a Danger to Migrating Birds
A program spearheaded by Audubon is encouraging tall buildings to turn
off their lights at night during spring and fall bird migrations.
Lawrence River One of Most Endangered in the U.S.
American Rivers has released its annual list of the Most Endangered
Rivers in the United States, and the section of the St. Lawrence River
shared between Canada and the U.S. placed fourth worst.
Head Fired Over Cleanup
In May, the head of the Great Lakes region for the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency learned an important lesson. Trying to clean up toxic
pollution can be hazardous to your job.
Lickers' Efforts Honoured
Former Great Lakes United board member, Henry Lickers, has been awarded
the 2008 Sandford Fleming Medal given annually by the Royal Canadian
Institute for the Advancement of Science.
Plant Proposed for Erie
The proposed plant, only a few hundred yards from Lake Erie, would burn
an estimated 80,000 tires per day.
proud to release an expanded web portal for Great Lakes News. Building
on our quarterly printed edition, we've introduced a host of features,
including better community tools, online calendar, action alerts and
more. This is in addition to our commitment to bring you news from
around the region and the Great Lakes United coalition. Visit www.glu.org/news
and let us know what you think!