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Tipoffs for Buffalo, New York (Lake Erie) Newsletter for Sunday July 28, 2019 ( 13 items )  

Environmental Law & Policy Center Issues Statement on Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding
CHICAGO, Illinois, July 26 -- The Environmental Law and Policy Center issued the following statement by Executive Director Howard A. Learner: "The Environmental Law & Policy Center commends bipartisan Congress leaders for taking a big step forward to reauthorize and increase funding for the successful Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). The Great Lakes is where we live, work and play. Protecting safe clean drinking water, healthy fisheries and enjoyable outdoor recreation for all is not  more

Fisheries & Oceans Canada: Ministers Wilkinson, Gould Focus on Great Lakes Protection at Burlington's Canada Centre for Inland Waters
BURLINGTON, Ontario, July 25 -- Fisheries and Oceans Canada issued the following news release: Today, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and Minister of Democratic Institutions and Member of Parliament for Burlington, Karina Gould visited the Canada Centre for Inland Waters and the CCGS Limnos. During the visit, they received updates on a number of DFO science and operational programs conducted at these world class research labs an  more

Kaptur, Joyce, Stabenow, Portman, Baldwin Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Renew, Expand Funding for Great Lakes
WASHINGTON, July 26 -- Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, Co-Chairs of the House Great Lakes Task Force Representatives Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) and David Joyce (R-OH), alongside Senate Great Lakes Task Force Co-Chairs U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Rob Portman (R-OH), and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), introduced bipartisan legislation to reauthorize and expand funding for the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019 will reauthorize the Great  more

National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame: 775 Colleges and Universities Now Offering Football
IRVING, Texas, July 23 -- The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame issued the following news release: The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) highlighted today that four college football teams will take the field for the first time this season. Including the seven other colleges and universities that will take the field in the coming seasons, the number of schools among all NCAA divisions, the NAIA and independents offering football currently stands at 775  more

New York Gov. Cuomo Announces Over $2 Million in Funding to Help New York Farms Address Impacts of Climate Change
ALBANY, New York, July 26 -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D-New York, issued the following news release: * * * - Awards to Help 24 Farms Reduce Their Environmental Impact and Recover from Extreme Weather Events - Fourth Round of Grants Supported by the Environmental Protection Fund in 2019-2020 NYS Budget * * * Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $2.3 million will be awarded to 24 farms across the state through the Climate Resilient Farming Grant Program. Launched by the Governor in 2015, the pr  more

Portman, Stabenow, Joyce, Kaptur Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Renew, Expand Funding for the Great Lakes
WASHINGTON, July 26 -- Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), Co-Chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Co-Chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, Congressman David Joyce (R-OH), member of the House Great Lakes Task Force, and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Co-Chair of the House Great Lakes Task Force, today introduced bipartisan legislation to reauthorize and expand funding for the Great La  more

Rep. Fudge: Bipartisan Ohio Delegation Leads Bicameral Effort to Preserve Great Lakes
WASHINGTON, July 26 -- Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: * * * - Introduces bill to reauthorize and increase funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative * * * This week, Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge joined a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers to introduce the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2019. The group consisted of more than 50 Members of Congress, including the Ohio Delegation - Reps. Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), Dave Joyce (OH-1  more

Rep. Joyce: Bipartisan Ohio Delegation Leads Bicameral Effort to Preserve Great Lakes
WASHINGTON, July 26 -- Rep. David Joyce, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: This week, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers introduced the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2019, legislation that would reauthorize the GLRI for another five years and increase authorized funding for the program from $300 million annually to $475 million annually by fiscal year 2026. The GLRI Act of 2019 (H.R. 4031) was introduced by 13 Senators and 40 Representatives, including Ohio's  more

Rep. Kaptur Issues Statement on $9 Million Federal Funds to Stabilize Cuyahoga River's Irishtown Bend
WASHINGTON, July 22 -- Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, chair of the House Appropriations subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, issued the following statement after it was announced that the Transportation Department will award $9 million in federal funds under the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America Grant program to the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency to stabilize the Cuyahoga River's Irishtown Bend: The federal funding comes in addition to a $3.5 million investment pledged by   more

Rep. Ryan: Bipartisan Ohio Delegation Leads Bicameral Effort to Preserve Great Lakes
WASHINGTON, July 26 -- Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: * * * - Introduces bill to reauthorize and increase funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative * * * This week, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers introduced the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2019, legislation that would reauthorize the GLRI for another five years and increase authorized funding for the program from $300 million annually to $475 million annually by fiscal year   more

Sen. Brown: Bipartisan Ohio Delegation Leads Bicameral Effort to Preserve the Great Lakes
WASHINGTON, July 26 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: * * * - Introduces bill to reauthorize and increase funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative * * * This week, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers introduced the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2019, legislation that would reauthorize the GLRI for another five years and increase authorized funding for the program from $300 million annually to $475 million annually by fiscal   more

Stabenow, Portman, Baldwin, Joyce, Kaptur Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Renew and Expand Funding for Great Lakes
WASHINGTON, July 26 -- Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), co-Chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), co-Chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), member of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, Congressman David Joyce (R-OH), member of the House Great Lakes Task Force, and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), co-Chair of the House Great Lakes Task Force, to  more

University of Toledo: Drones Monitoring Algal Blooms Capture High-Quality, Low-Cost Data to Protect Drinking Water, Swimmer Safety
TOLEDO, Ohio, July 24 [TNSscienceresearch] -- The University of Toledo issued the following news release: Low-flying eyes in the sky are improving the accuracy of water quality assessments in the Great Lakes and the rivers that flow into them. A new study at The University of Toledo finds drones armed with sensors are useful tools in the fight against harmful algal blooms, particularly for monitoring key spots within Lake Erie, such as near drinking water inlets and off the shore of public bea  more