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Great Lakes Commission awards $1.55 million to reduce runoff into Great Lakes

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Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) announced that it will award $1.55 million in grants to reduce the runoff of sediment, nutrients and other pollutants into the Great Lakes through the Great Lakes Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Program.

This program provides competitive grants to local, state and tribal governments and nonprofit organizations to install erosion and nutrient control practices in the Great Lakes basin. The 2020 projects generally focus on long-term sediment and nutrient management through engagement with the agricultural community, streambank restoration, and green infrastructure.

Funding for the Great Lakes Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Program is provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture – Natural Resources Conservation Service under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI).

Read the full GLC news release 

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service GLRI