What's New on GLIN GLIN August Site of the Month GLIN's August Site of the Month is GEO Great Lakes, a working group established as a testbed to support data collaboration efforts between the United States and Canada for the Great Lakes Region. Their goal is to make binational datasets discoverable (easy to find), transparent (easy to understand), and interoperable (easy to use).
In the News Officials to survey on Lake Erie algae The Toledo Blade (8/1) In Ohio, community liaisons trained by the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department will knock on doors asking residents to participate in a survey to assess the impact of exposure to harmful algae blooms and to find out more about the population in the affected area.
COMMENTARY: Great Lakes restoration produces results Great Lakes Echo (8/1) Great Lakes restoration efforts are producing results in communities across the region, and we expect to see continued progress in the years ahead thanks to strong local, regional, and national support.
Enbridge’s new Line 6B: Safer than old Line 6B? The Voice (8/1) A number of residents in the communities bordering the 285-mile route of Enbridge’s new oil pipeline stretching from Griffith, Ind., to Marysville, Mich. have expressed concern about the safety of the new Line 6B.