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getting eriesponsible about lake eries future

Getting ‘Eriesponsible’ about Lake Erie’s future

Along the shores of Lake Erie, a Northeast Ohio grassroots effort is underway. A small non-profit called Eriesponsible is doing its part to help keep the lake free of marine debris and raising awareness to protect the health of Lake Erie for generations to come. Read the full story by WKYC-TV – Cleveland, OH. Read…

rising waters sinking feeling from the great lakes to the ohio river climate change puts coal ash impoundments at risk

Rising waters, sinking feeling: From the Great Lakes to the Ohio River, climate change puts coal ash impoundments at risk

Rising waters, sinking feeling: From the Great Lakes to the Ohio River, climate change puts coal ash impoundments at risk

Just upstream of Alabama’s Mobile Bay sits a vast region of wetlands known as the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, home to one of the most diverse ecosystems in the United States. As well as 21 million cubic yards of wet coal ash. 

The J.M. Barry Power Plant has been a flashpoint between environmental advocates and the state utility, Alabama Power, for years.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

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.

get personal with lake erie and walleye on a kayak

Get personal with Lake Erie and walleye on a kayak

Get personal with Lake Erie and walleye on a kayak

Chuck Earls knows a couple things: kayaks and walleye. And that’s the perfect combination for Cleveland-based Lake Erie Kayak Fishing Guided Adventures — not just a charter service and not just a kayak rental company. It’s kind of something in the middle.

Earls is the first Lake Erie kayak guide licensed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

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