Monday, June 30, 2008

How Much Do We Value the Great Lakes?

A recent Milwaukee Journal Sentinel series examines the high cost of ocean freighters on the Great Lakes. A 2005 study by the Joyce Foundation finds that the public only saves $55 million by allowing ocean vessels to use the Great Lakes, while the steady influx of invader species from the foreign ships are wreaking havoc on Lake Huron in a way that scientists thought unimaginable a few years ago.

GREAT LAKES, GREAT PERIL: A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Exclusive

Editorial: Close the Seaway

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