Coalition and Others to Members of the U.S. House of Representatives Regarding Opposition to Interior-EPA bill

July 2011

To: Members of the U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515

From: The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition
And the undersigned environmental non-governmental organizations

Dear Representative:

On behalf of the following organizations dedicated to putting people to work to restore the Great Lakes environment and economy, we write to you today in strong opposition to a provision in the Fiscal Year 2012 Interior-EPA Appropriations bill (HR 2584) that would severely penalize New York and likely other Great Lakes states for their recent efforts to protect water resources from aquatic invasive species. We strongly urge you to stand in unified opposition to this attack against the Great Lakes…