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Saving Superior Since the Sixties

A Brief History of Little Presque Isle Protection By Paige Conners “Build a power plant at Little Presque Isle? Why not start a garbage dump on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, convert the Taj Mahal into a root beer … read more Saving Superior Since the Sixties

What We Can Learn from Other Communities’ Struggles with Spaceports
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Blog written by Cait Sternberg, Director of Outreach & Communications   The United States currently hosts 14 Federal Aviation Administration-licensed industrial rocket launch sites, also known as “spaceports”. Although many of these are underused, or not used at all, the … read more What We Can Learn from Other Communities’ Struggles with Spaceports

End of Year Letter from CSCLS President
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2022 was a great year for CSCLS thanks to our enthusiastic supporters! Take a look at all we accomplished this year in CSCLS President Dennis Ferraro’s End of Year Letter here: 2022 End of Year Letter  

Our Shore: What Will Be Affected from Marquette to the Proposed Rocket Launch Site
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Video posted by Citizens for a Safe & Clean Lake Superior: The proposed Marquette County spaceport would launch rockets directly from Marquette’s popular recreational corridor, just a mere 15 minutes north of the city where locals and tourists travel from … read more Our Shore: What Will Be Affected from Marquette to the Proposed Rocket Launch Site

Environmental issues surrounding the proposed Marquette spaceport
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Blog post written by Mindy Kantola: The development of a commercial spaceport near a quiet historic lodge along the southern shore of Lake Superior would bring permanent and unnecessary industrial impacts to a rural, Northwoods forested area surrounded by residences, … read more Environmental issues surrounding the proposed Marquette spaceport

Marquette County Board Meeting 05/04/2021
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Video posted by the Marquette County Board: Board Meeting Agenda (PDF) Segments focused on Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association (MAMA) activities and the proposed spaceport in Marquette County: 40:25 MAMA executive director Gavin Brown’s presentation 1:09:06 Questions, comments from Commissioners to … read more Marquette County Board Meeting 05/04/2021

Proposed industrial rocket launch site at Granot Loma threatens pristine Lake Superior shoreline
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Blog article by Dennis Ferraro, posted at Keweenaw Now: “Most of us coming to Lake Superior’s beautiful southern shoreline to live, to study, or to visit feel a deep connection to its wild and pristine coastal habitat. Whether hiking trails, … read more Proposed industrial rocket launch site at Granot Loma threatens pristine Lake Superior shoreline

Save Our Shoreline: Everybody’s Backyard
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Video posted by the Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition: The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition’s virtual event ‘2021 Celebrate the U.P.!’ “Dennis Ferraro will provide an update on Citizens for a Safe & Clean Lake Superior (CSCLS): what they are doing to … read more Save Our Shoreline: Everybody’s Backyard

The Bait & Switch Behind the Granot Loma Launch Plan
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Blog post written by Dennis Ferraro, Board President of Citizens for a Safe & Clean Lake Superior. Background: Defining a “bait and switch” as “the ploy of offering a person something desirable to gain favor (such as political support), then … read more The Bait & Switch Behind the Granot Loma Launch Plan