Despite 2012 algae break feds invest in longterm Great Lakes controls

Great Lakes Echo: Is it a political risk for an administration to spend nearly $6 million during an election year on a near-shore issue that was practically non-existent that same summer? Not when that issue is Great Lakes algae. The Obama administration spread about half that sum, or $3 million, among seven Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant recipients in Ohio and nearly as much to four in Michigan, mostly for nutrient-reduction projects aimed to help reduce algae. The administration’s support for addressing......

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