Freighter Mystery

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2020 in Review: Climate change, COVID-19 and Michigan’s governor
- by Gary Wilson

Of course, a lot also happened in 2020 that did not garner the attention that COVID-19 and climate change did.

Watch Party: Ships and Shipwrecks
- by GLN Editor

Come aboard a boat that delivers mail to ships on the Great Lakes, learn about…

Got Pike? Huron, Michigan, Ontario, Superior, yes. Erie, not so much.
- by James Proffitt

Increased seiche events likely hurting already small populations of the fish.

Q&A: What Michigan’s move to shut down Enbridge Line 5 means
- by Bridge Michigan

Those involved in Michigan’s pipeline debate said they’re expecting a lengthy legal battle before the pipeline’s fate is settled.

Michigan governor seeks shutdown of Great Lakes oil pipeline
- by The Associated Press

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.

Dave Spangler: Lake Erie loses tireless full-time advocate
- by James Proffitt

The Oak Harbor charter captain was a major force in many circles.

Judge: Michigan agency can evaluate Great Lakes tunnel plan
- by The Associated Press

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.

Great Lakes Freighters: The latest on navigation, locks and icebreakers
- by Gary Wilson

It’s the 140th anniversary of the Lake Carriers’ Association, and its president discusses the new Soo lock, icebreakers and tension with Canada.

New House bills would make anchor strikes in the Straits of Mackinac a felony
- by Michigan Radio

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.

Ancient stone patterns in Straits of Mackinac add new wrinkle to Line 5 pipeline debate
- by The Associated Press

A group of amateur explorers raised money to look at Enbridge Inc.’s oil pipeline on the lake bottom.

The Age of Nature: Humanity’s relationship with nature in the Great Lakes region and beyond
- by Natasha Blakely

What are the modern issues affecting nature and what are humans doing about them?

Canada Water Agency: Government hopes to consolidate water data and management
- by Sharon Oosthoek

Fresh water is abundant in Canada; data on that water a lot less so.

Lake Michigan drownings surge to new high in 2020
- by The Associated Press

Drownings in Lake Michigan have reached record levels with at least 53 people dead so far this year.

Opposition team criticizes Enbridge plans for oil tunnel
- by The Associated Press

Enbridge’s tunnel plan does not meet industry standards and poses significant hazards to workers and the environment, experts told AP.

Enbridge now inspects freighters to avoid another anchor strike on Line 5
- by Michigan Radio

Enbridge is taking a “much more active approach” to protecting Line 5, as required by a consent decree with the Justice Department and the EPA.