Items Tagged with 'Lake Michigan'


Consumers also investing big at Ludington

October 24, 2014
Consumers Energy is spending about $400 million at the Ludington Pumped Storage facility a couple miles south of Ludington on Lake Michigan. Read More

Lake Michigan combats oil spill

March 27, 2014
The U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are continuing to respond to a crude oil spill in Lake Michigan. Read More

Lakeshore firm wins $657K dredging contract

February 14, 2014
| By AP
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Detroit district has awarded a contract to a lakeshore company to dredge shoal material from two Lake Michigan harbors. Read More

Muskegon eyes link with the Mississippi

Michigan agri-business wants barges from the nation’s river system to reach Muskegon.

December 20, 2013
The Michigan Agri-Business Association and other business interests in West Michigan have filed a formal petition with the U.S. Coast Guard requesting safety regulation exemptions for Mississippi River barges transporting to and from Muskegon Harbor. Read More

Grand Rapids and Gold Coast rank as No. 1 'travel destination' in US

December 10, 2013
West Michigan residents already know that Lake Michigan beaches can hold their own against any beach — but now an international travel publisher is making sure everyone knows it. Read More

West Michigan beach rates among 'can't-miss beaches' in U.S.

August 30, 2013
CNN recently admitted its compilation of the “22 can’t-miss U.S. beaches” doesn’t even begin to cover the more than 12,000 miles of quality coastline in America. Read More

Consumers, DTE pump up energy storage

An $800 million, six-year upgrade is underway at Ludington Pumped Storage energy facility.

July 26, 2013
The Ludington Pumped Storage Plant is turning 40, and politicians in Lansing and Washington are singing its praises. Read More

Gov. Snyder signs law for $21M in 'emergency' dredging of public harbors and marinas

April 3, 2013
Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation providing $21 million for 58 “emergency” harbor dredging projects, a decision based on the historic low water levels in lakes Michigan and Huron. Read More

Lake Michigan and Lake Huron drop to record low water levels

February 12, 2013
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Detroit, through its Great Lakes Hydraulics and Hydrology Office, has reported a preliminary new record low water level for Lake Michigan-Huron for the second month in a row. Read More

Lawmaker wants federal review of Lake Michigan outflows to Chicago

November 2, 2012
TRAVERSE CITY –– A member of Congress from Michigan called for a federal review Thursday of water releases from Lake Michigan through an outlet at Chicago, a century-old practice that she said should end as Great Lakes levels approach record lows. Read More