Saturday, September 03, 2011

EPA dedicates $6 million to restore Great Lakes, create jobs | The Rock River Times

CHICAGO — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Aug. 23 that the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) is setting aside approximately $6 million for federal agencies to sign up unemployed workers to implement restoration projects in federally-protected areas, on tribal lands and in Areas of Concern in the Great Lakes basin. EPA will fund individual projects up to $1 million. To qualify for funding, each proposed project must provide jobs for at least 20 unemployed people...

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