The Sixth Street Dam in Grand Rapids used to be a valuable tool in log transportation, but its planned removal now poses an environmental risk by endangering snuffbox mussels and potentially allowing the invasive sea lamprey to spread.
By Veronica Volk This story originally appeared on Great Lakes Today and is republished here with permission. Flooding continues for a second week along Lake Ontario and there’s no end in sight. Many residents and New York’s governor say the solution lies with a huge dam that straddles the U.S- Canada border. But the reality […]