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April 18, 2018
In a major victory for clean water, outdoor recreation, and local economies across the country, the U.S. Senate today rejected a bill that would have weakened protections against invasive species.
U.S. Senate Assault on Clean Water Act Will Leave Environment, Economy Vulnerable to Invasive Species
April 17, 2018
The U.S. Senate is poised to vote as early as tomorrow on eliminating protections that prevent aquatic invasive species from entering U.S. waters through ballast water.
April 17, 2018
The U.S. Senate is prepared to vote on a dangerous bill that will allow more invasive species into the Great Lakes and other U.S. waters.
April 13, 2018
The Senate will vote next week on a bill that includes the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA), which would be bad for the Great Lakes.
March 30, 2018
President Trump traveled to Ohio today to discuss his infrastructure plan. While water infrastructure investments are a priority for the coalition, we are concerned about the President’s plan.
March 26, 2018
Almost 200 organizations signaled their support for Great Lakes restoration funding in the next fiscal year.
March 23, 2018
The U.S. House and Senate have passed the fiscal year 2018 budget, which now heads to the White House to be signed by President Trump.
March 21, 2018
Senator Kristin Gillibrand plans to introduce a bill to help communities around the Great Lakes region, and the country, fix their crumbling water infrastructure.
March 19, 2018
House Republican leaders had wanted to pass a final funding bill last Friday but acknowledged that they’re behind schedule. The delay sets up a busy week.