Since 2004, the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition has been harnessing the collective power of more than 150 groups representing millions of people, whose common goal is to restore and protect the Great Lakes. The coalition is a leading voice for Great Lakes restoration and protection in Washington, D.C., and in the Great Lakes states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
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Recent Press Releases
ANN ARBOR, MICH. (July 10, 2020)—The Healing Our Waters Great Lakes Coalition is strongly supporting the U.S. House Interior and Environment funding bill, which passed out of committee today and contains substantial increases in clean water priorities, including Great...
Great Lakes Coalition Awards $25,000 in COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Assistance Grants to Frontline Groups
The Healing Our Waters – Great Lakes Coalition is providing $25,000 in grants to community organizations working to assist those who have felt the myriad effects of COVID-19, specifically related to clean water.
The Healing Our Waters Great Lakes Coalition is strongly supporting the U.S. House Interior and Environment funding bill, which contains substantial increases in clean water priorities.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Moving Forward Act, which would authorize over $1.5 trillion in new infrastructure spending.
Prioritizing the health and safety of the Great Lakes and the drinking water it provides to over 30 million Americans must be part of federal government investments to recover from the devastating Coronavirus pandemic.
The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition is supporting a bill introduced today in the U.S. House of Representatives that reverses the Trump Administration’s roll-back of clean water protections.
Bills to Inject $4 Billion in New Water Infrastructure Funding, Start Confronting Environmental Injustices
Two major bills that boost water infrastructure investment were unanimously reported out of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee yesterday.
The Trump Administration announced today its final policy to replace the Obama-era “Clean Water Rule” that governed how the EPA regulates streams, wetlands and other bodies of water.
Coalition Calls on Congress to End Water Shutoffs, Boost Funding for Water Infrastructure, Great Lakes
As part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Congress must act immediately to ensure that all American communities have uninterrupted access to clean, safe and affordable drinking water, wrote 75 members of the Healing Our Waters – Great Lakes Coalition.