The Municipality of South Bruce welcomed a $775,000 contribution from the Nuclear Waste Management organization with a celebration on the weekend.
The Listowel Wingham Hospital Alliance will need at least 14 new doctors to cover anticipated retirements over the next five years.
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 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.
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 […]
The vision of a modern, fully-equipped medical clinic for the community of Teeswater is well on its way to becoming a reality, due to the efforts of volunteers and the generous spirit of local residents, Council, and corporate sponsors. A $519,000 contribution to support the development of the Teeswater Medical Centre was recently made through […]
The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) has provided a donation of $519,000 to the Municipality of South Bruce to be put towards the development of the Teeswater Medical Centre.
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,…
Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) today applauded a plan by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) to expand and accelerate activities to cleanup and restore Great Lakes Areas of Concern. The funding draws from the historic $1 billion investment in the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative included in the bipartisan Infrastructure…
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…
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,…
The grants cover four areas in the community.
The Living Wage, as listed by the United Way, is $17.55 per hour in Huron and Perth.
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