White House Endorses Restoration of Rapids  By

White House Endorses Restoration of Rapids

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in partnership with the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Department of the Interior has announced that the Urban Waters Federal Partnership is including the Grand River as one of 11 new locations to restore waterways, help local economies, create jobs and protect Americans’ health.

See the dateline Grand Rapids article in the Wall Street Journal, “EPA, other US agencies expand urban waters effort.”

“The Grand River Urban Waters Federal Partnership is a business and community-led effort to restore an urban river in downtown Grand Rapids, beginning with recreating the namesake rapids.”
- New Life for the Grand River Watershed by the Urban Waters Federal Partnership

1 Comment

  1. nannette johnson

    how absolutely fabulous and exciting to have the grand rapids back in Grand Rapids, great plan best of luck to completionrestore the rivers!

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