Category Archives: Economy and Transportation

The Potential Economic Impact of Offshore Wind Energy in the Great Lakes

Download PDF | Published October 2013

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Offshore Wind Energy: Understanding Impacts on Great Lakes Fishery and Other Aquatic Resources

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Revitalizing Local Waterfront Economies: Investing in the Great Lakes

Download PDF | Published October 2011

A report by the U.S. Environmenal Protection Agency and the Great Lakes Commission on the economic benefits of restoring the centerpieces of Great Lakes coastal communities, and cleaning up Great Lakes Areas of Concern....   Read More »

Priorities for Advancing Great Lakes Restoration and Economic Revitalization

Download PDF | Published February 2011

The Commission’s federal priorities for FY2012, published February 2011....   Read More »

The Role of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway Ports in the Advancement of the Wind Energy Industry

Download PDF | Published September 2010

The results of a Great Lakes Wind Collaborative survey of ports in the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway region to assess the readiness and willingness of the ports to handle wind turbine cargo....   Read More »

Great Lakes – Great Jobs: Advancing Great Lakes Restoration and Economic Revitalization

Download PDF | 2009

This document outlines the Great Lakes Commission’s federal priorities for FY2010....   Read More »

Great Lakes recreational boating’s economic punch

Donwload PDF | Published July 2007

This report describes a network of manufacturers, retailers, restaurants, marinas, charter operators, repair facilities, lodgings and other businesses that depend upon or get a significant chunk of their business from recreational boating. Charts provide a breakdown of annual and per-trip spending by boat size, ...   Read More »

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