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January 27th 2015

Senator Stabenow Elected to Co-Chair Task Force on Great Lakes Issues

Yesterday, Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) was elected to co-chair the Great Lakes Task Force in the Senate along with co-chair Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.). Sen. Stabenow takes the place of retired Senator Carl Levin as the co-leader of the task … Continue reading

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January 23rd 2015

Weekly News Roundup: The GLRI, Harmful Algal Blooms, and More

In case you missed the past week in Great Lakes conservation news: A bill to reauthorize the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is currently being considered by Congress, reports the Sandusky Register. The bipartisan bill would continue funding the GLRI at … Continue reading

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January 16th 2015

Weekly News Roundup: Asian Carp, Farm Bill, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes conservation news:   Ohio’s two U.S. senators are asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to cease dumping dredged material into Lake Erie, reports the Toledo Blade. There is bipartisan … Continue reading

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December 12th 2014

Weekly News Roundup: The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Harmful Algal Blooms, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes conservation news: The Detroit Free Press reports that the U.S. House has passed a bill continuing the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The bill will fund the GLRI at $300 million … Continue reading

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September 5th 2014

Weekly News Roundup: Aquatic Invasives, Lake Sturgeon, and More

New York State recently passed a law requiring all boats to be washed before entering New York waterways, reports the Star Gazette. The measure is intended to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species that can attach onto boats, such … Continue reading

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