Great Lakes Regional Collaboration
Strategy to be Released July 7 in Minnesota
Published July 6, 2005
Contact: Phillippa Cannon of the Environmental Protection
Agency, 312-353-6218 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Great Lakes Regional Collaboration will announce
its draft strategy to protect and restore the Great Lakes
on July 7 in Duluth, Minn. The strategy is an action plan
to address environmental problems in eight critical areas.
In December 2004, the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration
was formed as a result of an executive order signed by
President Bush. It is a partnership of the federal government,
states, tribes, local governments and other interested
parties to work on Great Lakes environmental and natural
Media outside Duluth may phone into a telephone news
conference about the strategy at 2:30 p.m. (Central).
The call-in number is 866-299-3188, conference code 3123532073.
The draft strategy will be available at http://www.glrc.us
around 1 p.m. (Central) on July 7.
WHO: Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle; Mayors Herb Bergson of
Duluth and David Ross of Superior, Wis.; Benjamin H. Grumbles,
assistant administrator of Environmental Protection Agency's
Office of Water; John Woodley, assistant secretary of
the Army for civil works; Frank Ettawageshik, chairman,
Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians; and Thomas
Huntley, Minnesota State Rep. and Chairman Great Lakes
WHEN: Thursday, July 7 at 1 p.m. (Central)
WHERE: The Rose Garden, Leif Erikson Park, 12th Ave.
East and London Road, Duluth
Directions: Take I-35 North to the 21st Avenue East exit,
turn left at the stoplights onto London Road. Travel west
to 12th Avenue East. Off-street parking is available at