Thursday, September 6, 2007

Great Lakes Experts on Wisconsin Public Radio at 4 P.M. Today

AT ISSSUE WITH BEN MERENS, Wisconsin Public Radio, 4:00 P.M. Thursday, has a timely program on the Great Lakes cleanup, referenced earlier on this blog today.

Details below:

According to a study released by the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institute, spending twenty-six billion dollars to restore the Great Lakes would be an productive investment.

Public Radio host Ben Merens and his guests look at exactly what needs to be repaired and how it could possibly positively impact the economy.


4:00: John Austin is a non-resident senior fellow, at the Brookings Institution, and the director of the Great Lakes Economic Intuitive. Co-author of, “"Healthy Waters, Strong Economy: The Benefits of Restoring the Great Lakes Ecosystem."

4:30: George Meyer, executive director of the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation. George is the former secretary of the Department of Natural Resources, Wisconsin, and can put the issues into a state context.

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