After introducing developer-friendly legislation in December that critics claimed would rollback source drinking water protections and key aspects of the Great Lakes Protection Act, the Ontario government announced last week it would eliminate the most contentious portion of the bill.
A new crop of politicians in the region is emerging, putting a spotlight on long-entrenched drinking water quality issues.
At the Thunder Bay International Film Festival filmmakers honestly but not too biasedly depict how daily living, energy use, and other industries impact communities and ecosystems locally and globally.
After suggesting for months that its forthcoming blueprint for tackling climate change wouldn’t extend beyond reducing provincial greenhouse gas emissions, Ontario’s right-leaning Progressive Conservative government unveiled a broader environmental mandate late last year.
Although the Lucas County Board of Elections in a 3-0 vote approved the ballot initiative last month, a second protest filed the day after Christmas on behalf of Josh Abernathy is before the Ohio Supreme Court and could, ultimately, prevent the grassroots initiative from appearing on the ballot.
With a new governor leading, will Illinois fall into step more closely with other states and the Canadian provinces in the basin, at least on some issues?
Demonstrations against the government shutdown led by the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), took place just steps from the EPA’s Great Lakes Region headquarters.
A recent case study of the cleanup of Toronto Harbour has shown that investing in environmental cleanup and restoration yields considerable economic and social benefits. If cities want to achieve competitive advantage, environmental cleanup and protection are essential.
the Trump administration proposed modification to the Obama-era regulation governing mercury emissions that if adopted, would say the cost of regulating emissions is not supported by the health benefits.