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Urban Waters Federal Partnership adds Legitimacy

At 2:30 p.m. today, federal officials announced that the Grand River is one of 11 locations to be added to the Urban Waters Federal Partnership “to restore waterways, help local economies, create jobs and protect Americans’ health.”

The event at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum included the chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the acting administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow and officials from the U.S. departments of Interior and Agriculture.

Read the MLive article about the announcement by the Urban Waters Federal Partnership to include the Grand River.

“It gives us the legitimacy we’ve always needed to move this project along.”

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