Tag Archives: Great Lakes Collaboration Implementation Act

May 7th 2010

Landmark Great Lakes Bill Needs More Senate Support

In March, the U.S. Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich.) introduced the Great Lakes Ecosystem Protection Act of 2010 (S. 3073). The bill that would authorize programs to fight invasive species, clean up toxic hot spots and address restoration priorities has six … Continue reading

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March 12th 2010

Calling All Great Lakes House Members To Support GLEPA

Our Great Lakes firebrand Rep. Vern Ehlers (R-Mich.) introduced a bill that could be the biggest, best thing to happen to the Great Lakes since, well, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. Last week, in conjunction with the US Senate, Rep. … Continue reading

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July 8th 2009

Prevention is the Name of the Invasive Species Game, According to Sen. Carl Levin

Two US Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittees got an earful from Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich.) today on the threat menacing invasive species bring to the Great Lakes. “Mr. Chairmen and Ranking Members, the impact of invasive species on Michigan’s … Continue reading

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February 13th 2009

The Great Lakes: An Economic Super Region

Last winter, a group of people came to Washington – people who usually compete with one another to draw business to their cities – people who left the Capital united and committed to working together to bring back the Great … Continue reading

February 2nd 2009

Waiting For Stimulation

With the Senate starting debate on the economic stimulus today, it seems like a good time to suggest they consider amending the legislation to include more money to repair sewers and to clean up toxic hot spots in the Great … Continue reading

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