Press Releases

July 12th 2017

House Interior Bill Funds Great Lakes Restoration, Cuts EPA

The U.S House Appropriations Committee yesterday released the fiscal year 2018 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill, which is being considered in subcommittee today. The bill sets funding levels for many core Great Lakes restoration programs. Todd Ambs, campaign director for … Continue reading

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June 27th 2017

Trump Administration Begins to Dismantle Clean Water Act

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (June 27, 2017)—Today the Trump Administration took the first step in rescinding a part of the Clean Water Act, which provides protections for 117 million Americans. The target of the rollbacks is the Clean Water Rule, which … Continue reading

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May 26th 2017

Coalition on Trump Budget: ‘Counting on Congress to Deliver for Great Lakes’

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (May 23, 2017)—Today the Trump Administration released its full budget proposal for fiscal year 2018, which eliminates core Great Lakes programs and slashes the budget of federal agencies like the U.S. EPA. The budget contains the same … Continue reading

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May 1st 2017

Budget Deal Preserves Great Lakes Support

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (May 1, 2017) – The U.S. House and Senate agreed on a 2017 budget to fund the federal government through September 30. The budget—which maintains funding for core Great Lakes programs—comes amid threats by the Trump Administration … Continue reading

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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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