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December 2014

Brown, Portman Announce Senate Passage of Resolution Marking the 100th Anniversary of the Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon
Brown Announces Legislation that Would Help Keep Asian Carp Out of Great Lakes
Brown-Portman Bill to Help Ensure Safe Drinking Water Passes Senate
Brown, Portman Introduce Bill to Provide Flexibility for Local Communities Upgrading Wastewater Systems

October 2014

Brown Joins EPA Officials to Announce More Than $8.6 Million in Federal Resources to Address and Prevent Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie
Brown Announces More Than $1.5 Million in New Federal Resources for Continued Restoration of the Black River in Lorain

September 2014

Brown: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Plan Shows Continued Commitment to Lake Erie
Brown, Portman, and Ohio Lawmakers Urge NOAA to Complete Great Lakes Algal Bloom Report
Brown, Portman Introduce Bill to Create Central Database to Identify Causes of Harmful Algal Blooms
Following Visit to Lake Erie Last Week, Brown Introduces Bill to Protect Drinking Water, Help Communities Improve Water Quality by Upgrading Outdated Sewer Systems
Brown, Portman, and Kaptur Introduce Bill to Help Ensure Safe Drinking Water
Senator Brown Joins Local Business Owners and Economic Leaders to Highlight Importance of Clean Water on Lake Erie Tourism and Growth
Sen. Brown Announces $12 Million in Funding to Improve Water Quality in Lake Erie

August 2014

Sen. Brown Announces Additional Emergency Federal Funding to Reduce Runoff and Improve Water Quality in Western Lake Erie Basin
Brown to Visit EPA Research Facility That Tested Toledo Water Quality
Sen. Brown Announces $2 Million in Emergency Federal Funds to Reduce Runoff and Outline Long-Term Plan to Improve Water Quality in Western Lake Erie Basin
With Army Corps Leadership in Northwest Ohio, Brown Urges Continued Support to Fund Blanchard River Flood Risk Management Project
Following Lifting of Drinking Water Ban in Toledo, Brown Announces that Ohio Will be Considered for New Federal Funds to Improve Water Quality in Western Lake Erie Basin
Sen. Brown, Rep. Beatty Introduce Bill to Include John P. Parker House in the National Park System

July 2014

Brown And Great Lakes Senators Urge Action on Asian Carp Threat