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Environmentalists Debate Financial Commitment Towards Great Lakes

Environmentalists Debate Financial Commitment Towards Great Lakes
September 14, 2012 GLNeditor
Hundreds of officials from the US and Canada attended the Great Lakes Commission in Cleveland (pic by Karen Schaefer)
Hundreds of officials from the US and Canada attended the Great Lakes Commission in Cleveland (pic by Karen Schaefer)

Hundreds of officials from the US and Canada attended the Great Lakes Commission in Cleveland (pic by Karen Schaefer)

By Karen Schaffer for ideastream®

This week, government agencies and non-profits from the U.S. and Canada have been meeting in Cleveland to discuss urgent priorities for restoring the Great Lakes. The two countries have just updated a 25-year old water quality agreement that adds new commitments to reduce nutrient pollution, curb invasive species, and help cities adapt to climate change. But as independent producer Karen Schaefer reports, environmentalists on both sides of the border are concerned that neither the U.S. nor Canada will spend what’s needed to implement the changes.

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