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House Committees to Take Up Spending Bills This Week

June 29, 2022

This week, the House Appropriations Committee is looking at various draft budget bills for Fiscal Year 2023, including the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies funding bill, which is proposing robust funding increases for the Department of Interior and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Big Win for PFAS Reduction

June 17, 2022

Coalition supports efforts by 47 U.S. House Republicans and Democrats to boost federal investments in restoration, protection efforts.

U.S. Reps Urge Funding Boost to $400M for Great Lakes Restoration

May 11, 2022

Coalition supports efforts by 47 U.S. House Republicans and Democrats to boost federal investments in restoration, protection efforts.

Senate Committee Passes Water Bill with Great Lakes, Invasive Carp Provisions

May 5, 2022

The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee today advanced the Water Resources Development Act of 2022, a key step in ensuring Congress passes this critical biennial water infrastructure legislation. The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition is supporting several provisions in the bill.

Great Lakes Coalition Releases Funding Priorities in Letters to House Appropriations Leaders

April 28, 2022

The Coalition and more than 90 of its member organizations released its 2023 fiscal year congressional investment priorities to restore and protect the Great Lakes and provide clean, safe, and affordable drinking water to communities, in letters to U.S. House appropriations leaders.

FY2023 Appropriations Letters

April 27, 2022

The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition and a multitude of partners have sent five letters in support of Great Lakes priorities as part of the annual appropriations process.

Great Lakes Conference: Save-the-Date and Submit Your Proposals!

April 21, 2022

We’re back! The Great Lakes Conference 2022 will be held from Tuesday, October 18 to Wednesday, October 19, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Five Take-aways From Biden Budget

April 4, 2022

The Biden Administration released its proposed budget on Monday, March 28. There’s a lot to like in the budget, as well as some things that could be improved. Here are some take-aways from the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition.

President’s Budget FAQ

April 1, 2022

How does the Biden Budget fare in relation to the Great Lakes and clean water? Learn more in our budget breakdown.