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Engineering

NY - Times Beach to be restored with $10 million in infrastructure funds

WASHINGTON – The Times Beach Nature Preserve, a 55-acre site on Buffalo's Outer Harbor that has been battered into disuse by frequent storms in recent years, will be restored thanks to one of the first local outlays from last year's $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal.

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Justice

MN - Violence and resistance at the frontlines of climate justice

Despite months of struggle by water protectors, the tar-sands oil of Alberta, Canada is flowing through Enbridge Inc.’s controversial Line 3 pipeline in northern Minnesota. But for indigenous-led water protectors, environmental activists and concerned citizens who stood with them, the fight against the “black snake” is far from over.

Great Lakes
Waterways

MI - Opinion: $1B for Great Lakes Restoration calls for smarter spending

On the behalf of our HOMES lakes — Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie and Superior — the hard work of political wrangling is done.

Great Lakes
Engineering

MI - Inland lakeshore owners can replace seawalls with native plants for erosion control, state says

Shoreline owners in Michigan can learn how to improve water quality in inland lakes by replacing seawalls with more natural erosion controls like native plants and flowers.

Great Lakes
Advocacy

MI - As Climate Change Alarms, Residents Want Protection for the Great Lakes

A survey of 4,500 residents of lands bordering the Great Lakes reveals 90% say it’s important to protect the waters.

Great Lakes
Property

CAN - Former Lake Ontario coal-fired power plant to be “destination waterfront”

The vacant site of a coal-fired power plant on Lake Ontario is set to sprout 8,000 homes, 200,000 square feet of retail and 1.8 million square feet of offices under a plan to transform it into “destination waterfront.”

Great Lakes
Engineering

MI - Grants to focus on coastal protection

MARQUETTE — The Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians will develop a comprehensive inter-agency resilience plan that prioritizes coastal wetlands for protection and restoration in the St. Marys River, the Tribe announced.

Great Lakes
Property

IN - Beach in Porter at the heart of conflict over private and public rights

The stretch of sandy beachfront just west of Porter Beach is at the center of a Constitutional battle and debate over private versus public ownership rights.

Great Lakes
Fisheries

Great Lakes - Fresh, local and forgotten: on Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, families fight to save their fisheries

The Great Lakes are a freshwater ecosystem rich with aquatic life, but researchers warn of one dying breed — Ontario fishermen who were once prominent fixtures in their coastal communities

Great Lakes
Recreation

OH - Cleveland's East Side shoreline expansion project awarded nearly $1 million

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's National Coastal Resilience Fund awarded $985,000 for the continued design and engineering of the Cleveland Harbor Eastern Embayment Resilience Study, or CHEERS project, located on Cleveland's East Side.

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