Displaying items tagged: US Army Corps of Engineers

Monday, 04 January 2021 16:02

New federal law opens low-interest loans for coastal communities battling high water, erosion

A federal bill has been signed into law that allows states battling high water levels and erosion to create revolving loan funds for coastal mitigation projects. 

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 22 November 2020 19:20

Whitmer shifts Line 5 dynamic ahead of legal dispute, tunnel uncertainty

In a move sought for years by environmental advocates, tribes, and hospitality and tourism businesses, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer this month notified Enbridge Inc. that it would no longer have the state’s permission to operate the Line 5 pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac.

Published in Energy
Sunday, 02 February 2020 18:15

The next water crisis: West Michigan communities face millions in high water damage

GRAND HAVEN — When the popular Harbor Island boat launch became unusable because of flooding last spring, Grand Haven City Manager Pat McGinnis thought it was a big deal. 

Sunday, 24 November 2019 18:29

Shoreline erosion poses issues for coastline development

As erosion along the Great Lakes coastline puts properties in jeopardy, the future of development along Michigan’s coasts remains uncertain.

Saturday, 04 August 2018 00:07

State of Flux: Great Lakes water level variability leads to uncertainty for coastal areas

Fluctuating water levels remain a fact of life along the West Michigan coast and for inland lakes.

Published in Economic Development