abandons gutless plan for dam
Following public comment that chastised the International Joint
Commission for selecting a plan that would continue the devastation of
St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario coastal habitat, the International
Joint Commission has withdrawn their proposed management plan in favour
of finding a more environmentally responsible choice.
hold up historic ballast legislation
As Congress entered its August recess, two powerful Senate committee
chairpersons were at loggerheads over ballast water legislation aimed
at preventing new invasive species introductions from ocean ships.
Superior barrel dump scandal is as murky as ever
A lot has been written about the more than 1,457 barrels of Honeywell’s
toxic, and probably radioactive, chemicals that were dumped by the U.S.
Army Corps of Engineers into Lake Superior near Duluth between 1957 and
1962. Still, some key questions remain: what’s in the barrels, and when
are they going to be pulled from Lake Superior?
A Great Lakes odyssey
We are all used to seeing pictures of the outline of the Great Lakes
from space. Will that outline look the same for someone looking down
from space 1000 years from now? That is highly unlikely.
often hear what needs to be done to protect the Great Lakes. What we
don't usually hear are the whys.
and tell us what your reason is to protect the Great Lakes.