Congress has approved a compromise spending bill allocating 300 million dollars to The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which faced the threat of cuts during last year's congressional budget battle.
A government report says the U.S. E-P-A should do more to make sure a Great Lakes cleanup program meets its goals.
The U.S. EPA has selected the members of the Great Lakes Advisory Board.
The Obama administration is making plans to continue the billion-dollar Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, although decisions about funding it will be made on a year-by-year basis.
Environmental activists say federal programs designed to protect