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July 14th 2016

House Passes Great Lakes Funding Bill

Strong funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, though bill contains harmful provisions that undermine Clean Water Act, other environmental protections. ANN ARBOR, MICH. – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved its 2017 Interior-EPA funding bill, which contains funding for … Continue reading

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June 17th 2016

Senate Committee Passes Great Lakes Funding Bill

ANN ARBOR, MICH. – The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee today approved its 2017 Interior-EPA funding bill, which contains funding levels for several core Great Lakes programs. The spending bill also contains several provisions that roll back environmental protections. The action … Continue reading

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April 26th 2016

U.S. House Passes Vital Great Lakes Bill

Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition urges Senate to Act to ensure that the national maintains commitment to Great Lakes ANN ARBOR, MICH. (April 26, 2016)—The U.S. House today passed by voice vote the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2016, … Continue reading

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March 31st 2016

New Poll: Great Lakes Restoration Supported by Huge Majority of Voters across Political Spectrum

Read poll data, questions at http://www.healthylakes.org/2016-poll ANN ARBOR, MICH. (March 31, 2016) – A new 8-state, Great Lakes regional opinion survey finds overwhelming support for continuing the federal government’s efforts to improve the health of the Great Lakes. More than … Continue reading

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March 17th 2016

Business, Environmental Groups Urge Congress to Act on Great Lakes Restoration Authorization

Groups around the Great Lakes are joining together to urge members of congress to take action on authorizing the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. Two bills are moving, one in the U.S. House of Representatives and one in the U.S. Senate. … Continue reading

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