Press Releases

May 27th 2015

Clean Water Rule ‘A Major Victory for People, Great Lakes, Economy’

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (May 27, 2015) – The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition is heralding a new clean water rule as a major step forward in protecting drinking water and restoring the health of the Great Lakes. The clean water … Continue reading

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May 26th 2015

New Poll: Ohioans Support Clean Water Protections, Investment in Great Lakes

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (May 26, 2015)—A new statewide Ohio survey reports that most voters in Ohio favor stronger state and federal regulations to protect the state’s rivers, streams and lakes, which are sources of drinking water and recreational activities. The … Continue reading

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May 18th 2015

Bad Bill Undermining Clean Water Act Protections Passes U.S. House

Last week, the U.S. House passed a bill that would deny clear Clean Water Act protections to waters that 1-in-3 Americans—more than 117 million people—depend on for safe drinking water. H.R. 1732, The Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015, passed … Continue reading

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April 24th 2015

Legislation Introduced for Great Lakes Coordinator on Algal Bloom Issues

On Wednesday, Representative Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) introduced legislation, H.R. 1923, that would require that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency appoint a coordinator for issues related to toxic algal blooms. The text of Rep. Ryan’s bill can be found here. Currently, … Continue reading

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March 17th 2015

House Republicans, Democrats Unite in Push to Restore Great Lakes Funding

In a strong show of bi-partisan support for federal Great Lakes restoration efforts, 51 Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives today sent a letter to key appropriators, urging them to fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at … Continue reading

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