Great Lakes News

How even good swimmers are drowning in Lake Michigan

Jun 26, 2017 8:05:50 AM
Drownings in the Great Lakes have been increasing over past years, with about a third of drownings related to dangerous currents, while the other two-thirds are people getting in water over their head and not knowing how to survive.

EDITORIAL: Stop blaming the International Joint Commission

Jun 26, 2017 8:05:50 AM
For months, several elected officials and Lake Ontario shoreline residents have been engaged in a campaign against the International Joint Commission and its Plan 2014. It is time to stop playing the blame game.

Enbridge wants to install 22 anchors on Line 5

Jun 26, 2017 8:05:50 AM
Enbridge is seeking permission to install 22 new screw anchor supports on its Line 5 pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac this year.

Iron ore shipments up in Twin Ports

Jun 26, 2017 8:05:50 AM
Last month Iron ore was cruising out of the Twin Ports in Minnesota and Wisconsin, as this shipping season continued its best start since 2013 and 18.6 percent above the five-year average.

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From the forum

IJC: Taking A New Approach to Managing the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River

IJC proposes new approach to managing levels and flows in the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence Riverwith the assistance of a Working Group of representatives from Canada, the United States, the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, and the State of New York.

"Protecting the Great Lakes" Symposium

Symposium presented by the Seventh Circuit Bar Association Foundation and the Field Museum of Natural History.

Grant Specialist Position Open

Grant Specialist position open at Indiana Lake Michigan Coastal Program.