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Congressman Paul Mitchell

Representing the 10th District of Michigan

Great Lakes

We must protect our beautiful Great Lakes. In addition to being home to plants and wildlife, they also support our fishing and tourism industry, and are a source of drinking water.  I am a member of the Great Lakes Task Force, dedicated to advancing policies and programs that protect environmental quality throughout the Great Lakes basin. 

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May 20, 2019 Press Release

 

Washington – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement after the DNA of six Asian carp was detected miles from the shore of Lake Michigan.

 

March 29, 2019 Press Release

Shelby Township, Mich. – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement this morning after President Donald Trump pledged support to full funding of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), and to upgrading the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

 

March 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement this afternoon regarding the Soo Locks modernization project and the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) in the president’s budget proposal.

 

February 14, 2019 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s unveil of its “Action Plan” on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, more commonly known as PFAS:

 

November 27, 2018 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the follow statement after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released its final Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study – Brandon Road Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement.

 

November 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement after the Army Corps of Engineers included money for modernizing and upgrading the Soo Locks in its FY19 work plan:

 

October 23, 2018 Press Release

Shelby Township, MI – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed into law S.301, America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, a bipartisan bill that authorizes America’s water resources and infrastructure projects.

September 17, 2018 Press Release

Shelby Township, Michigan – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement following the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Rural Development’s award of nearly $5 million in grants and loans for the city of Croswell to perform sewer system improvements.

 

September 11, 2018 Press Release

Yesterday, leaders in the House and Senate released the America’s W

July 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 6147, the Department of Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2019, which includes full funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI):