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February 28th 2013

New report showcases Great Lakes restoration projects

A new report from the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition features more than 30 examples of successful Great Lakes restoration projects. The report shows that government agencies and conservation groups across the region, with funding from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, … Continue reading

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December 11th 2012

Fiscal cliff could put more sewage in the Great Lakes

There has been a lot of discussion and hand-wringing about how going over the so-called fiscal cliff would affect American taxpayers. But what about the Great Lakes? How would the fiscal cliff and the resulting cuts in the federal budget … Continue reading

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September 12th 2012

Speaker: Voters should make Asian carp an election issue

Jobs and the economy may dominate discussions about the 2012 election, but one conservation leader said Great Lakes residents should make Asian carp part of the political dialogue. Erin McDonough, executive director of Michigan United Conservation Clubs, said voters should … Continue reading

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September 11th 2012

Looming federal budget cuts could hurt Great Lakes

Mandatory federal budget cuts that take effect in 2013 could strike a serious blow at Great Lakes restoration programs, according to panelists at the Great Lakes Restoration Conference in Cleveland. Chad Lord, policy director for the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes … Continue reading

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March 29th 2012

HOW Provides Testimony to House Appropriations Subcommittee

Testimony provided today by the Healing Our Waters – Great Lakes Coalition to the House Committee on Appropriations’ Subcommittee on the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies asked that the subcommittee supports $300 million in federal funding for the … Continue reading

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