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15 years later, Great Lakes levels rebound
Michigan Radio (10/1)
The quick recovery has stifled an effort to engineer a solution to the problem of low lake levels in Huron and Michigan. But proponents say it would be shortsighted to forget about the issue.

Couillard says Cacouna drilling necessary
The Montreal Gazette (9/24)
Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says exploratory drilling is necessary and should continue to complete an environmental assessment of TransCanada’s proposal to build an oil port in Cacouna, Quebec.

EDITORIAL: Proceed with Plan 2014: Proposal can sensibly regulate waterways, mitigate flooding
Watertown Daily Times (9/23)
The International Joint Commission has urged the U.S. and Canadian governments to adopt its Plan 2014. This would make these waterways healthier and prepare for climate change by regulating the extreme high and low water levels and follow their natural, seasonal flows.

Storms force more sewage to be dumped into Lake St. Clair
The Daily Tribune (9/23)
Nearly another 167 million gallons of sewage was dumped into Lake St. Clair last week after a heavy thunderstorm on the afternoon of Sept. 10 drenched Macomb County, Mich., for several hours.

Lake Ontario south shore lawmakers urge John Kerry to block Plan 2014
Watertown Daily Times (9/22)
Set to replace a half-century-old water regulation plan, the U.S.-Canadian International Joint Commission’s “Plan 2014” proposal has drawn criticism from eastern and southern lakeshore communities because of increased risks of flooding and coastal property damage.

Money-losing Cleveland-Europe Express will sail more often
The Plain Dealer (9/17)
Despite steeper than expected financial losses on its freighter to Europe, the Port of Cleveland will double down on the Cleveland-Europe Express.

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Ferries
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Bruce County Tourism
Sailing, cruise and ferry information on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay.

Chi-Cheemaun Ferry Service
Provides ferry service between Manitoulin Island and Tobermory.

Drummond Island Ferry Schedule
Summer and winter schedules for the ferry running between DeTour, Michigan, and Drummond Island.

Ferries Operating in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Listing and contact information for ferries operating in Wisconsin.

Lake Erie Ferry Boats
Travel Lake Erie
Information on ferry services available from the northern Ohio county of Erie to various Lake Erie islands.

Lake Express Muskegon and Milwaukee Ferry
City of Muskegon
Find information on the ferry ship, schedules and rates, photo galleries and more!

Lake Michigan Car ferry
Schedule, fare and other information for this car ferry service on Lake Michigan between Ludington, Michigan, and Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

Mackinac Island Tourism
Visit Mackinac Island and experience the sites and sounds of a bygone era.

Madeline Island Ferry Line
A ferry service between Madeline Island and Bayfield, the site provides ferry schedule, rate and area information.

Miller Ferry
Miller Boat Line
Miller Boat Line invites you to spend a fun-filled day on an island in Ohio at Put-in-Bay! View the 2004 ferry schedule, group package information and many other helpful links for tourists.

Toronto Island Ferry Service
The Toronto Island Ferry offers frequent public service to the Toronto Islands, landing at Hanlan's Point, Centre Island and Ward's Island ferry docks.

Washington Island Ferry, Inc.
Information on ferry schedules, group tours, and Washington Island activities and accommodations.

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GLIN: Boating in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Cruises in the Great Lakes Region

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