Press Releases

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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April 1st 2014

Groups: Permanent Solution to Invasive Species Crisis Needs to Remain Priority for Army Corps, States and Congress

Only viable solution is to physically separate Great Lakes, Mississippi River basins Conservation groups are urging the Obama Administration and U.S. Congress to maintain their focus on a permanent, long-term solution to an invasive species crisis that is putting communities, … Continue reading

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March 25th 2014

Obama Administration Rule Will Help Protect Great Lakes

The Obama Administration today released a proposed rule to clarify which waters of the United States are protected by the Clean Water Act from pollution and destruction. The rule will be a big step forward in the effort to restore … Continue reading

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March 4th 2014

Obama Budget Cuts Core Great Lakes Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Barack Obama released his proposed 2015 budget today, which contains cuts to core Great Lakes programs. The Obama Administration is recommending $275 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative – a cut of $25 million from … Continue reading

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