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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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February 25th 2015

Great Lakes Supporters in D.C. to Urge Continued Congressional Support for Restoration Efforts

More than 100 Great Lakes supporters are in Washington, D.C., to urge members of Congress to support federal efforts to restore and protect the Great Lakes—a resource that more than 30 million people depend on for their drinking water, jobs, … Continue reading

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February 13th 2015

Coalition Supports New Great Lakes Bill

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (February 12, 2015) – The Healing Our Waters Great Lakes Coalition is supporting a new bill in the U.S. Senate that would help bolster federal efforts to restore the Great Lakes, the source of 20 percent of … Continue reading

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