Funding awarded to help control Great Lakes runoff

The Great Lakes Commission will divide nearly $900,000 among seven local organizations in the Great Lakes region to help cut runoff of sediment, nutrients and other water pollutants. Read the full story by The Associated...

18 Mile Creek residents call on EPA for health study

The EPA visited Lockport, New York, on Thursday for a public meeting to propose a plan to remove lead-contaminated soil. Residents along 18 Mile Creek said the remediation is moving too slowly and risking their health. Read the full story by WIVB-TV – Lockport,...

Port Huron Float Down’s storied history

In Michigan, thousands of people float down the St. Clair River during the Port Huron Float Down, an annual summer event that was restarted in 2008 after a twenty-year hiatus. Read the full story by The Times...

Great Lakes shipping on par with 2017

According to a news release from the Chamber of Marine Commerce, Great Lakes-St. Lawrence shipping continues to bounce back after a slow start. Read the full story by The Times...

Cargo traffic through seaway up this year

“We are seeing increases in a number of dry and liquid bulk commodities as well as U.S. and Canadian grain,” Craig Middlebrook, deputy administrator of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, said in a news release Wednesday. Read the full story...