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April 13th 2018

Action Alert: Tell Your Senator to Oppose Ballast Water Regulation Changes

The Senate will vote on its Coast Guard bill next week, which currently includes the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA). This legislation significantly changes to how ballast water discharges are regulated nationwide, and would be bad for the Great Lakes. … Continue reading

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March 9th 2018

Action Alert: Increasing Funding for Water Infrastructure

There is another letter circulating in the house for congressional sign ons – this letter supports an increase in funding for the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving funds to fund investments in clean and safe water infrastructure. The … Continue reading

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March 8th 2018

Action Alert: Urge House Members to Support Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 Million

U.S. Reps. David Joyce (R-Ohio) and Sander Levin (D-Mich.) are currently circulating a Dear Colleague letter in support of a letter to Chairman Ken Calvert (R-Calif.) and Ranking Member Betty McCollum (D-Minn.) urging them to continue to provide $300 million … Continue reading

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October 26th 2017

Updated Action Alert: U.S. House Circulates Sign On Letter Urging Administration to Fund Great Lakes in FY19

Updated alert! The deadline for this sign on letter has been extended to Thursday, November 2.  While Congress continues to debate funding levels for the current fiscal year, the federal agencies have already proposed next year’s budget to the Office … Continue reading

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March 23rd 2017

Action Alert: Sign On to Urge Appropriators to Fully Fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

In the wake of President Trump’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018, which zeroed out the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative among other critical programs, members of the U.S. House of Representatives are circulating a letter urging House Appropriators to restore funding … Continue reading

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