Yesterday, the Policy Director for the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition, Chad Lord, testified in congress regarding the beneficial impact of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in the eight-state region of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York. Mr. Lord was speaking in front of the House Committee on Appropriations’ Subcommittee on the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies. This subcommittee was discussing the 2020 Department of Interior and Environment Appropriations Act, which funds the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. You can read or watch the full testimony here, with Mr. Lord speaking at 1:54:00 into the video.