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
The U.S. Senate proposed to increase funding to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative from $300 million to $320 million in a recent budget amendment.
The EPA released its Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan 3 – a five-year strategy to guide federal investments to restore the Great Lakes.
U.S. House committee passed the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019, boosting funding for Great Lakes restoraiton and protection.
The Trump Administration’s roll-back of clean water protections jeopardizes the drinking water for millions of people in the Great Lakes region.
A bipartisan group of senators and representatives have introduced legislation to significantly ramp up funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition today is calling on presidential candidates to support a Great Lakes platform for clean drinking water.
The House Appropriations Committee voted to increase federal investment in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative from $300 million to $320 million.
This week the Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives indicated its support for key Great Lakes programs.
Annual Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition conference to highlight issues around water affordability, infrastructure, environmental justice.