US Senate

March 23rd 2012

Sens. Levin, Kirk Lead Action on Great Lakes, Asian carp, Sea Lamprey

U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Mark Kirk are urging their colleagues in the U.S. Congress to continue supporting efforts to restore the Great Lakes. The co-leaders of the Great Lakes Task Force sent letters today urging continued support for the … Continue reading

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January 31st 2012

New Study: We Can Stop Asian Carp, Protect Great Lakes—and not Break the Bank

This just in: We have a solution to stop Asian carp for a price that will not break the bank. A new study, released today by the Great Lakes Commission and the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, lays out solutions … Continue reading

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January 19th 2012

Advocates to U.S. Sens. Brown, Portman: ‘Beat Back Attacks on Clean Water Act’

An opinion piece in the Toledo Blade underscores the importance of clean water programs in the effort to restore the Great Lakes—and the need for public officials like U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman to show their support for … Continue reading

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December 20th 2011

Coalition: 2012 Budget ‘Significant Victory for Millions Who Depend on Great Lakes’

$300 Million for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative $533 million for region to address sewage overflows ANN ARBOR, MICH. (December 20, 2011) – The Healing Our Waters – Great Lakes Coalition is praising the 2012 federal budget bill, which has passed … Continue reading

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December 9th 2011

Great Lakes Senators Rallying Around Asian Carp Amendment

Great Lakes senators are rallying around the Asian carp amendment being offered by U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan. The following U.S. senators are supporting the amendment—and deserve thanks for doing so. They are the senators who supported the Stop … Continue reading

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