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Team of Academic Experts to Complete Line 5 Pipeline Risk Analysis

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Team of Academic Experts to Complete Line 5 Pipeline Risk Analysis
- by Mary Ellen Geist

It was a unanimous vote. On Monday, September 18th, Michigan’s Pipeline Safety Advisory Board (PSAB) recommended that the state contract a team of academic experts lead by Dr. Guy Meadows to complete a risk analysis study on the safety of Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline which…

Great Lakes Commission says “Yes” to funding for new Soo Lock
- by Gary Wilson

Reliance on the private sector would be a “nightmare” Representatives of the Great Lakes states ratcheted up the pressure for a new Soo Lock this week as the group kicked off its annual meeting in Duluth, MN. The Great Lakes Commission announced its support for…

U.S. House approves 2018 budget including $300M for the Great Lakes
- by Gary Wilson

  EPA budget slashed by $528M to facilitate Trump downsizing effort By Gary Wilson The U.S. House of Representatives approved the 2018 budget last week which included a $528 million cut to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. President Trump’s proposed budget targeted EPA for over…

What’s next for Line Five?
- by Mary Ellen Geist

On Monday, September 18th,  the Pipeline Safety Advisory Board (PSAB) will meet in Lansing, Michigan for another meeting involving the future of Enbridge’s Line 5 Pipeline. Once again, there will be public comment from 9 am to noon. At 1:30, the usual bureaucratic rituals will…

Grass carp eggs discovered in Lake Erie tributary
- by GLNeditor

By Elizabeth Miller from Great Lakes Today Researchers recently announced the discovery of over 7,000 grass carp eggs in a Lake Erie tributary.  The good news? This isn’t the Asian carp species we’re trying to prevent from entering the Great Lakes.  The bad news? Grass carp…

Keeping carp out of the Great Lakes: barge operators and conservationists differ
- by Gary Wilson

“What will we do for future generations?” Business interests, conservation groups and government officials lined up in Chicago Monday to tell the Army Corps of Engineers what they thought of the Corps’ latest plan to deal with Asian carp. Barge operators represented by American Waterways…

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- by Mary Ellen Geist

On the first day of the Great Lakes Commission meeting  in Duluth, Keynote Speaker Minnesota Congressman Rick Nolan kicked off the gathering by ticking off…

Team of Academic Experts to Complete Line 5 Pipeline Risk Analysis
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Team of Academic Experts to Complete Line 5 Pipeline Risk Analysis
- by Mary Ellen Geist

It was a unanimous vote. On Monday, September 18th, Michigan’s Pipeline Safety Advisory Board (PSAB) recommended that the state contract a team of academic experts…

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