Tag Archives: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

January 20th 2016

Committee to Consider Important Great Lakes Bill

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (January 20, 2016)—A U.S. Senate committee today is considering a bill that is an integral piece of federal Great Lakes restoration efforts. The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2015, which is being debated today at 10 a.m. … Continue reading

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December 16th 2015

Federal Budget Advances Key Great Lakes Priorities, Will Benefit Millions of People

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (December 16, 2015)—The U.S. House and Senate last night released the 2016 federal omnibus budget, which advances several Great Lakes priorities to protect clean drinking water, keep beaches open, and restore fish and wildlife habitat that are … Continue reading

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December 8th 2015

Funding Opportunity: Habitat Restoration Partnerships at U.S. Areas of Concern

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced a funding opportunity for habitat restoration work in Great Lakes Areas of Concern. The funding is available for multi-year partnerships that applicant groups would form with NOAA to work on Great Lakes … Continue reading

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November 23rd 2015

Habitat Restoration Complete in Chambers Grove Park in Duluth, Minn

On Friday, Susan Hedman, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator, gathered with Representative Rick Nolan (D-Minn) and Duluth Mayor Don Ness to announce the completion of the Chambers Grove Park habitat restoration project. The area is part of the St. Louis … Continue reading

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October 1st 2015

Great Lakes Restoration Success Needs to Continue

By Todd Ambs Chicago residents recently celebrated the opening of a 40-acre nature preserve on Northerly Island. The former airfield now offers people opportunities to hike, bike, and even camp downtown, on the shores of Lake Michigan. The park, which … Continue reading

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