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Great Lakes Commission releases annual federal appropriations priorities, highlights need for collaboration

For immediate release: February 25, 2015  |   Download News Release PDF

Washington, D.C. – New strategies for addressing large-scale problems like nutrient pollution were highlighted at the Semiannual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission, which concluded today in Washington, D.C.

Congressman David Joyce (R-Ohio), in addressing the Commission ...   Read More »

2015 Great Lakes Commission Legislative Priorities

Priorities for Sustaining Great Lakes Restoration and Economic Revitalization

Download PDF  | Published February 2015

The Great Lakes are a vital environmental and economic asset for the eight states and two provinces of the Great Lakes region. With 90 percent of our nation’s supply of fresh surface water, the Great ...   Read More »

2015 Great Lakes Regional Priorities

Priorities for Great Lakes Restoration and Economic Revitalization

Download PDF  |  Published February 2015

This document outlines the near-term priorities for the Great Lakes as identified by an alliance that includes the Great Lakes Commission, the mayors of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, the Healing Our ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Commission welcomes legislation aimed at protecting the Great Lakes from Asian carp

For immediate release: December 12, 2014  |   Download PDF

Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission supports legislation introduced yesterday by Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.) and Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), supported by a bipartisan group of members of Congress, that would reduce the risk of Asian carp ...   Read More »

Regional groups support congressional action authorizing Great Lakes restoration

Download  HR 5764 – GLRI Group Letter – December 2014

Seven regional Great Lakes groups weighed in today with the Great Lakes congressional delegation in support of legislation being considered this week that formally authorizes funding for a comprehensive restoration program for the Great Lakes.  The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative ...   Read More »

Position available: Director of Information Strategy / Chief Information Officer

Application deadline: December 12, 2014   |    Download PDF

The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) seeks a proven leader in strategy, management and deployment of information technologies. The Director of Information Strategy will join the senior leadership team of the GLC and bring to the position a proven record of strategic ...   Read More »

New funding to accelerate restoration of Muskegon’s Veterans Memorial Park

For immediate release: November 11, 2014  |   Download News Release PDF  |   Download Fact Sheet PDF

 

Collective effort is restoring “Michigan’s most beautiful mile”

Muskegon, Mich. – After years of decline, new funding will support the efforts of federal, state and local agencies, veterans groups, and ...   Read More »

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