Tag Archives: presidential-candidates

October 17th 2008

Lower Water Levels = Bad Economy

Climate change scientists predict that Great Lakes water levels will continue to dive as the Earth’s atmosphere heats up. That’s not only bad news for shippers it is bad news for our national economy too. A recent Toledo Blade story, … Continue reading

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October 15th 2008

A Real Economic Recovery Package

If Boston is the cradle of American liberty then the Great Lakes region is surely the cradle of American ingenuity and it just happens to hold twenty percent of the world’s freshwater, and it is the second largest economy in … Continue reading

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September 23rd 2008

Compact Approved, Next Task: Restoration

Two-thirds of the US House approved the Great Lakes Compact this afternoon with a vote of 390 to 25. Hooray! So, what does it all mean? Of course, it means that the eight Great Lakes states have more control over … Continue reading

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September 16th 2008

A Step in the Right Direction

The Mid-West was abuzz this morning as news broke that democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama and his running mate Sen. Joe Biden released a plan to use the Executive Office to restore the Great Lakes. It is a constructive first … Continue reading

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July 16th 2008

Politics as Usual Threatens Our Great Lakes

Yikes! Rumor has it that Congress has decided to dash out of town for summer recess a week early – next week to be exact – July 25! This is grave news for the Great Lakes at a time when … Continue reading

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