Areas of Concern

September 11th 2013

Experts say Lake Michigan is in rough shape

Lake Michigan is ailing. That was the consensus among a panel of scientists convened to assess the lake’s health at the 9th Annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference in Milwaukee. Invasive quagga mussels have ravaged Lake Michigan’s food web and are … Continue reading

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February 28th 2013

New report showcases Great Lakes restoration projects

A new report from the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition features more than 30 examples of successful Great Lakes restoration projects. The report shows that government agencies and conservation groups across the region, with funding from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, … Continue reading

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September 24th 2010

Don’t Let Asian Carp Eat Our Funding

The last thing we want to happen is for the Asian carp to continue to eat up dollars meant to develop projects and provide jobs that will restore the Great Lakes and revive the region’s economy, but so far, the … Continue reading

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July 21st 2009

Hot off the Press, the EPA Issues Outline for GLRI Work & Spending

President Obama’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative still has to be approved by the US Senate, but the EPA isn’t wasting any time framing a five-year strategy to address the most pressing problems affecting the health of the Great Lakes. More importantly, … Continue reading

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April 8th 2009

Buffalo: The Come Back Kid

Buffalo, NY – Buffalo, the second poorest city in the nation has a plan to stimulate a long depressed local economy by making Buffalo and the Great Lakes one and the same in people’s minds. That is right, the Queen … Continue reading

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