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July 22nd 2013

Coalition Supports Ecological and Economic Protection Act

‘This bill will strengthen federal Great Lakes restoration efforts’ ANN ARBOR, MICH. (July 22, 2013) – The Healing Our Waters Great Lakes Coalition is supporting a new bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would help bolster federal efforts … Continue reading

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January 30th 2012

$50 million pollution cleanup aims to make Indiana’s Grand Calumet River grand again

A few miles southeast of Chicago, in the shadow of an elevated toll road that links the Windy City to Indiana, crews are transforming one of America’s most polluted rivers into an oasis for wildlife. The Grand Calumet River was … Continue reading

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May 7th 2010

Big Deal Bill Needs Big Support

On the same day that the U.S. Senate introduced the Great Lakes Ecosystem Protection Act of 2010 (S. 3073), Rep. Vern Ehlers (R-Mich.) brought it to the U.S. House (H.R. 4755). This bill is a big deal. The bill would … Continue reading

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May 7th 2010

Landmark Great Lakes Bill Needs More Senate Support

In March, the U.S. Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich.) introduced the Great Lakes Ecosystem Protection Act of 2010 (S. 3073). The bill that would authorize programs to fight invasive species, clean up toxic hot spots and address restoration priorities has six … Continue reading

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March 3rd 2010

Landmark Great Lakes Bill Would Provide Permanent Stream of Funds

If all goes well, funding for Great Lakes programs, from toxic clean up to the fight to stop invasive species from entering the lakes, will all be rolled into one legislative package that will create a permanent funding source for … Continue reading

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