Great Lakes

Ohio Great Lakes to Host Marina Pollution Conference

Feb 18, 2018
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ALEX CRICHTON / WXXI

There are hundreds of marinas – and thousands of boats – spread across the Great Lakes. And that means there’s a lot of potential for pollution. 

Ohio and five other Great Lakes states have Clean Marina programs that aim to improve air and water quality. They teach marina owners how to prevent pollution.

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ANDY CHOW / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Healing Our Waters, a coalition of environmental groups involved in protecting the Great Lakes, says President Trump’s 2019 budget and infrastructure plan are both “dead on arrival."

Trump's 2019 Budget Would Slash Great Lakes Funding

Feb 13, 2018
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ALLIANCE FOR THE GREAT LAKES

President Trump’s 2019 budget outline proposes drastic cuts to Great Lakes funding again. But the region's political forces are vowing to fight back.

The Trump budget would cut Great Lakes funding by 90 percent -- to just $30 million.  The money is used for projects like cleaning up pollution, protecting wildlife and rebuilding wetlands.

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