Industry, Tribal, Regulatory, Environmental Stakeholders Lay Out Vision

By Danielle Kaeding, WPR

A mix of industry, tribal, regulatory and environmental stakeholders have released a white paper listing a dozen recommendations for the future of a federal Great Lakes cleanup program.

Suggestions include continuing work to clean up areas of concern under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, as well as creating a more stable, minimum level of funding.

More than $2 billion has been spent cleaning up toxic hotspots along the Great Lakes over the last six years. A white paper produced by Northland College states stakeholders believe it needs a long-term funding commitment. For full story.

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