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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.
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It’s the 140th anniversary of the Lake Carriers’ Association, and its president discusses the new Soo lock, icebreakers and tension with Canada.
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Rules are relaxing, and business is picking back up for charter boats, freighters and scientists.
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Lake Erie fishing charters reel from stay at home orders, and lake freighters idle due to industry shutdowns.
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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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The money is targeted at toxic hotspot cleanups and ballast water treatment research.
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Environmentalists and researchers are claiming Great Lakes-exclusive freighters are helping spread invasive species around the lakes, and new ballast water regulations are being determined, while industry groups argue that the research needs more work.