Collaborating for a Green Future

Green shipping corridor created between Quebec and Newfoundland Efforts are now underway to create the first domestic green shipping corridor between Quebec and Newfoundland. The Montreal Port Authority (MPA), Oceanex... Read More

EPA Clean Ports Program Accepting Grant Applications

On February 28, EPA announced the Clean Ports Program grant competitions. Two Notices of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) are open now until the application window closes on May 28, 2024, at... Read More

Investigating Wind’s Power

National research lab provides a deep dive look at Great Lakes wind energy The possibility and potential of offshore wind (OSW) in the Great Lakes received close attention in a... Read More

Combating Aquatic Invasive Species

Upgrading Canada’s Ballast Water Treatment Regulation Plans In light of the numerous problems created by aquatic invasive species (AIS), Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has spoken out about this on... Read More

Warner Petroleum Bringing Biodiesel to the Great Lakes

Environmentally Friendly Biodiesel Supports Sustainable Shipping As a major fuel supplier to the Great Lakes, Michigan-based Warner Petroleum is poised to have a major impact on sustainable maritime shipping by... Read More

Protecting Great Lakes Waters

Lake Erie Gets High Level Attention Lake Erie is receiving top-level attention on a number of fronts. Federal, state and local officials have policy initiatives and programs to benefit the... Read More

Proposed Marine Sanctuary Aims To Protect The Past And The Future

On January 19, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) took an important step towards establishing the Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary (LONMS) in eastern Lake Ontario. That’s when NOAA... Read More

Task Force Asks Biden Administration for $425 Million for Great Lakes

A bipartisan Congressional task force has asked President Biden to include more money for the Great Lakes in his 2024 fiscal year budget.  The letter, signed by Democratic Congresswoman Debbie... Read More

The United States and Canada Release State of the Great Lakes 2022 Report

The United States Environmental Protection Agency and Environment and Climate Change Canada have jointly published two reports required under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement: the State of the Great... Read More

Ohio Supreme Court Rules Lake Erie Offshore Wind Project Can Move Forward

The Ohio Supreme Court has approved a permit for developers to build the nation’s first offshore, freshwater wind farm off the coast of Lake Erie. In the 6-1 ruling, the... Read More

RINA and Fincantieri Join Forces in Research and Development

Fincantieri, one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups, and RINA, an Italian inspection, certification and consulting engineering company, have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop synergies in the field... Read More