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Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

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EPA Calls CMU Research ‘Critical’ To Great Lakes’ Health

Great Lakes research, restoration, conservation and the lakes’ economic impact highlighted discussions today at a symposium sponsored by Central Michigan University’s Institute for Great Lakes Research.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2014

State Sets Free Mercury Collection Program

The Evironmental Quality Co. is partnering with The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Mercury Collection Project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2013

Lake Michigan (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Advocates Ask Congress To Spare Great Lakes Funds

The effectiveness of a long-term plan to heal the ailing Great Lakes could be marred by federal spending cuts, which also could make it harder to cope with low water levels that threaten the region’s economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2013

Overall stress levels from environmental threats are indicated in this graphic, with blue the least stressed and red the most stressed areas. GLEAM photo.

Environmental Threat Map Highlights Great Lakes Restoration Challenges

A comprehensive map three years in the making is telling the story of humans’ impact on the Great Lakes, identifying how “environmental stressors” stretching from Minnesota to Ontario are shaping the future of an ecosystem that contains 20 percent of the world’s fresh water.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2012

EPA Gives $2.6M To Improve Great Lakes Beaches

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says more than $2.6 million in grants are being awarded to help improve water quality at Great Lakes beaches in Michigan and Wisconsin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

Lake Erie (istock)

$20M In Grants To Benefit Great Lakes

The government agency recently made a call for applications for the money, which will come from the Obama administration’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2012

EPA Grants Focus On Restoring Great Lakes Waterways

From better beach testing to controlling harmful algal blooms, a group of Michigan State University researchers has been awarded more than $3 million in federal grants focusing on restoring Great Lakes waterways. U.S. Sen. Debbie […]

09/26/2010

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