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What GAO Found Nearly all of the $1.68 billion of federal funds made available for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) for fiscal years 2010 through 2014 had been allocated as of January 2015. Of the $1.
Louisiana, home to 40 percent of all coastal wetlands in the lower 48 states, is projected to lose almost 17 square miles of coastline each year for the next 50 years to storms, sea level rise, and land subsidence.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the increasing outbreaks of harmful algae, focusing on the: (1) available information on harmful algae and their effects on human health and the environment; and (2) status of federal efforts to address the problem of harmful algae, particularly...