Tag Archives: Great Lakes Fishery Commission

September 8th 2017

Washington Update: Funding Discussions Continue in House and Senate

Debate on an eight-bill funding package continued late into the night as the U.S. House plowed through 68 amendments to the large funding bill.  The House continues debate on the remaining 156 amendments today.  The House won’t wrap up the … 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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March 24th 2015

Action Alert: Urge Senators to Support Great Lakes Issues

Members of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force have released four letters to send to appropriators on a variety of important Great Lakes issues. The first letter urges appropriators to provide strong funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), … Continue reading

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September 6th 2013

Groups Urge Officials to Restore Funding for Great Lakes, Sewage Infrastructure

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (September 5, 2013) – A coalition of Great Lakes states, municipalities, tribes, businesses, industries, and conservation groups is urging Congress to restore funding to programs to heal the Great Lakes. In a letter released today, the groups … Continue reading

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June 9th 2013

New sea lamprey barrier protects Lake Ontario fishery

A new sea lamprey barrier in New York’s Orwell Brook will reduce the number of those deadly invaders in Lake Ontario and decrease the use of chemical lampricides, lowering the cost of controlling the sea lamprey population. A single female lamprey … Continue reading

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