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CHICAGO, IL, June 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ – The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative was pleased to host Mayor Brandon Johnson of Chicago at its 20th anniversary Annual General Meeting today, where he continued to outline his vision for climate action and environmental justice. Read article.
Most communities in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Basin will spend up to $10 million over the coming years to protect their coastlinesLeave a Comment
CHICAGO, May 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ – The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative's most recent annual survey of cities, villages and other local jurisdictions in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Basin shows that the majority of communities will spend an additional $1 million to $10 million between now and 2026 to make their coasts more resilient. Most respondents spent at least $500,000 over the last two years to mitigate hazards impacting their coastlines. Read article.
Cities Initiative Launches Richard M. Daley Water Equity Award to Provide Support to Disadvantaged CommunitiesLeave a Comment
CHICAGO, IL, May 8, 2023 -The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative is proud to announce the creation of the Richard M. Daley Water Equity Award, which will help provide support to disadvantaged communities who are working to remove lead lines and modernize water infrastructure.Leave a Comment
Summit highlighted importance of Great Lakes, St. Lawrence River to Canada’s economy, quality of life – Read the article.
Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative announces new coastal protection programs for MichiganLeave a Comment
The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative announced on Thursday that it will expand its Resilient Coastal Projects Initiative to include shoreline in West Michigan, from St. Joseph to Petoskey. Read the article.Leave a Comment
An ongoing effort to protect coast land along the Great Lakes is expanding to Michigan’s West Coast. Read the article.Leave a Comment
Coastal erosion projected to cost the Great Lakes $2 billion over the next 5 years, due to climate change. View the video.Leave a Comment
On Earth Day, Jonathan Altenberg, the executive director for The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative joins WGN News at 4 to discuss initiatives to save the long-term viability of the Great Lakes. View the video.