US and Canada release 2019 Great Lakes report

June 9th, 2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) recently released the 2019 State of the Great Lakes (SOGL) report, which provides an overview of the status and trends of the Great Lakes ecosystem. “The Great Lakes is home to one of the world’s greatest bodies of fresh water and while […]

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Great Lakes program would get $300M under budget compromise

February 15th, 2016

The Associated Press reports a wide-ranging Great Lakes cleanup program would escape a presidential funding cut under a compromise federal spending plan. President Obama established the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in 2009 to make progress on some of the freshwater seas' biggest environmental problems, including invasive species, industrial pollution, loss of wildlife habitat and nutrient […]

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