Great Lakes Daily News
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is seeking last-minute changes to a $90 million flood-relief package for homeowners, businesses and municipalities on Lake Ontario that lawmakers approved earlier this week. Read the full story by the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.
Lake Erie saw mean water levels soar an all-time high thanks to late snowmelt and large rainfall events. Read the full story by the St. Thomas Times-Journal.
In Ontario, a historic retired Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker will be passing through Windsor on Thursday en route to Thunder Bay, the place it was built and where it will become a tourist attraction. Read the full story by the Windsor Star.
Cheboygan, Michigan, boasts a plethora of lighthouses, including two lighthouses downtown, one light tower, two lighthouses easily seen from the beach on Lake Huron, plus another in ruins visible at Cheboygan State Park. Read the full story by the Cheboygan Daily Tribune.
The proposed Icebreaker wind farm in Lake Erie still doesn’t have a green light, but that hasn’t stopped the developer from lining up suppliers. Read the full story by the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Environmental projects in Michigan, from the Lake Erie shores to the Manistique River in the Upper Peninsula, are threatened by proposed state and federal budget cuts. Read the full story by Bridge Magazine.
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