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drinking water news roundup 3m invested in illinois water system coal ash rule means safer water in indiana

Drinking Water News Roundup: $3M invested in Illinois water system, coal ash rule means safer water in Indiana

Drinking Water News Roundup: $3M invested in Illinois water system, coal ash rule means safer water in Indiana

From lead pipes to PFAS, drinking water contamination is a major issue plaguing cities and towns all around the Great Lakes. Cleaning up contaminants and providing safe water to everyone is an ongoing public health struggle.

Keep up with drinking water-related developments in the Great Lakes area.

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Illinois:

  • Illinois American Water Announces Investment of Over $3 Million in Sterling Water System During National Infrastructure Week – Business Wire

Illinois American Water is investing over $3 million to replace over 8,600 feet or 1.6 miles of water main throughout the Sterling Water System.

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Municipality of Kincardine grants $67,500 to local non-profits

The Municipality of Kincardine has selected 29 local non-profit organizations to receive Community Investment Grants in 2022. The grants help fund projects which positively impact quality of life in the area, including those involved with arts, culture, heritage, sports, recreation, social, health, environment, and tourism. Almost $60,000 was provided in 2021 through the Community Investment […]

regional organizations release annual joint priorities for the great lakes

Regional organizations release annual joint priorities for the Great Lakes

Ann Arbor, Mich. – In advance of Great Lakes Day events next week, a binational coalition of regional agencies, legislators, local communities, tribes, and business, maritime and environmental groups today released shared priorities for restoring the Great Lakes and supporting the region’s economy. Great Lakes Day, which will take place virtually on Wednesday, March 2,…

infrastructure bill has important environmental provisions

Infrastructure bill has important environmental provisions

While many local residents might be particularly interested in the Great Lakes program,the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act also has money to restore the environment in other areas of the U.S., plant many new trees and deal with global warming by capturing carbon from the atmosphere. Read the full story by the Sandusky Register. Read…

great lakes commission applauds historic bipartisan infrastructure investment

Great Lakes Commission applauds historic bipartisan infrastructure investment

Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) today applauded Congress and the Biden Administration for enacting the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The bipartisan infrastructure legislation includes significant investments in key Great Lakes priorities, including $1 billion in funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, $55 billion for drinking water and wastewater projects,…

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