Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

The U.S. House has voted to extend for an additional five years the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

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For the third consecutive year, President Obama's federal budget proposal cuts funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. 

Congress has approved legislation to continue the fight against toxic algae and other problems in the Great Lakes. 

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.

Great Lakes Advisory Board Members Selected

Mar 15, 2013

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