Yearly Archives: 2008

Federal funding for Great Lakes-St. Lawrence restoration lags far behind local investment, new report finds

Report Estimates $15 billion in Local Spending as Officials Warn Feds That Continued Funding Shortages Will Jeopardize the Future of the Resource

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 27) — A report released today by the Great Lakes Commission and the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative (Cities Initiative) and funded by ...   Read More »

Ballast water, wetlands, clean water among top Congressional priorities of the Great Lakes Commission

In unveiling its FY2009 federal legislative priorities today, the Great Lakes Commission is urging Congress and the administration to join Great Lakes states, cities, Tribal governments, industry, environmental organizations and others by increasing federal investment in the Great Lakes.

At the top of the list: legislation to curb the introduction ...   Read More »

Online Model Predicts Chemical Behaviors in the Great Lakes Environment

Syracuse Research Corporation (SRC) has produced an online, interactive modeling application for predicting the fate of chemicals within the Great Lakes environment. The project, led by Dr. Mario Citra of SRC, set out to produce an easy-to-use application that would allow users to determine several important factors relating to how ...   Read More »

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