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New study shows restoring Great Lakes could also boost regional economy
Federal money now in the pipeline should be spent wisely
by WKSU's KAREN SCHAEFER


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Karen Schaefer
 
John Austin of the Brookings Institution says federal funding for Great Lakes restoration could provide a 2 to 1 payback in economic recovery as well. Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown (L) says the Senate will likely vote on a 475-million dollar funding package this fall
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A new study shows that federal funding to restore the Great Lakes could be as much about creating jobs as it is about cleaning up the environment.
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Brookings Institute: Healthy Waters, Strong Economy

US EPA: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

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