LWV UMRR Annual Meeting - The Mississippi River Restoration and Resilience Initiative
The Mississippi River is an enduring and defining feature of North America – and a vital source of jobs, recreation, and drinking water. Congresswoman Betty McCollum has included a new initiative - the Mississippi River Restoration and Resilience Initiative.
The MRRRI provision in Rep. McCollum's FY 21 Interior bill directs EPA to develop a strategy with federal, tribal, state and local entities to improve water quality, resilience to natural disasters, native ecosystems, and more – restoring the vitality of The Great River for generations to come. The LWV UMRR Annual Meeting will feature remarks by Representative McCollum and lots of information on how nonprofits like LWV can help to get this initiative passed and implemented. We will also share information on a similar program - the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative - and how it has helped to clean up long-time pollution problems.
The video from this meeting is on the "Annual Meeting- May 22, 2021" page. The session will be recorded and the link shared on this blog post after the meeting.
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