- ‘Continue Great Lakes Restoration Initiative,’ Advocates Urge in New Paper
- Great Lakes Update from Washington, D.C.
- House supports Great Lakes restoration legislation – again!
- Clinton, Trump Campaigns Commit to Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at Candidate Forum
- Great Lakes Restoration Conference Opening Today in Sandusky, Ohio
Tag Archives: drinking water
June 14th 2016
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 readingComments Off on Watch: Great Lakes Mayors and City Officials Gather to Discuss Priorities
July 9th 2015
Sediment and nutrients are picked up by stormwater and washed into Michigan’s Little Traverse Bay. Sedimentation inundates aquatic wildlife habitats and reduces the ecosystem’s productivity by blocking out sunlight, while excessive nutrient levels promote bacterial growth and can result in … Continue readingComments Off on Little Traverse Bay Water Sees Reduction in Stormwater Impacts
August 8th 2014
In case you missed this past week in Great Lake conservation news: Efforts to address Toledo’s drinking water situation continue. The New York Times details some of the causes and history behind the harmful algal bloom outbreak. WKSU examines some … Continue readingComments Off on Weekly News Roundup: Harmful Algal Blooms and More
May 4th 2010
U.S. Rep. James Oberstar (D-Minn.) has been Congressman for more than 40 years. During his expansive political career he has been a leader in helping to pass laws to protect the nation’s waterways. Recently, Rep. Oberstar introduced America’s Commitment to … Continue readingComments Off on If anyone knows the Clean Water Act, it is Rep. Oberstar
April 21st 2010
More than 66 percent of Great Lakes wetlands have been filled in or destroyed, Ohio has lost 90 percent of her wetlands, and wetlands provide an essential ingredient in clean water and great lakes restoration. Today, Minnesota Rep. Jim Oberstar … Continue readingComments Off on House Bill Would Bring Restoration and Economic Recovery to the Great Lakes