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Coalition: Biden Administration Can Accelerate Progress to Restore Great Lakes, Protect Drinking Water, Help Vulnerable Communities
January 20, 2021
The inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States presents opportunities to accelerate progress to protect and restore the Great Lakes and our nation’s drinking water and reverse environmental injustices that have disproportionately impacted people of color, low-income communities, and indigenous tribes.
January 6, 2021
In a major victory for Great Lakes and clean water advocates, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019 was signed into law yesterday by President Trump, paving the way for President-elect Biden and Congress to continue funding the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative for five years.
December 22, 2020
Congress votes on final budget bill that boosts Great Lakes Initiative from $320 million to $330 million. Future work still remains to address water shut-offs and crisis afflicting community drinking water, sewage treatment infrastructure.
December 21, 2020
In a major victory for Great Lakes and clean water advocates, the U.S. Senate last night unanimously passed the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019.
December 16, 2020
The Rouge Education Project trains a new generation of conservationists while monitoring river health.
December 9, 2020
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 yesterday, paving the way for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers investments to keep invasive Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.
November 18, 2020
The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition joins with states, tribes, state legislators, municipalities and more to urge Congress to include Great Lakes priorities in an upcoming bill.
November 18, 2020
The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition is urging Congress, as it wraps up business for the year, to support Great Lakes and clean water priorities
November 12, 2020
The U.S. Senate released its annual budget bills on Tuesday, providing status-quo funding for core Great Lakes and clean water programs.