New Report: Solving Region’s Sewage Crisis Will Create Jobs, Restore Great Lakes

New Report: Solving Region’s Sewage Crisis Will Create Jobs, Restore Great Lakes

Four decades after passage of the Clean Water Act, the Great Lakes are under siege from sewage contamination. The federal government’s chronic underfunding of America’s infrastructure has left Great Lakes communities facing a $23.3 billion shortfall to fix their waste and storm water infrastructure. Increasing federal funding will help the Great Lakes—and the eight-state regional economy.

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