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Friday, December 02, 2005

International Shipping on the Great Lakes: Does Cost Outweigh Benefit?

Red Tape Blog reports on a controversial study by two Michigan transportation experts that says the ecological and economic costs of international shipping on the Great Lakes far outweigh its benefits. The study estimated a $55 million a year value for overseas shipping on the lakes. By comparison, one estimate puts the total cost of just zebra mussels for the past 20 years at about $2 billion.
Read Authors defend study on Great Lakes shipping value in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (free registration required)

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