Great Lakes Ecosystem Protection Act

November 23rd 2010

Call the Senate in Support of GLEPA

There is a ray of light shining on the fate of the Great Lakes in the midst of dark gray gloom encircling Capitol Hill these days. While it appears we have a lame-duck Congress that is either refusing to work … Continue reading

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June 30th 2010

Bipartisan Senate ActionApproves GLEPA

Republican and Democratic Senators on the Committee on the Environment and Public Works came together today to pass the Great Lakes Ecosystem Protection Act, as part of the Great Waters package of bills that we have been advocating for over … Continue reading

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June 22nd 2010

U.S. Senate Prepares to Take up Great Lakes and National Restoration Bills

A year ago, a group of organizations and individuals who work on restoration projects around the nation met in New Orleans, La. Why? To discuss forming a coalition to fight for federal dollars to restore our nation’s most important aquatic … Continue reading

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May 18th 2010

Great Lakes Ecosystem Protection Act Priority Issue

The Great Lakes Ecosystem Protection Act needs co-sponsors in both the US Senate and the US House. The US Senate has garnered two more signatures: those of Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.) and Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.). These are the first … Continue reading

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May 7th 2010

Big Deal Bill Needs Big Support

On the same day that the U.S. Senate introduced the Great Lakes Ecosystem Protection Act of 2010 (S. 3073), Rep. Vern Ehlers (R-Mich.) brought it to the U.S. House (H.R. 4755). This bill is a big deal. The bill would … Continue reading

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