Coalition and Others to Senator Durbin Regarding Vessel Incidental Discharge Act

December 2018

To: The Honorable Dick Durbin
United States Senator
Washington, D.C. 20510

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

Dear Senator Durbin:

On behalf of our millions of members and supporters, we thank you for fighting to protect the Great Lakes from the threat of aquatic invasive species.  Your tireless efforts dramatically improved the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA) so it upholds many core protections to prevent future invasions…