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.
An ongoing effort to protect coast land along the Great Lakes is expanding to Michigan’s West Coast. Read the article.
Coastal erosion projected to cost the Great Lakes $2 billion over the next 5 years, due to climate change. View the video.
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.
Jonathan Altenberg, the president of a binational coalition of U.S. and Canadian mayors working to protect the Great Lakes, spoke with WCCO-TV’s Erin Hassanzadeh about specific ways the bodies of water are threatened by climate change. View the video.
More than 135 mayors and local officials in Canada and the United States are working together to protect and restore the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River. Listen to the interview. Belleville, ON, Canada / Quinte News Mary Thomas Nov 27, 2021 | 6:35 AM
By: Star Tribune – DULUTH — Duluth Mayor Emily Larson wants to make the most of the billions of dollars Minnesota is expected to get to address water infrastructure and other issues as part of the new federal money headed to the state. Read the article.
By wwdmag.com | The Build Back Better legislation currently provides funding for key priorities for Great Lakes cities With the successful passage of the Infrastructure bill, the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative is now urging Congress to take immediate action on the Build Back Better reconciliation package. “While the infrastructure bill will… Read More about “The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Applauds Passage of the Infrastructure Bill”
CHICAGO – Wisconsin will see $1 billion in water infrastructure, resiliency and water equity funding, as part of the historic Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the largest long-term investment in U.S. infrastructure in nearly a century. Read article.
BY HANNAH NORTHEY | 09/29/2021 01:29 PM EDT This 2016 file photo shows signs around the West Calumet Housing Complex in East Chicago, Ind. The mayor ordered the evacuation of the 40-year-old public housing complex because of severe lead contamination.John J. Watkins/The Times via AP, File GREENWIRE | A first-of-its-kind national study… Read More about “Nationwide tests find lead in more than half of U.S. children”