Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

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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December 18th 2012

New pump gives new life to large coastal wetland

The replacement of a failed pump structure at the Nayanquing Point State Wildlife Area in eastern Michigan is helping to restore some of the state’s coastal wetlands. Michigan has more Great Lakes coastline than any other state, but has lost … Continue reading

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January 26th 2012

Coalition Grants Helping Groups Participate in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

For Immediate Release: January 26, 2012 Contact: Jordan Lubetkin, Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition, 734-887-7109 $200,000 in grants leads to more than $1.6 million in federal funds for restoration projects in high-priority areas ANN ARBOR, MICH. (Jan. 23, 2012) —The … Continue reading

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November 14th 2011

Buffalo News Editorial: Congress Needs to Support Great Lakes

The Buffalo News editorial page last week urged U.S. public officials to maintain funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The paper wrote: Democrats and Republicans agree that the GLRI is a priority. In the past two years Congress has … Continue reading

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October 12th 2011

Coalition Supports New EPA Effort to Prioritize Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding in 2012

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson announced today that that Obama Administration would prioritize Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funds in 2012—something that the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition has recommended for the last two years. Responding to the announcement, Coalition Director Jeff … Continue reading

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