From the Metro-Cleveland:


Cameron Davis, Great Lakes ‘czar’ for the Obama administration, said today that climate change will drive future clean-up efforts on the lakes.

“I look at the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative as a climate change adaptation effort,” Davis said in Cleveland this afternoon at a press briefing at the Great Lakes Science Center prior to the final public hearing of the a federal task force on oceans and the Great Lakes. “Everything that we’re trying to do — we, meaning the EPA and its 15 federal partners — is designed to address the kind of stressors that we’re likely to see coming to the Great Lakes as a result of climate change.” Read more.