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Michigan tax ruling could power wind energy projects
Great Lakes Echo (1/25)
A recent personal property tax ruling that will cost Michigan counties millions of dollars in revenue could prove vital for utility companies and energy manufacturers around the state.
River eyed for power...
Watertown Daily Times (5/21)
The town of Lisbon, NY will conduct a feasibility study to consider building hydro-electric power turbines on the St. Lawrence River bottom with the goal of providing low-cost energy to the region
A black mound of Canadian oil waste is rising over Detroit
The New York Times (5/17)
A three-story pile of petroleum coke that covers an entire city block is continuing to grow along the banks of the Detroit River. Detroitís ever-growing black mountain is the unloved, unwanted and long overlooked byproduct of Canadaís oil sands boom.
Wind farm a windfall to Lewis County communities
North Country Public Radio (5/15)
As the town of Cape Vincent weighs the pros and cons of a potential wind farm project, they look to neighboring Lewis County where a wind farm has simultaneously brought in millions of dollars in revenue and changed the landscape dramatically.
St. Lawrence River Board of Control will lower gates at Iroquois Dam near Waddington to reduce water level
North Country Now (5/15)
In response to an order by the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control, the gates at the Iroquois Dam near Waddington will be lowered on Wednesday due to increased water levels on Lake St. Lawrence.
Quebec opposition denounces fracking legislation
The Globe and Mail (5/15)
Quebec government legislation imposing a moratorium on shale gas drilling and fracturing in the Lowlands of the St. Lawrence River was denounced by the opposition, but received mixed reviews from the industry and environmentalists alike. The moratorium could last five years until a law establishing new rules for hydrocarbon and exploration is adopted.
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