Press Releases

April 11th 2017

Coalition Urges Congress to Support Great Lakes Investments

Ann Arbor, Mich. (April 11, 2017) – As the uproar continues over the Trump Administration’s budget proposal to eliminate core Great Lakes programs, the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition is turning to the U.S. Congress to restore funding to federal … Continue reading

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March 30th 2017

U.S. House Pushes Back to Restore Great Lakes Funding, In Wake of Proposed Trump Administration Cuts

Ann Arbor, Mich. (March 30, 2017) – In the wake of President Trump’s budget outline released earlier this month that would eliminate Great Lakes restoration programs, 63 Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives today sent a letter … Continue reading

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March 16th 2017

Trump Budget Eliminates Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Leaving Fate of Lakes in Hands of U.S. Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 16, 2017)—The Trump Administration’s budget released today eliminates the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a popular program responsible for cleaning up toxic pollution, restoring wildlife habitat, controlling invasive species and reducing runoff from cities and farms. The cuts … Continue reading

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March 15th 2017

Great Lakes Advocates in D.C. to Urge Congress to Keep Restoration Efforts on Track

  WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 15, 2017) – Days after leaked Trump Administration budget numbers telegraphed steep cuts of up to 97 percent for core Great Lakes programs, advocates for the lakes are gathering in Washington, D.C., to meet with members … Continue reading

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March 9th 2017

Coalition: Trump Administration Proposed Cuts to Great Lakes Programs, EPA Unacceptable

Republicans, Democrats in Congress key to protecting Great Lakes, clean water programs ANN ARBOR, MICH. (March 9, 2017)—The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition today expressed deep concern with the rumored Trump Administration’s budget cuts that would gut core Great Lakes … Continue reading

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