Press Releases

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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March 30th 2018

Trump Infrastructure Plan Misses the Mark

Today President Trump is traveling to Richfield, Ohio (outside of Cleveland), to discuss his infrastructure plan. A top priority of the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition is to increase federal investments in drinking water and wastewater infrastructure in the region. … Continue reading

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March 26th 2018

Groups to Congress: Maintain Great Lakes Funding

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (March 26, 2018) – Days after the passage of the fiscal year 2018 budget, which contained strong support for Great Lakes restoration programs in the budget for fiscal year 2019, 185 organizations urged the U.S. Congress to … Continue reading

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March 23rd 2018

Coalition: Budget a Victory for People, Great Lakes

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (March 23, 2018)—The U.S. House and Senate have passed the fiscal year 2018 budget, which now heads to the White House to be signed by President Trump. The budget contains strong funding for core Great Lakes restoration … Continue reading

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