Tag Archives: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

March 30th 2015

U.S. EPA Announces Awards 14 Great Lakes Restoration Grants

Last Thursday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced 14 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants awarded to organizations in Wisconsin, Ohio, and Michigan. The grants total $17 million and are focused on improving Great Lakes water quality, reducing runoff, and preventing soil … Continue reading

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March 24th 2015

Action Alert: Urge Senators to Support Great Lakes Issues

Members of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force have released four letters to send to appropriators on a variety of important Great Lakes issues. The first letter urges appropriators to provide strong funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), … Continue reading

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March 17th 2015

House Republicans, Democrats Unite in Push to Restore Great Lakes Funding

In a strong show of bi-partisan support for federal Great Lakes restoration efforts, 51 Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives today sent a letter to key appropriators, urging them to fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at … Continue reading

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March 17th 2015

Recapping Great Lakes Days 2015

Great Lakes Day was a tremendous success! In February, around 100 Coalition members and partners met with lawmakers in Washington D.C. to advocate for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and other Coalition priorities. We’ve heard great things from participants this … Continue reading

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March 9th 2015

Action Alert Reminder: Urge Your Member of Congress Support Full GLRI Funding

This week is the final week for members of congress to sign on to a letter indicating support for restoring funding to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. President Obama, in his budget for 2016, proposed cutting the GLRI by $50 … Continue reading

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