Tag Archives: EPA

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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February 14th 2013

A major milestone in Great Lakes restoration

The federal government showed the Great Lakes a whole lotta love on Valentine’s Day by announcing that Presque Isle Bay in Pennsylvania has been taken off of a list of Great Lakes toxic hotspots. The decision was made by the … Continue reading

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