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COVID-19 Cruise Cut: Great Lakes cruise season postpones trips until 2021-
With extended port closures and coronavirus restrictions, cruise lines in the Great Lakes have ended planned itineraries for the year.
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Fishing and Freighters: Great Lakes industries take COVID-19 economic hit-
Lake Erie fishing charters reel from stay at home orders, and lake freighters idle due to industry shutdowns.
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As energy use changes in the Great Lakes, so too does the world’s largest freshwater port-
The Port of Duluth-Superior is one of the largest ports in the U.S., and its second largest commodity is coal.
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Funding Boost: EPA gives Great Lakes extra $20 million but state funding at risk-
The money is targeted at toxic hotspot cleanups and ballast water treatment research.
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Cruises Continue Amid COVID-19: Uncertainty mars but doesn’t stop Great Lakes cruises-
Ports and cruise lines grapple with how to protect passengers and crew even as the season is expected to continue as normal in the Great Lakes.
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Who’s in charge: Lack of storage facility oversight puts waterways at risk-
In major lakeside cities around the Great Lakes, there isn’t a clear answer on who handles oversight of industrial storage facilities.
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Touring with Ric: A close-up view of the largest of the Soo Locks-
Go along with Great Lakes Now’s Ric Mixter on one of his adventures exploring the Great Lakes.
Group works to protect Michigan’s Point Betsie Lighthouse-
An organization responsible for maintaining a historic Michigan lighthouse hopes that improving the site’s shoreline protection system will minimize damage from Lake Michigan’s high water levels.