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Freighter on the Great Lakes. (credit: istockphoto)

Group Sues EPA Over Invasive Species Regulations

A lawsuit seeks tougher rules dealing with ballast water discharges from ships to prevent more invasive species from reaching U.S. waterways.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2013

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Customer Satisfaction With Airlines, Restaurants, Shipping Improves; Fast Food, Hotels Stable

Major airlines do a better job of satisfying their passengers for a second straight year, according to a report released today by the American Customer Satisfaction Index organization in Ann Arbor.

CBS Detroit–06/18/2013

Lake St. Clair (WWJ Photo, File)

Port Authority Chief Has Plan To Increase Exports

The Executive Director of the Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority is looking for support of his effort to amend a state law that bans ships from dumping ballast water in Michigan waterways.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2012

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Study: Great Lakes Shipping Critical To Economy

A new study says the Great Lakes supports tens of thousands of jobs and generates billions of dollars in wages and tax revenue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2011

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Generators With Radioactive Content To Travel Across Great Lakes

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has approved a shipment of 16 scrapped power generators with radioactive contents across three of the Great Lakes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2011

Wal-Mart Offering Free Shipping For Online Buys

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is going for the jugular in the holiday retailing war, announcing Thursday that it will offer free shipping on nearly 60,000 online items – with no minimum purchase requirement.

11/11/2010

Experts To Testify In Asian Carp Lawsuit

Experts are set to testify in a federal lawsuit in Chicago, where five states are asking a judge to close Illinois shipping locks to prevent Asian carp from overrunning the Great Lakes.

09/07/2010

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