What's New on GLIN Public Forum about Asian Carps The Great Lakes Fishery Commission is presenting a public forum about Asian carps on Oct. 3 in Toronto, Ont. Senior officials, managers, and biologists from Canada and the U.S. will be on hand to provide information, answer questions, and take comments.
Would longer shipping season make sense for Seaway? WWNY-TV - Watertown, NY (8/29) A report from the Conference of Great Lakes Governors and Premiers suggests a longer season and major upgrades to the St. Lawrence Seaway could double the amount of cargo traveling across the waterway.
Governor Walker visits Saxon Harbor to award grant KBJR-TV - Saxon, WI (8/29) Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker made a stop in Saxon Harbor and announced that the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program awarded a grant of $24,450 to help rebuild the harbor.
Port of Chicago privatization plan draws critics WTTW-TV - Chicago, IL (8/29) In Chigaco, Ill., the Southeast Side maritime and industrial site has put out a request for proposal to manage and oversee the port. But officials say they have learned their lessons from the past.
Lansing plans on dumping out old sewage system WLNS-TV - Lansing, MI (8/29) Lansing, Mich., has a long way to go before being where they want to be with safely disposing storm water and sewage. The city has already spent decades and $355 million on a project, but another $400 million is necessary to fix all problems.