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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 »

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 »

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