Kate Davidson recently reported on the Great Lakes dredging backlog for Front and Center. Click through the slideshow below to meet some of the people affected by sediment buildup in regional shipping channels.
The Great Lakes form a sprawling ecosystem of nature and industry. In a strong economy, ships can transport up to 200 million tons of cargo across these waters each year. But now the shipping industry has declared a state of emergency. The cause is a region-wide dredging backlog.&n