Press Releases

August 3rd 2015

Government Accountability Office Report: Federal Great Lakes Restoration Efforts on Track

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (July 31, 2015) – The Government Accountability Office, the investigative arm of Congress, released a report yesterday that found federal Great Lakes restoration funds are being invested in the manner in which they were intended. The GAO … Continue reading

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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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