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NMU students draft emergency climate action resolution for city of Marquette

Ayanna Allen, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

A group of NMU students and faculty presented an emergency climate action resolution to Marquette’s city commission on Oct. 19 due to the rising concern of local and global climate change.  According...

Sam Rush/NW

SOLAR POWER - The Superior Solar Project hopes to be in the construction phase as early as mid-2022 and in an operational capacity by the end of 2023. The solar farm will be located in Sands Township.

Renewable energy company plans to install solar farm in Marquette by end of 2023

Ayanna Allen March 4, 2021

Savion, a renewable energy company, plans to bring its Superior Solar Project to life by the end of 2023. The company hopes to bring a 149.7-megawatt solar energy farm to Marquette County to help educate...

Micah Munts
ON THE ROCKS—Lakeshore Boulevard is covered in rocks caused by the rising water levels pushing them onto the road. Initiatives to move the highway an additional 500 ft has been discussed by city officials but a decision has yet to be reached.

Lake Superior coastline threatened by climate change

Rayna Sherbinow March 12, 2020

Water levels in Lake Superior are at an all time high, according to Carl Lindquist, executive director of the Superior Watershed Partnership (SWP) in Marquette.  Lindquist says water levels have...

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