Tag Archives: Environment-and-Public-Works-Committee

June 22nd 2010

U.S. Senate Prepares to Take up Great Lakes and National Restoration Bills

A year ago, a group of organizations and individuals who work on restoration projects around the nation met in New Orleans, La. Why? To discuss forming a coalition to fight for federal dollars to restore our nation’s most important aquatic … Continue reading

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May 4th 2010

WRDA Reauthorization Offers Opportunity for Great Lakes Restoration

The Great Lakes region has some of the oldest water infrastructures in the nation and we also happen to have a lagging economy. There will be a hearing on Capitol Hill on Thursday to consider how the Water Resources Development … Continue reading

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March 24th 2010

Task Force Letters Target GLRI Money

The US Senators on the Great Lakes Task Force need colleagues to sign onto a series of letters supporting $475 million in funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative by Thursday afternoon (that is tomorrow!). Multiple letters requesting funds for … Continue reading

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February 22nd 2010

The Great Lakes are the Talk of the Town

It is a big week for the Great Lakes, not only are HOW members flying into Washington today to encourage lawmakers to continue to support restoration, but the Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a hearing on Thursday morning. … Continue reading

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August 28th 2009

Great Lakes Bills Waiting For US Senate Action

It is almost time for Congress to come back to Washington and ring the bell for the start of legislative business. There are a number of Great Lakes bills that are still winding their way through both houses, including the … Continue reading

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