Tag Archives: Hillary-Clinton

July 23rd 2008

Great Lakes Advocates Urge Congress to Act Quickly on Historic Protections for Lakes

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (July 23, 2008)—Advocates for the Great Lakes urged Congress to act quickly on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, a historic agreement introduced today in the U.S. House and the U.S. Senate to conserve … Continue reading

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May 28th 2008

The Day after Tomorrow: The Great Lakes in Crisis

Close your eyes and think of the worst disaster movie you’ve ever seen, OK, do you have it set in your mind’s eye? The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition is releasing a report that shows the expected impacts of global … Continue reading

February 1st 2008

McCain Signs Pledge, State Houses Demand Others Follow Suit

Arizona Sen. John McCain is the first Republican presidential candidate to sign the pledge to support and fully fund restoration of the Great Lakes. McCain joins both Democratic frontrunners, Sens. Barack Obama (Ill.) and Hillary Clinton (N.Y.) in making this committment. This … Continue reading

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January 31st 2008

Great Lakes State Legislators Call on Presidential Candidates to Ban Water Diversions and Restore the Great Lakes

The chorus is growing. Today, state legislators from Super Tuesday states joined the region’s mayors, governors and U.S. Congressmen in urging Presidential candidates to restore the Great Lakes. You can listen to an audio recording of today’s press event here … Continue reading

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December 11th 2007

Obama, Clinton Pick up the Gauntlet and Sign the Great Lakes Pledge

A few weeks ago, four Great Lakes Congressmen joined forces to challenge each presidential hopeful to take a pledge to make protecting and restoring the Great Lakes a priority of the winner’s administration. “As you work to craft your presidential … Continue reading