Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

Satellite image of Great Lakes
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Michigan's U.S. senators are seeking more federal funding to continue a wide-ranging Great Lakes cleanup program.

Satellite image of Great Lakes
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Governors of five states oppose President Donald Trump's call for a 90 percent spending cut for a Great Lakes cleanup program.

Lake Michigan
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A newly released analysis says a federal Great Lakes cleanup program is good for the region's economy.

President Donald Trump has gotten nowhere in his push to kill federal support for cleaning up some of the nation's most prized waterways, as the U.S. House decided Thursday to keep funding at current levels — and in some cases, boost it.

Sand Dunes
Amanda Barberena

A wide-ranging Great Lakes cleanup program would receive $300 million next year under a spending bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee.