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2012-01-19 15:05:00

CLEVELAND, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) (Paris: CLF) today announced projected full-year 2012 capital expenditures expectations. Cliffs plans to invest approximately $1 billion, comprised of approximately $300 million of sustaining capital and $700 million of growth and productivity-improvement capital. Cliffs' 2012 capital budget represents an expected 12% increase over the Company's 2011 capital expenditures of approximately $880...

Large Lakes Observatory Works Toward Deeper Understanding Of How lakes Function
2011-12-13 03:45:20

[ Watch the Video ] Many parts of the ocean are better understood than some of the Earth's large lakes, despite the fact that these are key reservoirs for much of the fresh water on the planet. Since 1994, scientists at the Large Lakes Observatory (LLO) have been working to change that. With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), LLO scientists study the biology, chemistry, physics and geology of large lakes around the world. "As I started doing work in Lake Superior, I...

2011-11-08 13:40:00

LAKE LINDEN, Mich., Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the world's largest business plan competition, a by-product of the once booming copper mining business may help one semifinalist pump life - and possibly hundreds of jobs - into Michigan's remote Keweenaw Peninsula. Almost 150 years ago, the Keweenaw Peninsula, which juts out into the upper regions of the vast and formidable Lake Superior, was once the nation's leading supplier of copper. But since World War II, the mining business here...

2011-10-22 07:00:00

Imagine having a birds-eye view of the Great Lakes coastline anywhere in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan including the shorelines of Lake Superior, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. Now you can! The Superior Watershed Partnership (SWP) is proud to announce the Great Lakes Shoreviewer a free online imagery tool that provides over 1,400 miles of beautiful color photography for the entire Upper Peninsula shoreline. Madison, WI (PRWEB) October 22, 2011 Great Lakes coastal photos and conservation...

2011-10-11 15:41:00

CLEVELAND, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) (Paris: CLF) announced today that longwall operations at the Company's Pinnacle Mine in West Virginia have resumed. As previously disclosed, Cliffs suspended Pinnacle Mine's longwall operations in May of 2011 due to detected levels of carbon monoxide at the mine. After working closely with regulatory agencies, operations were permitted to resume at the beginning of October. (Logo:...

2011-09-27 06:30:00

CLEVELAND, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) (Paris: CLF) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors has approved a plan to seek a potential sale and to idle operations at its renewaFUEL biomass production facility in Michigan. Cliffs indicated that the financial impact of the decision is estimated to be an approximately $30 million primarily non-cash, pretax charge in the third quarter of 2011. (Logo:...

2011-09-14 18:28:00

ISHPEMING, Mich., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennecott Eagle Minerals Company, owner and developer of the Eagle nickel copper mine, today announced that the Ingham Circuit Court (Ingham County, Mich.) ruled the company may move ahead with constructing the underground entryway to the mine. The decision was issued in response to a continuing challenge to the validity of permits approved by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality in 2007 following an extensive public and...

2011-07-20 07:45:00

REEDSPORT, Ore., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Loon Lake Lodge & RV Resort and Loon Lake Marina & Watersports in the Coastal Mountain Range near the city of Reedsport, Oregon, announce the 2011 photo contest with overnight lodging on a houseboat as a prize to the top two winners. Loon Lake, noted for its spectacular beauty, is surrounded by tall fir trees and affords many opportunities for gorgeous photography. Loon Lake Lodge's restaurant provides a spectacular view of the lake...

2011-07-13 12:30:00

Five Major Parks In or Near Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin Highlighted; Significant and Growing Impact on Beaches, Wildlife, Tourism Revenue and Jobs Detailed. CHICAGO, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five major Great Lakes national parks are already feeling the impact of climate change in the forms of rising temperatures, decreased winter ice, eroding shorelines, spreading disease, and a crowding out of key wildlife and plant life, according to a major new...

2011-01-10 13:29:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (Nasdaq: CLMT) ("Partnership") today announced changes in the management of Calumet GP, LLC, its general partner. Effective January 1, 2011, F. William Grube, the general partner's current President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, has been appointed as Vice Chairman of the general partner's Board of Directors and has resigned from his position as the general partner's President. Grube will also...


Latest Upper Peninsula of Michigan Reference Libraries

Ottawa National Forest
2013-12-24 11:52:01

Ottawa National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the upper peninsula of Michigan. This forest holds 993,010 acres and encompasses many counties including Iron, Ontonagon, Marquette, and Baraga counties. The area was once inhabited by the Ojibwa people, who were known for gathering beaver pelts and trading or selling them with traders from Canada and eastern areas of the United States. When the fur trade declined, this forest and many others were sold in the Treaty...

Weather Education: The Effects Of A Pacific Northwest Low
2012-10-08 10:05:31

The Pacific Northwest low moves on shore typically in or around the Portland and Seattle area. At location A the type of weather that can be seen is usually thunderstorms and higher elevation rain showers form during the summer. This same area will see coastal rains and heavy mountain snows in the winter. When the system arrives at location B, the Rockies, due to topographic enhancement it can produce heavy rain/t-storms in the summer time, while during the winter this same area can see...

The Great Lakes And Their Impact On The Weather
2012-07-23 08:58:48

The Great lakes have a huge impact in the weather for the cities that are near the lakes. In the fall and early winter months the lakes can create intense snowfall events known as “Lake Effect Snow”. The reason that this occurs has to do with the water temps of the lakes and also the temps of the air that is moving across them. When an Alberta Clipper system forms in Canada and moves Southeastward towards the US, it brings that cold air and strong Northwest winds over the warmer waters....

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2009-07-21 15:56:27

The snowbelt is a North American region that lies downwind of the Great lakes, where heavy snowfall is common on mostly the eastern and southern shores of the Great Lakes. Lake-effect snow is caused by cold air picking up moisture while crossing the lake and then releasing it as snow when the air cools over land. Throughout much of the winter, lakes produce lake-effect snow and continuously cloudy skies. This phenomenon continues as long as the air temperature is colder than the water...

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