Additional money provided by Congress for Great Lakes environmental improvements will be used to hasten cleanups of highly toxic sites and step up work to combat other longstanding forms of pollution, federal officials said Thursday.Read More »
Enbridge Inc. said Friday it has hired companies to design and build a disputed oil-pipeline tunnel beneath the channel linking Lakes Huron and Michigan, despite pending legal challenges.Read More »
Federal grants totaling more than $1.8 million are being awarded to five organizations for projects that will use market approaches to reduce nutrient pollution that leads to harmful algae blooms in the Great Lakes, officials said on Monday.Read More »
Gov. Tony Evers submitted a federal emergency declaration on Tuesday for three southeastern Wisconsin counties to deal with $10 million in damage caused along the shore of Lake Michigan by winter storms last month.Read More »
Five Democratic governors of states in the Great Lakes region on Monday called on candidates seeking to be part of the presidential election next year to support a plan meant to protect their shared waters by boosting federal spending on treatment plants and environmental cleanups.
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