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Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative #2

Apr 29, 2015 No Comments ›› admin

Overview The Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative (MRCTI) engages the mayors along the Mississippi River, to provide an influential voice for the waterway, dramatically increasing demand for effective river …

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Mississippi River Basin Program

Apr 15, 2015 No Comments ›› admin

Overview The Mississippi River Basin Program strengthens the policy foundation on which effective water resource protection and restoration occurs by engaging key stakeholders at multiple social, political and geographic scales …

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Great Lakes Washington Program

Apr 10, 2015 No Comments ›› admin

The Great Lakes are a world-class fresh-water resource shared by multiple nations, states, provinces, tribes, and local jurisdictions. At the U.S. federal level alone, 16 senators, 52 representatives, and more …

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Mar 26, 2015 No Comments ›› admin

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Mar 25, 2015 No Comments ›› admin

The NEMWI announced today……

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Great Ships Initiative

Oct 21, 2014 Comments Off on Great Ships Initiative admin

NEMWI’s Great Ships Initiative (GSI) fuses interests, expertise, and resources from the federal government, academic institutions, states, industry, environmental groups, cities, and ports in the United States and Canada to …

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Invasive Species Prevention

Oct 21, 2014 Comments Off on Invasive Species Prevention admin

In the wake of the Great Lakes outbreak of the fish pathogen Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia, there was concern the virus could spread via ships’ ballast water. NEMWI undertook research to …

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Toward Sustainable Water Information

Oct 21, 2014 Comments Off on Toward Sustainable Water Information admin

Intensive natural resource development in the NEMW region such as shale gas extraction and agriculture can threaten the Northeast Midwest region’s high-value water resources.   Both the potential economic benefits and …

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Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative

Oct 16, 2014 Comments Off on Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative admin

The Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative (MRCTI) was created to provide an influential voice for the Mississippi River, dramatically increasing demand for effective river protection, restoration, and management in …

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Revitalizing Older Cities

Oct 16, 2014 Comments Off on Revitalizing Older Cities admin

Many of the region’s historic cities – critical centers of industry, transportation, and American ingenuity – suffer from population decline, high unemployment, and low economic investment. NEMWI’s Revitalizing Older Cities Initiative …

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