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EPA approves money for Great Lakes projects

The Associated Press Federal officials will divide about $161 million among 270 projects designed to improve the Great Lakes environment. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, it picked the winners from about 1,000 applicants. Projects include restoring wetlands and other ...

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Activists promise fight for more Great Lakes money (11:38 a.m. 2/3/10)

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Activists say they’re dissatisfied with President Barack Obama’s spending plan for Great Lakes cleanup and will ask Congress for more money. Obama successfully requested $475 million for the Great ...

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EPA seeks public’s input on Great Lakes cleanup

John Flesher AP Environmental Writer Traverse City, MI — Federal officials are preparing for a series of public meetings to discuss President Barack Obama’s initiative to restore the Great Lakes, an ecosystem battered by invasive species, toxic pollution and other ...

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