Q&A: What happens if state shuts down Line 5 oil pipeline

As Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has indicated she may go to court as soon as the end of this month to try to stop the flow of oil through Enbridge’s 66-year-old underwater pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac, the potential impacts of permanently...

NY Sen. Schumer: fix Lake Ontario infrastructure

New York Senator Chuck Schumer plans to call on the Army Corps of Engineers to provide funding for repairs to flood-ravaged infrastructure at Little Sodus Bay Harbor on Lake Ontario. Read the full story by the Associated Press.

How did Lake Ontario flooding get so out of hand?

In December 2016, a new Lake Ontario water management plan went into effect, and it anticipated $20 million in lakefront property damage from flooding and erosion every year, versus an average of $18 million under the old plan. It hasn’t worked out that way....

Great Lakes shipping on pace with 2018

Despite a slow start caused by icy conditions, cargo shipments on the Great Lakes totaled 8.3 million tons through the end of May, which is on par with last year. Read the full story by The Times of Northwest Indiana.

Great Lakes leaders set up meeting on Asian carp

Leaders from Great Lakes states and Canadian provinces will meet in Illinois next month to discuss a path forward on preventing the spread of Asian carp into the Great Lakes. Read the full story by Wisconsin Public Radio.