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June 1st 2010

EPA Names Finalists for $160 Million to Advance Great Lakes Restoration, Economic Recovery

Coalition urges U.S. Congress to continue to fund program at $475 million to create jobs, restore Lakes, and lay foundation for long-term prosperity ANN ARBOR, MICH. (June 1, 2010)—The EPA today announced preliminary grant awards to restore the Great Lakes … Continue reading

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February 13th 2009

The Great Lakes: An Economic Super Region

Last winter, a group of people came to Washington – people who usually compete with one another to draw business to their cities – people who left the Capital united and committed to working together to bring back the Great … Continue reading

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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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