Policy

June 19th 2018

Celebrating the 10-Year Anniversary of a Public Compact for the Great Lakes

by Todd Ambs Ten years ago, then-Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle signed state legislation to implement the Great Lakes-Saint Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact. Seven other Great Lakes states, two Canadian provinces, the U.S. Congress, and then-President George W. Bush … Continue reading

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April 17th 2018

Senate to Vote on Bill Exempting Ships from Clean Water Act

The U.S. Senate is prepared to vote on a bill that will allow more invasive species into the Great Lakes and other U.S. waters. The vote could come as early as tomorrow, April 18. The dangerous bill in question is … Continue reading

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April 25th 2017

Senate Hears Testimony on Rule Vital to the Health of the Great Lakes

On Wednesday, April 25 at 10 a.m. eastern the Senate Environment and Public Works committee will hold a hearing on the Waters of the United States Rule, more commonly known as the Clean Water Rule. You can watch the hearing … Continue reading

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March 24th 2014

FAQs: Waters of the United States Rule

Frequently Asked Questions 1. What is the Waters of the United States Rule? The proposed Waters of the United States Rule, or Clean Water Rule was issued by the Obama Administration March 25, 2014 to clarify which waters are protected by the … Continue reading

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