Tag: Great Lakes


Two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants were awarded on Friday totaling $1 million earmarked towards Chicago green infrastructure projects. The projects will improve water quality in Lake Michigan. The infrastructure projects will prevent stormwater from carrying contamination into Lake Michigan. Read more…


The first regional Wind Energy Conference, sponsored by the Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association, took place in Detroit April 20 and 21. Bringing together for the first time under one roof, the major players from government, utilities, universities, and private Read more…


Vincent’s post from the The European Wind Energy Conference got me thinking about U.S. offshore wind potential. Wind on the water has been all the buzz in Michigan. The state’s portion of the Great Lakes has the potential to produce Read more…


Depending on where you live, the Great Lakes may seem far from local. But they hold 84 percent of the freshwater in North America. So if you ever get thirsty, you might want to pay attention. President Barack Obama has Read more…


Cellulosic ethanol has been hailed as the next frontier in renewable fuels. After all, most ethanol in the U.S. comes from corn, a staple product in the food chain. Use more corn for ethanol, and you’re bound to drive up Read more…

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