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Great Lakes language included in federal water bill

Critical language requiring that the Great Lakes be viewed as a “system” was included in the new Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) bill released Wednesday by Congressman Bill Shuster (R-PA-9), House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure, chairman, and Congressman Bob Gibbs (R-OH-7) a subcommittee chairman.

The Greater Cleveland Partnership Advocacy Team worked closely with the Congressmen to have this language placed in the bill. Read more.