News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
July 2, 2020  

Michigan judge allows restart of disputed Enbridge oil pipeline

Safety test to be conducted, energy company can keep it running subject to the results and further order of the court.

News Government Transportation Economy General
June 17, 2020  

US to investigate Canada’s ‘unfavourable’ new Great Lakes shipping rules

Shippers claim ballast water release standards are unfair, overly costly and designed to drive them out of cross-border shipping.

News Transportation General
February 10, 2020  

Rand Logistics to acquire American Steamship Company from GATX

Combination of the two marine shippers will create the largest and most diverse fleet on the Great Lakes

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
November 27, 2019  

Action needed as microplastics accumulate in Great Lakes: researcher

Problem mirrors that of the oceans: small organisms mistake microplastics for plankton, and work their way up the food chain.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
August 8, 2019  

Enbridge says gap opens beneath Great Lakes oil pipeline

Opening between the pipe and the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac poses “no safety or integrity risk.”

News Energy Manufacturing General
November 27, 2017  

Enbridge reaches deal with Michigan on underwater Great Lakes pipeline

Looking at three options to eventually replace the 7 kilometre stretch of underwater pipeline.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 23, 2016  

US, Canada to seek 40% cut in Lake Erie phosphorus

Overload has fed harmful algae blooms that have fouled drinking water and killed fish.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 20, 2016  

More work needed to protect Great Lakes: IJC

US-Canadian agency urges designating them resources held in public trust.

News General
June 15, 2015  

Great Lakes conference stresses environment, trade

Ten leaders will work together to expand a regional maritime strategy.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
May 29, 2015  

Plastic pollution in Great Lakes poses problems

Scientists say smaller bits attract dangerous chemicals such as pesticides.

News Automotive Manufacturing Metals Transportation Business Operations Operations Production
April 8, 2014  

Crews working to clear ice-clogged Great Lakes shipping pathways

Shipping logjam caused weeklong shutdown at largest steel mill in the US.

News Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
July 30, 2013  

Scientists find floating masses of plastic bits in Great Lakes

Studies are underway to determine the impact of microplastics along the food chain.