Policy

The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition wants to play its part in ensuring that federal Great Lakes restoration investments benefit all of the people and communities in the region—particularly those who have borne the brunt of racial, environmental and economic injustice. The coalition strives to restore the Great Lakes by securing federal funding and policies to stop sewage contamination, halt invasive species, restore habitat, clean up toxic pollution and reduce runoff pollution from farms and cities.

Policy Priorities – 2017

In 2017, the Coalition is focusing on the following federal priorities:

 

For more information, contact the Coalition’s policy director, Chad Lord, at clord@npca.org.

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Andy Buchsbaum of the National Wildlife Federation speaks in front of the U.S. Capitol about the importance of Great Lakes Restoration. Photo credit: Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition.

Andy Buchsbaum of the National Wildlife Federation speaks in front of the U.S. Capitol about the importance of Great Lakes Restoration. Photo credit: Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition.

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