Press Releases

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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February 11th 2015

Coalition Announces Grants for Groups to Participate in Great Lakes Restoration Efforts

ANN ARBOR, MI – Today the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition announced it will be awarding up to $104,000 to help groups participate in federal Great Lakes restoration efforts. The Coalition will be providing seed grants of up to $15,000 … Continue reading

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February 5th 2015

Coalition: Opportunity for Congress to Again Show Leadership on Great Lakes

ANN ABOR, MICH.—The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition is calling on Congress to restore funding to core Great Lakes restoration programs that protect drinking water, keep beaches open, and are the foundation for the region’s outdoor recreation economy, following the … Continue reading

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February 2nd 2015

Obama Budget ‘A Non-starter,’ Cuts $50 Million from Federal Great Lakes Restoration Efforts

ANN ABOR, MICH.—Republicans and Democrats in Congress will once again be called on to restore funding to successful federal Great Lakes restoration and protection efforts, following the release today of President Barack Obama’s budget, which slashes core Great Lakes programs. … Continue reading

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January 14th 2015

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Announces Farm Bill Funding to Great Lakes

ANN ARBOR, MICH. – Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the grant recipients for a newly created program that targets farm conservation efforts in priority regions across the country to improve the quality of soil, water, and fish and wildlife … Continue reading

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