It’s still unknown who the people in the film are, or how they came to be traveling the Great Lakes on a freighter.
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The rules require all Canadian ships and all ships visiting Canadian ports to treat ballast water. That includes so-called “lakers.” They are ships which only haul cargo within the Great Lakes.
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TV Producer Rob Green discovered a film on YouTube. Here’s how he made it into a PBS segment for the monthly Great Lakes Now program.
Great Lakes ice cover is near record lows and expected to remain low through winter, threatening key ecosystems and the state’s $2.3 billion recreational fishing industry.
With drops of tonnage on the Great Lakes due to COVID-19, many in the industry are hoping long-term infrastructure investments will turn things around.
Of course, a lot also happened in 2020 that did not garner the attention that COVID-19 and climate change did.
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Increased seiche events likely hurting already small populations of the fish.
Those involved in Michigan’s pipeline debate said they’re expecting a lengthy legal battle before the pipeline’s fate is settled.
Whitmer’s office notified Enbridge that it was revoking an easement granted in 1953 to extend a section of the pipeline through the Straits of Mackinac.
The Oak Harbor charter captain was a major force in many circles.
The Michigan Public Service Commission can evaluate the need for the tunnel project and whether it would be designed, constructed and operated safely, according to a judge.
It’s the 140th anniversary of the Lake Carriers’ Association, and its president discusses the new Soo lock, icebreakers and tension with Canada.
They could face a felony charge, serve up to four years in prison, pay a fine of up to $10,000, and cover environmental cleanup costs.
A group of amateur explorers raised money to look at Enbridge Inc.’s oil pipeline on the lake bottom.
What are the modern issues affecting nature and what are humans doing about them?
Fresh water is abundant in Canada; data on that water a lot less so.