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Friday, April 20, 2018

Made of the same high-quality material that customers expect from PlasDECK, the Eco Series includes recycled content that allows the company to sell this flooring at a lower cost without lowering standards. PlasDECK, Inc., the industry leader of synthetic teak boat decking, recently launched a revolutionary new product line. PlasDECK

tags: Environmental Impact, Flooring

Thursday, April 19, 2018

State and private universities partner on critical research to benefit NY Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River region The Great Lakes Research Consortium of 18 colleges and universities in New York State has published its 2018 report, showcasing innovative research conducted by faculty and students at member institutions. The 16-page

tags: Education, Environmental Impact, Great Lakes

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Buffalo, NY. New York Sea Grant is encouraging the public to take expired, unused and unwanted pharmaceuticals to designated retail and law enforcement agency locations on National Take Back Day on April 28, 2018. This federally-designated day for collection of waste pharmaceuticals prevents the entry of such products as antibiotics,

tags: Environmental Impact, Events, Safety

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Over 50 marina owners, operators, and other members of the boating community gathered at Sandusky Yacht Club on Wednesday February 21 st for the Second Annual Ohio Clean Marinas Conference and Awards Ceremony. The Ohio Clean Marinas Program (OCMP) invited marinas and boaters from across the state to attend the one-day conference

tags: Awards, Environmental Impact

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

More Than a Filter, This System Offers Everything Needed to Insure Clean Fuel KTI Systems Inc., manufacturer of the popular FilterBoss, has just introduced a new fuel filtration system designed to offer complete fuel system management capabilities in one compact package. More than just a basic fuel filter, the new Keenan Filter

tags: Cleaners, Environmental Impact, Fuel Treatments

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Effort takes place on the Black River in Presque Isle County The Black Lake Chapter of Sturgeon for Tomorrow in Cheboygan County is seeking volunteers to join in its effort, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement and Fisheries Divisions, to help protect lake sturgeon from illegal

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Fishing

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Edem Tsikata of Boston, Massachusetts accepts the grand prize at the Carp Tank from Gov. Rick Snyder, David Lodge, Jeff DeBoer and Dr. Denice Shaw. Governor Rick Snyder today announced the grand prize winner of the Great Lakes Invasive Carp Challenge. The solution proposed by Edem Tsikata, a software consultant at Harvard Medical

tags: Awards, Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Fishing

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

185 organizations urge U.S. House, Senate to continue support for programs that protect drinking water for more than 30 million people Days after the passage of the fiscal year 2018 budget, which contained strong support for Great Lakes restoration programs, 185 organizations urged the U.S. Congress to continue their support for

tags: Environmental Impact, Law & Politics

Thursday, March 22, 2018

“Boaters Need to Weigh in on Lake Erie Wind Farm Project” read the heading of a recent story sent to the more than 18,000 BoatUS members in Ohio. Indeed, the time has come to take a stand, particularly if you’re one who is convinced wind turbines in Lake Erie are undesirable. Dubbed the “Icebreaker Wind

by: Norm Schultz, Soundings Trade Only

tags: Environmental Impact, Lake Erie, Law & Politics, Lifestyle

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Bill invests more than $11 billion to reverse impacts of mandate, puts forth solutions to protect drinking water, restore wildlife habitat, and confront climate change. Seeking to break through the deadlocked discussions between oil interests and the corn ethanol industry, conservation groups signaled their strong support for bills

tags: Environmental Impact, Law & Politics