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June 21st 2016

Public Comment on EPA’s Environmental Justice Strategy Open until July 7

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which oversees Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding and allocations, is taking public comment for their Environmental Justice Strategy, EJ 2020. You can read the proposed strategy here. The public comment period is open through July … Continue reading

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June 14th 2016

Watch: Great Lakes Mayors and City Officials Gather to Discuss Priorities

Thursday and Friday of this week, the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative members will gather in Buffalo, N.Y. to hold their annual meeting. Mayors and city officials from around the region will come together to discuss shared priorities … Continue reading

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August 26th 2015

Public Engagement Webinars on the Great Lakes to be held in Early September

Starting next week,┬áthe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Environment Canada will be hosting five webinars aimed at engaging people around the five Great Lakes. If you live in the Great Lakes basin and have an opinion about the threats to … Continue reading

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August 21st 2015

U.S. EPA and Environment Canada to hold Public Engagement Webinars on the Health of the Great Lakes

In early September the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Environment Canada will be hosting five webinars aimed at engaging people around the five Great Lakes. This public engagement is taking place thanks to the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, which … Continue reading

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July 28th 2015

EPA’s Davis Honored For Instrumental Role in GLRI

The Great Lakes Fishery Commission honored Cameron Davis, the Senior Advisor to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, for his decades of work to preserve and protect the Great Lakes. Davis was given the C.D. “Buzz” Besadny Award for Fostering … Continue reading

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