Tag Archives: Ohio

June 15th 2015

Strong Support for Clean Water Rule Seen Around the Great Lakes

At the end of May the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers released a long-awaited rule restoring protections under the Clean Water Act. The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition strongly supports this rule. As we take … Continue reading

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May 26th 2015

New Poll: Ohioans Support Clean Water Protections, Investment in Great Lakes

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (May 26, 2015)—A new statewide Ohio survey reports that most voters in Ohio favor stronger state and federal regulations to protect the state’s rivers, streams and lakes, which are sources of drinking water and recreational activities. The … Continue reading

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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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May 21st 2014

The Threat of Microbeads in the Great Lakes

Progress is being made in restoring the health of the Great Lakes through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and other state and government programs. Yet old threats from toxic sediments and new threats from microbead pollution keep reminding us that … Continue reading

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March 19th 2014

EPA Announces Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grants in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Ohio

Over the last month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been announcing Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure grants around the Great Lakes. These grants use Great Lakes Restoration Initiative dollars address polluted stormwater runoff using green infrastructure. So far the cities … Continue reading

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