Yearly Archives: 2007

Great Lakes Commission hails WRDA veto override

The Great Lakes Commission is applauding Congress for overriding a presidential veto of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) today, thereby preserving authorizations for a variety of programs of crucial importance to the Great Lakes.

The Senate voted 79-14 today to overturn the veto, following a 361-54 vote in the ...   Read More »

Projects Sought to Address Persistent Toxic Substance Deposition to the Great Lakes

Pre-Proposals Due November 19th, 2007

Application materials at glc.org/projects/water-quality/glad/

The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) requests project proposals under its Great Lakes Air Deposition (GLAD) program. The purpose of the GLAD program is to safeguard the environment and human health from the adverse effects of atmospherically deposited toxic contaminants in the ...   Read More »

House subcommittee hears testimony on priorities for combating the introduction and spread of AIS from nonballast vectors

Stronger federal measures across the board are needed to protect the Great Lakes and other North American water resources against the threat of aquatic invasive species (AIS), a group of expert witnesses told a House Natural Resources subcommittee Thursday during testimony on Capitol Hill.

The hearing, before the Subcommittee on ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Basin Program grants suspended for 2007

It is with regret that the Great Lakes Commission announces that no conservation grants will be awarded this year under the Great Lakes Basin Program for Soil Erosion and Sediment Control, due to elimination of federal funding for the program.

Specific funding for the program was omitted from the 2007 ...   Read More »

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