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Sustainable Shipping: The Port of Montreal’s role as the Great Lakes’ green gateway-
The Port of Montreal is one of two ports with a perfect score under Green Marine’s sustainability certification program. As such a large and critically positioned port, Montreal also has arguably more money to spend on sustainability initiatives than many other ports.
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Sustainable Shipping: At the Port of Milwaukee the wind blows toward a greener future-
In Milwaukee, the port’s wind turbine has been a great source of success, but despite efforts, the port struggles to change its image with the public.
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Sustainable Shipping: Burns Harbor port tries to green Indiana’s industrial coast-
A water cannon, a truck marshalling yard and 400 trees are just some of the ways the Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor is trying to mitigate the impacts of the huge steel industry that lives on Indiana’s northwest coast.
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Green Marine: Are voluntary efforts enough to improve port sustainability?-
Voluntary organization Green Marine encourages port authorities, port terminals, shipping companies and shipyards to improve their sustainability, but regulations and expense remain challenges.
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Water Access: As moratoria on shutoffs end, old problems return to the forefront-
As moratoria expire across the Great Lakes region, advocates say ongoing affordability and debt relief are key.