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Progress and Promise: 21 Stories that Showcase Successful Great Lakes Restoration Projects

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Publication Date: January 2010

Publisher(s): Healing Our Waters -Great Lakes Coalition

Author(s): Kari Lydersen


Special Collection: The Joyce Foundation


Keywords: sewage contamination; water waster; pollution

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


“Progress and Promise” chronicles how communities have successfully worked to control sewage contamination, confront invasive species, clean up toxic pollution and restore wildlife habitat as part of Great Lakes restoration projects.

With this and its companion “Faces of Restoration” report, the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition sent a message to Congress that there is strong proof that the nation’s investment in Great Lakes restoration and economic recovery are paying off for the millions of people in the region—and around the nation—who depend on the Lakes for their jobs, health and way of life.