Washington Update: July 21, 2017

Senate committee requires Army Corps to release Brandon Road study within 30 days The Senate Committee on Appropriations accepted an amendment offered by Great Lakes Senators Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) that would require the Army Corps of...

Washington Update: July 20, 2017

House panel passes FY18 Interior-EPA funding bill Late Tuesday, the House Appropriations Committee passed a bill funding the Department of the Interior and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for fiscal year 2018. Overall, the funding levels are 3 percent less that...

Washington Update: July 18

The House Committee on Appropriations is expected to debate the FY18 funding bill for the Department of the Interior, EPA, and other agencies later on Tuesday.  The bill funds key Great Lakes priorities, including: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative: $300 million...

Weekly News Roundup: GLRI Funding, Line 5, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes restoration news: The Detroit News reports the U.S. House of Representatives released an appropriations bill this week that fully funds the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 million. President Trump had...