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May 27th 2014

Coalition: New Farm Bill Program Will Help Great Lakes

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (May 27, 2014) – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), chair of the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today announced a new federal initiative that provides financial support to farmers to take … Continue reading

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April 16th 2014

WANTED: Awesome Presentations, Field Trips for Annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference

The clock is ticking to be a part of the 10th annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference in Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 9-11. If you want to lead a dynamic, engaging and fun field trip or presentation, it’s time to dust … Continue reading

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April 9th 2014

Coalition co-chair wins recognition as a Michigan Green Leader

On Sunday, the Detroit Free Press announced their list of Michigan Green Leaders for 2014. One of the winners in this year’s individual category is Andy Buchsbaum of the National Wildlife Federation, cofounder and co-chair of the Healing Our Waters-Great … Continue reading

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March 28th 2014

Clean Water Act Rule Highlights Big Week for Great Lakes

This week has been a busy and exciting one for the Great Lakes. A rule clarifying the extent of the Clean Water Act was released by the Obama Administration on Tuesday; sign on letters in the U.S. House and Senate … Continue reading

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March 13th 2014

Editorials respond negatively to Obama’s 2015 budget cuts to Great Lakes programs

The President released his 2015 budget last week and both the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the Clean Water State Revolving Fund received cuts. The GLRI was cut back by $25 million and the Clean Water SRF was cut by … Continue reading

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