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STATE: Senators announce support to help stop spread of invasive species; governor signs several bills

October 10, 2012

U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow, announced support for the Great Lakes Commission, located in Ann Arbor, and Wayne State University to help stop the spread of invasive species in the Great Lakes. The grants come through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which is the largest investment in the health of the Great Lakes in two decades. Wayne State University will receive nearly $311,000 to evaluate the potential spread of invasive species and develop monitoring and prevention strategies.