Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

EPA Calls CMU Research 'Critical' To Great Lakes' HealthGreat 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.
State Sets Free Mercury Collection ProgramThe Evironmental Quality Co. is partnering with The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Mercury Collection Project.
Advocates Ask Congress To Spare Great Lakes FundsThe 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.
Environmental Threat Map Highlights Great Lakes Restoration ChallengesA 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.
EPA Gives $2.6M To Improve Great Lakes BeachesThe 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.
$20M In Grants To Benefit Great LakesThe government agency recently made a call for applications for the money, which will come from the Obama administration's Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
EPA Grants Focus On Restoring Great Lakes Waterways