags: Wisconsin, Michigan, Daily News
OGDEN DUNES, Ind. (AP) — A utility has restarted a northwest Indiana water treatment facility one week after idling it following a U.S. Steel plant’s discharge of iron-tainted wastewater into a Lake Michigan tributary.
Indiana American Water said it restarted its Ogden Dunes treatment facility Sunday after water sampling results confirmed the discharge did not impact its Lake Michigan water source.
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: Michigan, plant, Indiana, 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.
During the Mackinac Policy Conference on Wednesday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and other officials offered up the Lake Michigan Electric Vehicle Circuit, a plan to add charging stations all along the shoreline. Read the full story by the Detroit Free Press. Read the full story Tags: Policy, Detroit, Michigan, Daily News
Waterspouts, an atmospheric phenomenon that resembles a tornado-like column of swirling air on water, were formed on Lake Michigan Wednesday amid gusty winds and high, damaging waves, according to multiple reports on social media. Read the full story by WMAQ-TV – Chicago, IL. Read the full story Tags: Michigan, Daily News
Most of the Great Lakes continue to have declining water levels from the record-high levels over the past few years. The water level decline of Lake Michigan and Lake Huron has been the most amazing. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Michigan, Daily News
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