What's New Riverkeeper to begin $4.7M restoration project along Buffalo River Buffalo Business First (9/29) New federal funding is on its way to continue restoration of the Buffalo River and put it on track to come off a list of toxic hotspots around the Great Lakes. Plans call for Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper to work with the Great Lakes Commission to design and implement restoration work over the next three years.
Higgins secures $4.7 million to restore Buffalo River habitat The Buffalo News (9/29) Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo, and representatives from Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper, the Great Lakes Commission and N.Y. Dept. of Environmental Conservation announced $4.7 million in funding that will be used to restore the Buffalo River shoreline and wildlife habitat.
Ohio officials earmark money to reduce Lake Erie algae threat WOSU – Columbus, OH (9/29) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it has a plan to improve water quality in Lake Erie and other Great Lakes. The announcement comes in the wake of a crisis in Toledo where water supply was turned off temporarily for a half-million residents when toxic algae bloomed.
Want to help the Great Lakes? Change your soap Detroit Free Press (9/18) Your nightly beauty routine might be adding to plastic pollution in the Great Lakes, and environmentalists are ramping up efforts to try to get you to change the products you use.
Pavlov addresses Canadian panel on nuclear waste dump The Voice (9/18) Mich. Sen. Phil Pavlov addressed the Joint Review Panel for the Deep Geologic Repository for Low and Intermediate Nuclear Waste. The panel is charged with deciding whether or not to recommend the building of a nuclear waste dump near Lake Huron in Kincardine, Ont.
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Great Lakes Pollution Prevention Roundtable Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources Supports pollution prevention through information sharing, issue discussion and program development among member organizations.
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