Coalition Meeting with Congress to Rally Support for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
With shorelines on Lake Michigan, Indiana has a vested interest in keeping the Great Lakes clean. Today and tomorrow, a coalition representing business, industry, and environmental organizations meets with members of Congress to rally support for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The Trump administration wants to cut funding for the initiative by 90 percent. Chris Danou of the group Gathering Waters says there’s a lot at risk if that happens, and describes some of the initiative’s work. In total, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative has funded more than 35-hundred projects across the Great Lakes region.
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