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February 12, 2018
The Trump Administration today released its proposed budget, which drastically cuts core Great Lakes programs as well as funding for the federal agencies, such as the Environmental Protection Agency, charged with implementing them.
January 30, 2018
Tonight, President Trump gives his first State of the Union address. Staff at the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition will analyze the address through the lens of federal Great Lakes restoration efforts.
December 29, 2017
As Members of Congress from the Great Lakes region, we write to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ regarding the Brand Road report.
November 22, 2017
Today the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Appropriations released its funding bill for the Department of the Interior, EPA, and other related agencies. The bill provides:
October 29, 2017
The Coalition and others write Sens. Stabenow and Ernst to support of the Regional Conservation Partnership Program Improvement Act of 2017.
October 29, 2017
Senators to the Office of Management and Budget ask to include $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in the fiscal year 2019 budget.
October 9, 2017
As the U.S. Congress and Trump Administration debate the fate of core Great Lakes restoration programs, hundreds of advocates for the lakes prepare to gather in Buffalo, N.Y.
October 6, 2017
The Detroit Branch NAACP and Healing Our Waters–Great Lakes Coalition held a press briefing today to discuss potential fixes to the City of Detroit’s Water System.
September 29, 2017
Community leaders in Toledo joined Great Lakes advocates today to urge the U.S. Congress to at least double federal investments in water infrastructure.