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Obama says he'll want $5 billion to clean up Great Lakes

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Democrat Barack Obama says he'll want $5 billion to clean up the Great Lakes if he's elected president.

The campaign will spell out its plans today (Tuesday), after it made a general commitment last week at the Great Lakes Restoration Conference in Milwaukee.

Media reports say Obama will ask Congress to approve the $5 billion over a 10-year period.

To pay for it the Democrat would scale back the federal tax breaks oil and gas companies now receive.

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