Dredging Crisis

Great Lakes Dredging Crisis


The dredging crisis on the Great Lakes is not a recent development. Federal funding for┬ámaintaining the system has been inadequate for decades. High water levels in the 1990s masked the effects of inadequate dredging, but Lake levels fell to near record lows by the end of the 20th century. After a period of slight recovery, water levels fell to new record lows on Lakes Michigan and Huron at the … Continue reading →