Letters

Coalition to Office of Management and Budget Regarding the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

January 2011

To: The Honorable Jack Lew
Director
Office of Management and Budget
725 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20503

From: The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition

Director Lew:

On behalf of the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition, we write to ask that you assure the President’s fiscal year 2012 budget proposal provides similar funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative as was provided in fiscal year 2010. In addition, we request that you ensure that agencies not use Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funds to off-set any reductions in base programs for ongoing management and conservation of the Great Lakes…