Letters to the Hill

August 8th 2011

Coalition Submits Comments to EPA on How to Improve Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

The federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative has been a shot in the arm for restoration efforts in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania. The U.S. Congress has invested $775 million through the initiative in the last two … Continue reading

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July 26th 2011

Coalition to EPA Administrator Jackson: Restore Great Lakes Funding in 2013 Budget

The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition last week sent a letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, requesting the agency to restore to funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in the 2013 budget to $475 million. President Obama and the … Continue reading

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July 22nd 2011

Coalition Opposes Provision that Strips Funding from States that are Taking Action on Invasive Species

There are a lot of reasons to oppose the U.S. House Interior and EPA spending bill that is expected to come to a floor vote as early as next week. The bill guts funding to essential Great Lakes restoration programs. … Continue reading

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