newark advocate - may 6
One of the benefits of electing a president with an ecological agenda who has lived in a Great Lakes state is the commitment to lakes restoration in the 2010 budget that Congress approved Wednesday.
Emerging intact was President Barack Obama's promise to upgrade the health of the planet's largest group of freshwater lakes. The president has put the first-year price tag at $475 million. Now, it's up to legislators to follow through with appropriations for a project vital to the well-being of our region's most precious resource.