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Great Lakes Commission awards $2.2 million under Great Lakes Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Program

Great Lakes Commission

(Sept. 9, 2019) The Great Lakes Commission announces $2.2 million in grants to reduce the runoff of sediment, nutrients, and other pollutants into the Great Lakes. This runoff has economic and environmental impacts and contributes to the formation of harmful algal blooms and dead zones in the lakes. Grant recipients will use the funding to install structural or engineered controls and annual practices that emphasize long-term sustainability to limit sediment or nutrient runoff. 

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USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service GLRI