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Lake Sturgeon Monitoring in Lower Niagara River Ensures Helps Fish Recover

February 25, 2020

State-of-the-art monitoring technology ensures stable, healthy population growth and recovery for threatened lake sturgeon.

Wetland Restoration Reduces Stormwater Runoff, Improves Water Quality

February 25, 2020

Restoring 9 acres of wetlands in Michigan City, Ind., is preventing 37.5 million gallons of polluted urban runoff from flowing into a local creek and ultimately, Lake Michigan.

Streambank Restoration at Petrifying Springs Park Improves Water Quality, Restores Native Species

February 25, 2020

Planting native vegetation along the Pike River and restoring an adjacent wetland is reducing erosion, preventing storm runoff, and providing a home for fish and other native species.

Griswold Creek Restoration Restores Floodplain, Reduces Erosion, and Improves Native Plant Diversity

February 25, 2020

The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative has helped reconnect the Griswold Creek in Chesterland, OH, to its natural floodplain, reducing erosion and improving habitat.

Duluth Slip Project Caps 150,000 Cubic Yards of Contaminated Riverbed

February 25, 2020

Capping contaminated soil in the St. Louis River and harbor to Lake Superior prevents toxic pollution from spreading and harming fish, wildlife, and people.

Press Briefing: Trump Budget Undermines Drinking Water, Great Lakes Priorities

February 12, 2020

Great Lakes advocates decried President Trump’s 2020 budget, pointing to drastic cuts to programs that support drinking water infrastructure, wastewater infrastructure, the Environmental Protection Agency, research, and more.

Trump Budget Undermines Efforts to Protect Drinking Water, Great Lakes

February 10, 2020

The Trump Administration’s proposed 2020 budget, released today, supports the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, but undermines these proposed investments by substantially cutting core clean water and drinking water programs elsewhere in the budget.

House Vote Paves Way for Boost to Great Lakes Funding

February 6, 2020

In a major victory for clean water advocates, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019.

Coalition Thanks Bi-Partisan Group of Senators for Making Great Lakes a Priority

January 27, 2020

Today the U.S. Senate Great Lakes Task Force sent a letter to the Trump Administration, urging it to fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at no less than $320 million.