LSProject: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg -Photo by pacolyptic via Flickr
The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg -Photo by pacolyptic via Flickr

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When we started the Lake Superior Project at the beginning of 2012, one of the most common subjects to come up besides issues facing the lake was funding for restoration projects. In 2009, President Obama established the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, allocating $475 million to projects around restoring the health of the Great Lakes. It's hard to find a project around Lake Superior health that isn't connected to the GLRI in some way. In this edition of the Lake Superior Project, we speak with Cameron Davis, senior advisor to the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Great Lakes issues, about the GLRI and the latest news that the White House has committed to another five years of funding for the Initiative.


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