Press Releases

July 18th 2018

Coalition to EPA: Strong Action Plan Essential to Maintain Progress on Great Lakes Restoration

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (July 18, 2018)—The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition is urging the U.S. EPA to continue to engage the public in an effort to put forward a strong, focused action plan to protect and restore the Great Lakes. … Continue reading

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May 8th 2018

Rep. Bishop Introduces Resolution Designating Week of Memorial Day as ‘Great Lakes Week’

WASHINGTON – Congressman Mike Bishop (MI-08) today introduced a bipartisan resolution, H.Res. 868, designating the week of Memorial Day as “Great Lakes Week” to highlight the importance of the Great Lakes and promote conservation efforts that protect and preserve these natural resources. Original … Continue reading

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April 27th 2018

Senators Request Full Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

Today U.S. senators from Great Lakes states urged colleagues in the U.S. Congress to maintain funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. Great Lakes Task Force co-chairs, Sens. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio), and Vice-Chair Sen. Amy Klobuchar … Continue reading

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April 18th 2018

U.S. Senators Reject Attempt to Weaken Protections from Aquatic Invasive Species

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (April 18, 2018)—In a major victory for clean water, outdoor recreation, and local economies across the country, the U.S. Senate today rejected attempts to weaken Clean Water Act protections to prevent aquatic invasive species from entering U.S. … Continue reading

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April 17th 2018

U.S. Senate Assault on Clean Water Act Will Leave Environment, Economy Vulnerable to Invasive Species

  Exemption to shipping industry foists multi-million-dollar cost of ballast water invaders onto people, businesses, and communities.   WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 17, 2018)—The U.S. Senate is poised to vote as early as tomorrow on eliminating Clean Water Act protections that … Continue reading

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