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Company acquires rights to develop Lake Erie high-voltage line
Erie Times-News (8/19)
A large U.S. electricity transmission company has acquired the rights to develop a high-voltage transmission line on the floor of Lake Erie that would run from Ontario to western Erie County, Pa.
EDITORIAL: Not in our lakes
Huron Daily Tribune (8/15)
The Huron Daily Tribune says that when it comes to storing nuclear waste,
common sense dictates the last area that should be considered is near the
Bad Axe, Mich. opposes nuclear waste plan
Huron Daily Tribune (8/12)
The city of Bad Axe, Mich. recently joined the effort to oppose a Canadian
power company’s proposal to store radioactive waste 2,200 feet underground
and within a mile of the Lake Huron shoreline.
Secret mayors' nuclear waste meetings rapped
The Canadian Press (8/7)
Municipal politicians in a region of Ontario that is home to one of the world's largest nuclear power plants violated provincial law by holding secret meetings over the storage of radioactive waste, an outside investigation has found.
COMMENTARY: Lake Huron nuclear dump scheme in trouble
The Toronto Star (8/6)
Ontario Power Generation, the Crown corporation behind the proposed dump site for low and intermediate level radioactive waste, has publicly acknowledged that its long-term safety plans are based, in part, on new technologies that have not yet been invented.
Ontario seeks wind, solar energy storage options
The Globe and Mail (8/4)
Ontario has embarked on a quest to find the holy grail of renewable energy – an effective means to store the power generated by intermittent wind and solar installations.
Energy Information Administration
U.S. Department of Energy
The EIA is an independent statistical and analytical agency that maintains a comprehensive data and information program relevant to energy resources.
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
The commission regulates the transmission of oil and natural gas, as well as the wholesale sales of electricity in interstate commerce.
Great Lakes Region's Global Climate Change/Energy Interests
Council of Great Lakes Industries
A report of discussions at the April 1997 Second Roundtable on North American Energy Policy.
Great Lakes Wind Collaborative
The Great Lakes Wind Collaborative (GLWC) is a group established to build consensus and identify and address issues affecting the planning, development, and operation of wind power facilities in the Great Lakes region.
Industrial Productivity and Efficiency
This site provides an overview on industrial productivity and efficiency, the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program and Weatherization, subsidies and data on gasoline prices and electricity consumption.
MichEEN: the Michigan Energy Efficiency Network
The Michigan Energy Efficiency Network is a tool for sharing and creating the strategies needed to solve 21st century energy challenges.
Great Lakes Gas Transmission Company
Delivers natural gas to customers in the mid-western and northeastern United States and Canada.
Natural Gas Pipeline Profile
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Overviews the financial, inventory, performance and safety of U.S. natural gas pipelines.
Pipeline Safety Data Analysis
U.S. Department of Transportation
Annual and summary statistics on liquid accidents, natural gas incidents for transmission and distribution operators.
Pipeline Safety Regulations
Office of Pipeline Safety
Provides pipeline safety laws as stated by the U.S. code Title 49 Regulations Part 186-199.
GLIN: Agencies and Organizations, Energy
GLIN: Agencies and Organizations, Utilities
GLIN: Pipelines in the Great Lakes Region