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GLIN==> Northeast-Midwest Weekly Update -- 31 July 2006






Weekly Update 31 July 2006




·         Asian Carp -- Briefing

·         House Coalition LD – Job Opening

·         Environmental Finance – Job Opening  

Asian Carp – Briefing

The Great Lakes Task Force on Wednesday, August 2, will host a congressional-staff briefing on the Asian carp and what is being done to stop them.  The Fish & Wildlife Service will provide background on the Asian carp, and the Corps of Engineers will discuss the dispersal barrier in the Chicago Sanitary &  Ship Canal.  Making a special guest appearance – captured (and dead) Asian carp from the Mississippi River.  The August 2 briefing will begin at 1:30 pm in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  Contact:  Joy Mulinex with the Great Lakes Task Force (202/224-1211). 

House Coalition LD – Job Opening

The Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition is seeking a legislative director.  The successful candidate will organize the bipartisan Coalition to advance economic development and environmental issues important to the region.  The legislative director will operate out of a co-chair’s congressional office but will coordinate closely with all Coalition members.  Congressional experience is required.  Click here to read a job description.

Environmental Finance – Job Opening


The Northeast-Midwest Institute is seeking a research assistant to help develop financing vehicles for ecosystem restoration in the Great Lakes.  Tasks will include researching case studies, preparing reports, and organizing workshops.  Click here to read the job announcement.



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