Feb 27, 2002 — The governors of the Great Lakes states have released a timetable for putting together an agreement on use of water from the lakes. It's to help protect the lakes from wholesale exports. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham has more. Go to full article
Feb 26, 2002 — Since September 11, the US government has been closing security gaps in aviation. But maritime officials warn that security on our Great Lakes is even less certain. Recently the US Coast Guard held an international conference in Cleveland on Great Lakes security. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Karen Schaefer reports. Go to full article
Nov 15, 2001 — Much of the shipping on the Great Lakes is expected to end early this year. The economy has reduced freighter traffic and some ships are already docked for the winter. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham explains. Go to full article
Oct 30, 2001 — A report from the last meeting of the group that's been negotiating with the New York Power Authority on conditions for relicensing the Moses Saunders hydro project--David Sommerstein has reactions to the experimental, collaborative process. Go to full article
Oct 29, 2001 — Town leaders along the St. Lawrence River approved a settlement Friday with the New York Power Authority as a part of its bid for a new license to operate its power dam near Massena. The $115 million deal includes recreational improvements, returns of land, and payments to St. Lawrence County and its towns affected by the power project. David Sommerstein reports the agreement ends years of often tense negotiations. Go to full article
Oct 18, 2001 — The US Army Corps of Engineers explained its study of the St. Lawrence Seaway to a full house in Canton last night. After years of similar reviews and proposed changes, river residents are wary. Last night's presentation raised as many questions as it answered. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Jul 27, 2001 — The head of the agency that runs the St. Lawrence Seaway says changes will have to be made to keep the Seaway safe and competitive. They could include rebuilding the locks and dredging deeper channels. But the agency has no plans for year-round navigation. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Jul 25, 2001 — St. Lawrence River environmentalists are gearing up to oppose changes to the Seaway that could include deeper channels and year-round shipping. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
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