Waterborne Trade & Environment / Invasive Species

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For almost two decades, the Northeast-Midwest Institute has been a leading source of policy, scientific, and technological innovation to advance “clean trade” in the Northeast-Midwest region and beyond, especially through the prevention and management of aquatic …

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Manufacturing and Workforce

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The Northeast-Midwest region was once the industrial heart of the nation and manufacturing remains an important sector of its economy. Global competition has reduced the number of manufacturing jobs in …

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Energy

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Northeastern and Midwestern states lack abundant supplies of oil and natural gas and their residents typically pay higher energy prices than those in energy-producing states.  As a result, the development …

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Brownfields

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One consequence of being the nation’s historic industrial heartland is that the Northeast-Midwest region suffers disproportionately from vacant contaminated properties, or brownfields.  The Institute has been at the forefront of …

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Agriculture and Food

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Agriculture, the Northeast-Midwest region’s largest single industry, contributes tens of billions of dollars in revenue to our economy each year (and billions more in total economic impact) and it has …

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Revitalizing Older Cities Congressional Task Force

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History Members of Congress sharing an interest in restoring prosperity to America’s great historic industrial cities have created the Revitalizing Older Cities (ROC) Congressional Task Force to exchange legislative ideas …

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Delaware River Basin Task Force

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History The Delaware River Basin Task Force was created in 1999 to better coordinate efforts to promote river basin restoration through appropriations, authorizations, and other federal legislation. The Task Force …

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Upper Mississippi River Basin Task Force

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History, Mission and Overview The Upper Mississippi River Basin Task Force was created in 1997 to disseminate information and coordinate legislative efforts on areas of agreement for the benefit of …

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Chesapeake Bay Watershed Task Force

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History The Congressional Chesapeake Bay Watershed Task Force was initiated several years ago, but was re-launched in 2004 with a newly focused mission and role: to build consensus around initiatives …

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Great Lakes Task Forces

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The House and Senate Great Lakes Task Forces are bipartisan working groups within the Northeast-Midwest Congressional and Senate Coalitions that cooperate to enhance the economic and environmental health of the …

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