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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

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

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. 

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

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

Published in Economic Development