Tag Archives: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

May 26th 2015

New Poll: Ohioans Support Clean Water Protections, Investment in Great Lakes

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (May 26, 2015)—A new statewide Ohio survey reports that most voters in Ohio favor stronger state and federal regulations to protect the state’s rivers, streams and lakes, which are sources of drinking water and recreational activities. The … Continue reading

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May 15th 2015

Great Lakes Restoration Funding Announced for Minnesota AOC

On Wednesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $3.5 million in available funding for the restoration of Spirit Lake, an area in Minnesota part of the St. Louis Rive Area of Concern. The EPA will provide $2.275 million in funding … Continue reading

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March 30th 2015

U.S. EPA Announces Awards 14 Great Lakes Restoration Grants

Last Thursday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced 14 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants awarded to organizations in Wisconsin, Ohio, and Michigan. The grants total $17 million and are focused on improving Great Lakes water quality, reducing runoff, and preventing soil … Continue reading

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March 24th 2015

Action Alert: Urge Senators to Support Great Lakes Issues

Members of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force have released four letters to send to appropriators on a variety of important Great Lakes issues. The first letter urges appropriators to provide strong funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), … Continue reading

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March 17th 2015

House Republicans, Democrats Unite in Push to Restore Great Lakes Funding

In a strong show of bi-partisan support for federal Great Lakes restoration efforts, 51 Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives today sent a letter to key appropriators, urging them to fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at … Continue reading

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