Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

June 9th 2015

U.S. EPA Announces Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Grants

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced more than $1.8 million in Shoreline Cities grant awards for cities around the Great Lakes basin. The Shoreline Cities grant program is funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and provides funding … Continue reading

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May 15th 2015

Great Lakes Restoration Funding Announced for Minnesota AOC

On Wednesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $3.5 million in available funding for the restoration of Spirit Lake, an area in Minnesota part of the St. Louis Rive Area of Concern. The EPA will provide $2.275 million in funding … Continue reading

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April 1st 2015

U.S. EPA Requests Applications for Fish Monitoring and Surveillance Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a Request for Applications soliciting applications from states, tribes, local governments, universities, nonprofit organizations, and other eligible organizations for approximately $6.5 million for a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative cooperative agreement to complete chemical analysis … Continue reading

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March 30th 2015

U.S. EPA Announces Awards 14 Great Lakes Restoration Grants

Last Thursday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced 14 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants awarded to organizations in Wisconsin, Ohio, and Michigan. The grants total $17 million and are focused on improving Great Lakes water quality, reducing runoff, and preventing soil … Continue reading

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March 24th 2015

Action Alert: Urge Senators to Support Great Lakes Issues

Members of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force have released four letters to send to appropriators on a variety of important Great Lakes issues. The first letter urges appropriators to provide strong funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), … Continue reading

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