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April 17, 2018
A provision in a Senate bill would exempt ships' ballast from regulation under the federal Clean Water Act, moving authority from the EPA to the Coast Guard. News Tribune file photo.
Senate bill would exempt ships from Clean Water Act
April 17, 2018 - 9:50am
April 2, 2018
Wisconsin Sea Grant awards $2.8M for Great Lakes research, outreach projects
April 2, 2018 - 9:33am
March 24, 2018
Soo Locks set to open, beginning 2018 Great Lakes shipping season
March 24, 2018 - 8:12am
March 21, 2018
Assisted by a Heritage Marine tug, the Erie Trader/Clyde S. VanEnkevort heads under the Aerial Lift Bridge on its way to Two Harbors to load iron ore Tuesday. The ship was the first of the season to leave Duluth. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Lake Superior opens for business: Tug-barge sets off to start shipping season
March 21, 2018 - 8:44am
March 12, 2018
Great Lakes cities compete to reduce water utility emissions
March 12, 2018 - 8:34am
March 1, 2018
First ship contest opens
March 1, 2018 - 2:43pm
January 30, 2018
DNR: Foxconn wants to divert 7 million gallons of water a day from Lake Michigan
January 30, 2018 - 8:51am
January 3, 2018
 Five ships wait at anchor in the ice and fog on Lake Superior Monday afternoon. Bob King / Forum News Service
Arctic air anchors frozen freighters to bring Minn. shipping industry to a crawl
January 3, 2018 - 7:54am
December 15, 2017
Collaboration aims to improve green shipping
December 15, 2017 - 7:00am
November 20, 2017
Great Lakes endangered shorebird has record year
November 20, 2017 - 9:28am
October 22, 2017
The barge Great Lakes Trader and tug Joyce L. VanEnkevort docked at the CN ore dock in Duluth earlier this month. The Great Lakes Trader, built in 2000, is 740-feet long, 78-feet wide and displaces 40,922 tons at design waterline, according to its owner, VanEnkevort tug & Barge, Inc., of Escanaba, Mich. The 135-foot long, 10,200 horsepower, twin screw Joyce L. VanEnkevort was built in 1997. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Advent of the tug-barge: Lake freighter yields to barge traffic on Great Lakes
October 22, 2017 - 6:00am
October 9, 2017
Sea lamprey decline in Lake Michigan, on the rise in Lake Superior
October 9, 2017 - 8:55am
August 31, 2017
Antidepressants turning up in Great Lakes fish
August 31, 2017 - 9:06pm
August 21, 2017
Minesweepers being built for the French Navy are seen at the Canadian Car and Foundry in Fort William, Ontario (now Thunder Bay) in October 1918. (City of Thunder Bay Archives Accession #1991-1-360-73)
Without a trace: 99 years after two French minesweepers vanished in a Lake Superior storm, a new search aims to solve the mystery
August 21, 2017 - 6:00am
August 8, 2017
DNR offers tools to deal with high water, bluff failures
August 8, 2017 - 7:00am
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