Since 2004, the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition has been harnessing the collective power of more than 150 groups representing millions of people, whose common goal is to restore and protect the Great Lakes. The coalition is a leading voice for Great Lakes restoration and protection in Washington, D.C., and in the Great Lakes states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
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Recent Press Releases
Today the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Appropriations released its funding bill for the Department of the Interior, EPA, and other related agencies. The bill provides:
As the U.S. Congress and Trump Administration debate the fate of core Great Lakes restoration programs, hundreds of advocates for the lakes prepare to gather in Buffalo, N.Y.
The Detroit Branch NAACP and Healing Our Waters–Great Lakes Coalition held a press briefing today to discuss potential fixes to the City of Detroit’s Water System.
Community leaders in Toledo joined Great Lakes advocates today to urge the U.S. Congress to at least double federal investments in water infrastructure.
The event showcased how neighborhood residents can direct rainwater away from their homes to rain barrels, rain gardens, flower and garden beds, and community gardens.
The U.S House Appropriations Committee yesterday released the fiscal year 2018 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill.
Today the Trump Administration took the first step in rescinding a part of the Clean Water Act, which provides protections for 117 million Americans.
Today the Trump Administration released its full budget proposal for fiscal year 2018, which eliminates core Great Lakes programs.
The U.S. House and Senate agreed on a 2017 budget to fund the federal government through September 30.