Tag Archives: Clean-Water-Act

March 25th 2014

Obama Administration Rule Will Help Protect Great Lakes

The Obama Administration today released a proposed rule to clarify which waters of the United States are protected by the Clean Water Act from pollution and destruction. The rule will be a big step forward in the effort to restore … Continue reading

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March 24th 2014

FAQs: Waters of the United States Rule

Frequently Asked Questions 1. What is the Waters of the United States rule? The Waters of the United States rule was issued by the Obama Administration March 25, 2014 to clarify which waters are protected by the Clean Water Act. … Continue reading

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March 12th 2014

EPA Administrator McCarthy on Great Lakes: ‘We Have to all Rally for What’s Important’

Last week, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy addressed more than 150 Great Lakes supporters in Washington, D.C., as part of Great Lakes Days. The keynote address was sponsored by the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition and the Great Lakes Commission. You … Continue reading

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January 19th 2012

Advocates to U.S. Sens. Brown, Portman: ‘Beat Back Attacks on Clean Water Act’

An opinion piece in the Toledo Blade underscores the importance of clean water programs in the effort to restore the Great Lakes—and the need for public officials like U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman to show their support for … Continue reading

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July 20th 2011

Coalition Opposes Funding Bill that Guts Great Lakes Programs

The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition today announced its strong opposition to a House spending bill that guts programs to restore the Great Lakes and prevent sewage contamination. The bill also contains a laundry list of harmful policy riders that … Continue reading

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