Mich. — Michigan U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Carl
Levin have announced $488,000 in funding for a regional
partnership to restore habitat in the Great Lakes.
Great Lakes Commission will lead the initiative and work
with state and local agencies on the habitat
$488,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration will pay for the work.
Democratic lawmakers are members of the Great Lakes Task
Force. They led an effort to pass the Great Lakes
Restoration Initiative, which aims to restore and
preserve the Great Lakes by combating toxins, invasive
species and other factors detrimental to the habitat's