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So far, the amount of cargo has tripled since last year; the CEE handles an assortment of containerized cargo including scrap metal, foodstuffs, retail goods and machinery.
The province -- which claims shipwrecks under its claim of the lake bed -- is planning to have the wooden mast towed out on to the lake and sunk in a spot off Port Dover where it won't be caught by fishing net again.
According to the Canadian Hydrographic Service, the water level in Lake Huron and Georgian Bay was 46 centimetres higher in April compared to one year ago and the average water level for the month was the highest since 1998.
A new book about a public-private success story written by inland water scientist John Hartig traces the establishment of the country's first international wildlife refuge on the Detroit River.
Lorena Rios Mendoza and two UWS students were invited to participate at IAGLR in the special session of plastic pollution within the Great Lakes ecosystem.
For the third time in recent years, opponents of hydraulic fracturing are organizing to end the practice in Michigan.
Margo Pellegrino, 48, is solo paddling aboard her outrigger canoe from Newark, N.J./New York City to Chicago to raise awareness about the links between oceans, rivers and lakes.
The Michigan Office of the Great Lakes has released a draft Water Strategy that provides a roadmap to achieve a 30-year vision to ensure that Michigan's water resources support healthy ecosystems, citizens, communities and economies. The draft Water Strategy is titled "Sustaining Michigan Water Heritage, A Strategy for the Next Generation." Comments on the draft are due by August 28.
The American Great Lakes Ports Association in partnership with the Lake Carriers' Association, Fednav Limited, and the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation have jointly sponsored a new bi-national public affairs program called the Great Lakes Seaway Partnership.
Port Stanley's, Ont., main beach has earned the Blue Flag for the sixth year in a row, and is the only beach on Lake Erie to have achieved the flag this year.
Enbridge has joined fight against Phragmites along the Lake Huron shoreline, by donating $100,000 to get rid of it, starting at Brucedale Conservation Area.
The spread of contaminated water from a spill at the Lac des Iles mine, Ont., could eventually reach Lake Superior.
The group that operates a North Shore nature center in Sugarloaf Cove, Minn., is working to raise money to improve access and educational opportunities at its site on a scenic cove along the Lake Superior shore.
Invasive species specialists say there's little chance of Asian carp reaching Lake Superior via waterways in Minnesota and Wisconsin despite the invader's continued push up Mississippi River tributaries.
Enbridge has reached an agreement with the federal government on environmental repairs, a month after a separate deal with the state of Michigan.
The Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge has provided a crucial point of access between U.S. and Canada since opening in 1960, resulting in billions of dollars in commerce. But the daily traffic flow has not been enough to offset the $22M construction cost.
Unless scientific evidence suggests that the Ontario underground nuclear waste site presents a real threat to the Great Lakes, it is a better option than pretending that nuclear power can continue to be a viable means of energy production without a strategy for dealing with dangerous waste.
A new rule issued by the Obama Administration will provide these safeguards and promote the restoration of the Great Lakes, if partisan and special-interest obstructionism aren't allowed to block it.
A trail at the eastern end of Lake Ontario in northern New York is among 10 local and state trails being added to the National Trails System in advance of National Trails Day on Saturday.
The foundation system has been getting a lot of attention in Europe because its design saves money and time and is thought to be less environmentally disruptive.