Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
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.
The Evironmental Quality Co. is partnering with The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Mercury Collection Project.
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.
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.
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.
The government agency recently made a call for applications for the money, which will come from the Obama administration’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
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 […]