Billions of dollars have been allocated to restoring the Great Lakes – money spent cleaning up pollution, preventing invasive species and educating the public.
A new regional initiative will analyze how effective some of those efforts – and dollars – have been so far. Click on the following sentence to access the full story.
The new program is called Blue Accounting. It assembles data – including how much money was spent on a project, who’s in charge of it, and if it was completed – into clear visuals, like a map showing wetland projects.