Press Releases

July 11th 2014

U.S. House Bill a ‘Step in Right Direction’, More Work Needed for Great Lakes

ANN ARBOR, MICH. – A U.S. House appropriations subcommittee yesterday released a funding bill that maintains Great Lakes restoration funding, but cuts investments to halt sewage contamination and rolls back essential Clean Water Act protections. “The bill is a step … Continue reading

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June 26th 2014

New Poll: Ohioans Back Stronger Rules to Stop Farm Field Runoff, Federal Support for Clean Water Act

76 percent of Ohio voters support federal Great Lakes restoration efforts Columbus, Ohio (June 26, 2014) – Solid majorities of Ohio voters from across political lines want stronger rules to curb farm field runoff, support federal investments to restore the … 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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April 10th 2014

Coalition to Testify at House Hearing on Great Lakes Efforts

Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition Policy Director Chad Lord will be testifying today before a U.S. House subcommittee responsible for funding environmental programs. Lord will discuss federal efforts to restore the Great Lakes through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The … Continue reading

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April 9th 2014

Coalition Supports House, Senate Efforts to Boost Great Lakes Programs

The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition today issued its support to U.S. House and Senate leaders who are pushing to restore funding to Great Lakes programs. The group of bi-partisan public officials is asking federal appropriators to restore funding to … Continue reading

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