Press Releases

July 29th 2014

Coalition Submits Comments on Revised Great Lakes Action Plan

‘With some simple improvements, a strong program can be even better.’ Federal Great Lakes restoration efforts over the next five years need to be better aligned with goals of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, take into account climate change … Continue reading

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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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July 23rd 2013

Coalition Comments on EPA Great Lakes Action Plan

Coalition Advocates for Strong, Revised Plan  While cuts loom from the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. EPA is focused on continuing the success of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and has just embarked on revising its Great Lakes Action … Continue reading

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June 26th 2013

Coalition Supports New Great Lakes Bill

‘This bill will strengthen federal Great Lakes restoration efforts’ ANN ARBOR, MICH. (June 26, 2013) – The Healing Our Waters Great Lakes Coalition is supporting a new bill in the U.S. Senate that would help bolster federal efforts to restore … Continue reading

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June 6th 2013

New interactive map highlights Great Lakes restoration success stories

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (June 5, 2013) – The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition today unveiled a new interactive map illustrating how federal Great Lakes restoration investments are helping to successfully clean up toxic hot spots in the lakes, restore wetlands, … Continue reading

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