Healing Our Waters Great Lakes Coalition

The Great Lakes provide drinking water for 30 million people—we can’t afford to stop our efforts to protect and restore them.

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Washington Watch
Keep up with the latest Great Lakes news coming out of Washington, D.C., and learn how it could impact our region.
Court Decision Victory for Clean Water, Great Lakes

Court Decision Victory for Clean Water, Great Lakes

The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition is pleased to see the Trump Administration’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule vacated by the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona because the rule causes environmental harm. Restoring protections for streams and wetlands has been a priority of the Coalition.

Ashtabula River in Ohio Removed from Areas of Concern List

Ashtabula River in Ohio Removed from Areas of Concern List

After years of clean-up efforts, the Ashtabula River in Ohio is no longer considered one of the “most environmentally degraded” areas in the Great Lakes Region thanks, in part, to Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funding.

IN YOUR STATE

Learn how Great Lakes restoration is benefiting your state, as well as what work is left to do.

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Illinois

Illinois

is home to an ecologically rare ravine ecosystem being restored.

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New York

New York

is known for more than just majestic Niagara Falls.

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Indiana

Indiana

is home to the Indiana Dunes National Lake Shore.

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Ohio

Ohio

borders the most productive of the Great Lakes.

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Michigan

Michigan

borders all five Great Lakes.

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

is home to the rare and restored Presque Isle State Park.

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Minnesota

Minnesota

is home to over 10,000 lakes.

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin

has many restored working rivers and waterways.

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ISSUES

 

Learn about the Great Lakes issues we work on and the manageable solutions we support.
OUR MEMBERS

Since 2004, the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition has been harnessing the collective power of more than 170 groups representing millions of people, whose common goal is to restore and protect the Great Lakes.