Tag Archives: Great-Lakes-restoration

April 5th 2013

UPDATE: 29 U.S. House Members Sign On to Great Lakes Funding Letter; Deadline Extended One Week

Thanks, Richard Hanna (R-NY), Christopher Gibson (R-NY), Ron Kind (D-WI), and Dan Maffei (D-NY), the newest signatory to a letter circulating in the U.S. House of Representatives urging appropriators to maintain $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in the fiscal … Continue reading

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April 2nd 2013

Updated Sign Ons: Great Lakes Supporters in Congress Push for Funding in 2014 Budget

Update: Thanks to Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Paul Tonko (D-NY), Alcee Hastings (D-FL), and Steve Israel, (D-NY) for recently signing on! U.S. Representatives John Dingell (D-MI), Dan Benishek (R-MI), Louise Slaughter (D-NY), Sander Levin (D-MI) and David Joyce (R-OH) are leading an … 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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January 5th 2012

Trout stream benefits from changes to road-stream crossings

Dams aren’t the only structures that block fish passage and disrupt the natural movement of aquatic life and nutrients in rivers and streams — road crossings can also wreak havoc on waterways. In northeast Michigan, the conservation group Huron Pines … Continue reading

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November 1st 2011

Atlantic salmon recovery in Lake Ontario demonstrates that Great Lakes restoration efforts are working

Much of what we read about the Great Lakes these days falls into the category of bad news. Quagga mussels and other invasive species are wreaking havoc on the lakes’ ecosystems. Lake Erie is plagued by toxic algae blooms that … Continue reading

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