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A new coalition of Midwest business leaders is formed to decommission Enbridge Oil Company’s massive pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac
- by Mary Ellen Geist

A new obstacle to the controversial twin oil pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac has just been created that aims to make it even harder for Enbridge oil company to continue doing business in the Great Lakes. On Wednesday, January 11th, a group of prominent…

Transitioning to a New Economy
- by GLN Editor

The blue economy is a phrase used to describe economic activity in, on and around water. New Baltimore, Michigan is an example of a community transitioning to a blue economy, and the citizens, policy makers and entrepreneurs in the area are focused on three areas:…

Wind Farms in the Great Lakes for the First Time
- by Michael Sellers

This article was originally published in Great Lakes Today by Elizabeth Miller  Project Icebreaker, a six-turbine demonstration project to be located eight to 10 miles off Cleveland’s shore could finally bring electric wind turbines to the…

Great Lakes Year in Review 2016
- by GLN Editor

By MARK BASHORE & GARY WILSON The Flint Water Crisis became a top story in 2016, but it wasn’t the only development involving Michigan water or the Great Lakes. We review and update those stories, and look ahead to 2017, with Great Lakes journalist and…

Ground Shifts for the Climate Change Community in a Trump Administration
- by GLN Editor

The nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, along with President-elect Trump’s contradictory statements on climate change has researchers concerned. Researchers fear that a cut in federal funding will cripple climate change research; and that private funding alone would…

Maritime School Teaches Great Lakes Skills
- by GLN Editor

At the Maritime Academy of Toledo, students learn basics like math and English. They also take classes on  boatbuilding. On a fall day in the boat lab, a few students are working on the inside of a small wooden boat. They’re gluing pieces of wood…

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Transitioning to a New Economy

Transitioning to a New Economy

The blue economy is a phrase used to describe economic activity in, on and around water. New Baltimore, Michigan is…

- by GLN Editor
A Winter Walk in the Woods – Preserving our Forests and a Lumberjack’s Story

A Winter Walk in the Woods – Preserving our Forests and a Lumberjack’s Story

It’s been an unusually mild fall so far, and winter still feels far away. But the snow will be here…

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