Press Releases

September 24th 2014

Coalition Supports New Great Lakes Action Plan

The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition is supporting a new Great Lakes action plan that will guide federal restoration efforts for the next five years. The plan, released today by the U.S. EPA at a meeting of Great Lakes mayors in … Continue reading

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September 9th 2014

Great Lakes Activists Gather in Grand Rapids, Mich., to Celebrate 10 Years of Restoration Success

Conference to pay tribute to businessman, philanthropist and Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition founder Peter Wege GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. (Sept. 9, 2014) – With federal Great Lakes restoration efforts paying off in communities across the region, more than 350 Great … Continue reading

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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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