- ‘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
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December 17th 2013
An $8 million project funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative re-established the natural channel of a northern Michigan creek, which for years carried mercury from underground mines to a nearby lake in the Lake Superior watershed. The restoration of … Continue readingComments Off on Project curbs mercury polllution in Lake Superior basin
September 11th 2013
Attendees at the 9th Annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference in Milwaukee were treated to one of the most inspiring speeches in the event’s history. Will Allen, the founder and CEO of a Milwaukee-based nonprofit organization called Growing Power, gave a … Continue readingComments Off on ‘Good food’ crusader fires up Great Lakes advocates
September 10th 2013
In its first four years, the federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative has funded the removal of more than 1-million cubic yards of toxic mud from polluted harbors, restored more than 90,000 acres of wetlands in the basin and cleared 800 … Continue readingComments Off on Conference fuels debate about success of GLRI
September 10th 2013
The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District’s campaign to end all sewer overflows into Lake Michigan by 2035 has encountered a daunting obstacle: Climate change. Milwaukee is one of many Great Lakes cities that rely on combined sewer systems, which collect and … Continue readingComments Off on Milwaukee leads on climate change adaptation
September 4th 2013
Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funds were used to add 297 acres of land to the David M. Roderick Wildlife Reserve, located on the Lake Erie shoreline in northern Pennsylvania. Read more here.Comments Off on Land buys expand wildlife reserve along Lake Erie