Grantee Report Finds Economic Benefits to Improving Health of Great Lakes
September 7, 2007 | Press release

A new independent report released this week concludes that restoring the health of the Great Lakes will create $50 billion in economic benefit for the region. The cost-benefit analysis, conducted by MacArthur grantee The Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program, finds that efforts to improve the health of the Great Lakes will produce almost two times the economic gains compared to what they will cost. 

Read the press release.