Tag Archives: EPA

July 29th 2014

Coalition Submits Comments on Revised Great Lakes Action Plan

‘With some simple improvements, a strong program can be even better.’ Federal Great Lakes restoration efforts over the next five years need to be better aligned with goals of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, take into account climate change … Continue reading

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March 25th 2014

Obama Administration Rule Will Help Protect Great Lakes

The Obama Administration today released a proposed rule to clarify which waters of the United States are protected by the Clean Water Act from pollution and destruction. The rule will be a big step forward in the effort to restore … Continue reading

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March 4th 2014

Obama Budget Cuts Core Great Lakes Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Barack Obama released his proposed 2015 budget today, which contains cuts to core Great Lakes programs. The Obama Administration is recommending $275 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative – a cut of $25 million from … Continue reading

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September 9th 2013

Great Lakes Week Kicks Off in Milwaukee

Follow coverage throughout the week at http://www.greatlakesnow.org/ or at http://bit.ly/cupNb3 MILWAUKEE (September 9, 2013) – More than 600 environmentalists, business leaders, scientists, industry representatives, and civic leaders from United States and Canada are gathering in Milwaukee to attend Great Lakes Week, … Continue reading

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July 16th 2013

EPA Announces $9.5 Million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants

The U.S. EPA yesterday announced it was accepting applications for $9.5 million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants. The announcement is below. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today issued a Request for Applications soliciting applications from states, tribes, local governments, … Continue reading

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