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November 22nd 2017

Senate Interior Bill Maintains Great Lakes Funding

Bill also cuts agency funding, rolls back Clean Water Act protections WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 21, 2017)—Today the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Appropriations released its funding bill for the Department of the Interior, EPA, and other related agencies. The bill provides: … Continue reading

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July 31st 2017

Weekly News Roundup: Toxic Dredged Materials, Line 5 Safety, and More

In case you missed them, here were some of the Great Lakes restoration stories that made news last week:   mLive reports that a bipartisan group of Michigan lawmakers are urging the U.S. Department of Commerce to maintain the size … Continue reading

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April 29th 2009

The First One Hundred

Has it been 100 days already? It sure has and President Barack Obama has come through on many of his Great Lakes promises. Let’s see, he has set aside millions for a Great Lakes Interagency Restoration Initiative, hired Great Lakes … Continue reading

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March 12th 2009

House Triples Authorization for Great Lakes Toxic Clean-up in Bill

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (March 12, 2009) – On the heels of President Obama’s announcement of an unprecedented $475 million Great Lakes restoration fund in his budget, the U.S. House of Representatives today passed a bill that triples the authorization from … Continue reading

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