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March 31st 2014

Senate letter supporting the GLRI is still open; House GLRI letter closed with 46 Reps in support

A letter to U.S. House Appropriators indicating support for funding the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 million in 2015 is being finalized, with the sign on letter having closed on Friday. A total of 46 Representatives signed on, with at … Continue reading

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March 13th 2014

Action Alert: Urge Congressional Representatives to Support the GLRI at $300 million in 2015

Just prior to Great Lakes Days last week, President Obama released his budget for fiscal year 2015, and programs funding the Great Lakes took a hit. The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) was cut by $25 million—now $275 million, down … Continue reading

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October 25th 2013

Public Comment Period is Open for Clean Water Act Rules

An essential component to Great Lakes health is the restoration of wetlands and streams surrounding the Lakes. You can show your support for stronger wetlands protections and stream restoration under the Clean Water Act by commenting on the EPA’s science … Continue reading

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August 20th 2013

Coalition Member Issues Action Alert on Polluted Stormwater

One of our coalition members—American Rivers—has an action alert out to contact your member of congress regarding the importance of moving forward on the national stormwater rule. Stormwater is often polluted as the passes through urban or rural environments on … Continue reading

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April 11th 2012

Video: Lake Erie Waterkeeper discusses algae crisis

Western Lake Erie Waterkeeper Sandy Bihn is on the front line of efforts to solve Lake Erie’s toxic algae crisis. In this video, Bihn discusses what’s causing the algae crisis and what could be done to solve this problem.

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