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New York Should Invest in its Ocean and Great Lakes

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New York State is currently in the middle of its budget negotiations (read: battle) and Governor Cuomo has put forth his proposal. He has thirty days to make amendments and then the Senate and Assembly will put forth their versions.  After the requisite back-and-forth, a final budget will be approved by the Legislature and signed […]

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Great News for the Great Lakes!

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In what could fairly be called a tumultuous federal budget process, we are pleased to report that despite the ongoing dysfunction in Washington, D.C., there comes great news for the Great Lakes.  The House of Representatives and U.S. Senate on Monday night (January 13, 2014) released a $1.012 trillion compromise on a 2014 spending bill that would restore funding […]

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Shape the Future of Great Lakes Restoration

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Since it’s inception in 2010, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) has proved to be the shot in the arm that is needed to help bring the Great Lakes back from the tipping point of ecological collapse.  With more than a billion dollars invested through the GLRI, the program has been successful in cleaning up toxic hot spots, […]

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Don’t Let the Great Lakes Get Pushed Off the Fiscal Cliff!

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If you are like me, you are so sick and tired of hearing about the looming “fiscal cliff” that you wish you could just push Congress over the (fiscal) cliff and be done with the whole thing.  If only it were that easy. Without getting into too many of the finer (AKA painful) details, here […]

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