great lakes restoration initiative

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More cleanup funding is flowing for the Buffalo River. Great Lakes Commission policy director Matt Doss announced a $4.7 million award for shoreline and habitat restoration along the river at Smith Street Park, Monday morning.

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The reconstruction of Niagara Street this year will include green infrastructure to prevent stormwater runoff and improve the quality of the Great Lakes.

A federal program tasked with cleaning up and restoring the Great Lakes is facing a massive budget cut in the House of Representatives.