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October 26th 2009

Climate Change, National Parks and Water Infrastructure are on Congress’ Agenda

The National Parks are threatened by climate change – from contracting glaciers to flooded revered wetlands – management of our nation’s park lands will become increasingly difficult. After a significant panel found that the National Parks Service lacks the research … Continue reading

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August 27th 2009

Always Remember: What Goes Around Comes Around

The Great Lakes region has been plagued by an antiquated combined sewer system (CSOs) that has contributed greatly to the cost of cleaning up and restoring the Lakes. Recently, Duluth, Minn. has seen a 91 percent reduction in overflows into … Continue reading

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June 22nd 2009

Bills to hit the Floor

The Great Lakes $475 million and the State Revolving Fund and EPA spending bills are due to hit the floor of the US House this week as well as see a mark-up session in the US Senate tomorrow. A number … Continue reading

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February 24th 2009

Sutley Delivers Good News

It was difficult not to feel a little giddy when first hearing that President Barack Obama intends to make good on his campaign promise to protect and restore the Great Lakes. “President Obama and all of us in his Administration … Continue reading

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February 24th 2009

Gov. Quinn’s Advice for Great Lakes Day

Illinois newly minted Governor Pat Quinn – in Washington for the National Governor’s Association meeting – spoke to the members of the Great Lakes Commission yesterday. The Commission, that Gov. Quinn chairs, is also in Washington to urge Congress to … Continue reading

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