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Coalition Applauds $11 Billion Boost for Drinking Water, Great Lakes in House Bill

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

Great Lakes Coalition Awards $25,000 in COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Assistance Grants to Frontline Groups

July 9, 2020

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.­

$11 Billion Boost for Drinking Water, Great Lakes in House Interior Bill

July 7, 2020

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.

House Passes Massive Infrastructure Bill to Benefit Drinking Water, Great Lakes

July 1, 2020

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Moving Forward Act, which would authorize over $1.5 trillion in new infrastructure spending.

U.S. House Infrastructure Package A Boon for Great Lakes

June 30, 2020

The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday began debate on the Moving Forward Act, which would authorize over $1.5 trillion in new infrastructure spending, with boosts to critical programs.

The 2020 Election: A Critical Time for the Great Lakes

June 25, 2020

The 2020 election unfolds at a critical environmental juncture for the Great Lakes. Read about what the candidates for President must do to ensure that our lakes and our communities are healthy.

EPA Reestablishes Great Lakes Advisory Board, after Three Years in Limbo

June 17, 2020

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced on June 3 that the agency was reestablishing the Great Lakes Advisory Board, after allowing the board to sit in limbo for nearly three years.

Trump Assault on Clean Water Leaves Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, other Great Lakes States Vulnerable to More Pollution

June 10, 2020

The Trump Administration last week continued its assault on clean water protections, as the EPA finalized a rule that curtails the power of states and tribes to protect local waters from pollution.

Working Towards a More Just and Equitable Society

June 10, 2020

Healing Our Waters – Great Lakes Coalition Director Laura Rubin recently sent a personal note to members in response to the tragic murder of George Floyd. We wanted to share it with the broader Great Lakes community.