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u s to spend 703 million on improving ports

U.S. to spend $703 million on improving ports

The funds will boost coastal, inland river, and Great Lakes ports including the port of Detroit. The awards seek to improve supply chain reliability, electrify equipment, improve or create new rail and highway connections, boost offshore wind projects and cut greenhouse gas emissions. Read the full story by the Windsor Star. Read the full story

a day in the life of the split rock lighthouse keeper

A day in the life of the Split Rock Lighthouse keeper

In all of Split Rock’s 112-year history, the lighthouse has always had a keeper. Right now, that person is Hayes Scriven, a self-described “history geek.” He and his family live on site. The site started in the hands of the U.S. Lighthouse Service, which was eventually absorbed into the Coast Guard. In the early 1970s,…

energy news roundup indigenous communities in canada u s offer clean energy solutions

Energy News Roundup: Indigenous communities in Canada, U.S. offer clean energy solutions

Energy News Roundup: Indigenous communities in Canada, U.S. offer clean energy solutions

Keep up with energy-related developments in the Great Lakes area with Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.

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  • Illinois grapples with implementing 100% clean energy law — E & E News

With a 100% carbon-free electricity target by 2045, Illinois must now grapple with the complexities over how exactly to reach that goal.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

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