Policy

July 17th 2014

Action Alert: Urge Your Representative to Sign On to Support EPA’s Clean Water Rule

Representatives Dingell and Quigley are circulating a letter in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Waters of the United States Rule, also known as the protect clean water rule. We need your help in getting the rest of the Great Lakes Delegation … Continue reading

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July 15th 2014

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Outlines Reasons to Support Clean Water Rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has put forward some great facts about their clean water protection rule that every supporter of clean water should read. The clean water protection rule—or Waters of the United States Rule—has been subjected to unfair, … Continue reading

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June 19th 2014

Action Alert: Protect Our Drinking Water; Tell Your Senator to Oppose Dirty Water Riders

The Clean Water Protection Rule proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in March of this year has come under fire from the Farm Bureau and others who oppose this rule; a rule … Continue reading

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June 9th 2014

Great Lakes Will Benefit from New Federal Program

As one of eight priority regions across the country, the Great Lakes will receive help through a new and crucial 2014 Farm Bill program that will help tackle the vexing problem of toxic algal blooms in the region. The five-year … Continue reading

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June 4th 2014

Obama Administration Releases Great Lakes Action Plan

The Obama Administration recently released its five-year plan to guide federal efforts to restore the Great Lakes—which supplies drinking water to more than 30 million people. The plan sets priorities for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a federal program which, … Continue reading

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