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Stateside for Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016

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  • Poet and writer Keith Taylor joins Stateside today to offer a quick list of recommendations for some good reading.
  • Lake Carriers Association Vice President Glen Nekvasil discusses what effect this milder winter has had on shipping on the Great Lakes.

Glen Nekvasil explains why ships are not plying the waters of the Great Lakes this winter.

  • A recent report predicts that we should expect more bacterial blooms in Lake Erie. Hans Paerl is one of the authors of that report. 

Hans Paerl is Kenan Professor of Marine and Environmental Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He and a colleague recently presented findings on what to do about the formation of giant algae-blooms dominated by cyanobacteria.

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