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Trump Budget Cuts to Great Lakes Programs a ‘Non-Starter’

February 12, 2018

The Trump Administration today released its proposed budget, which drastically cuts core Great Lakes programs as well as funding for the federal agencies, such as the Environmental Protection Agency, charged with implementing them.

Trump State of the Union, Great Lakes Restoration

January 30, 2018

Tonight, President Trump gives his first State of the Union address. Staff at the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition will analyze the address through the lens of federal Great Lakes restoration efforts.

Thorgren Basin Naturalization

August 21, 2014

Retrofitting and naturalizing a retention basin in Indiana improved water quality by filtering out sediments and pollutants from stormwater, decreasing the harmful impact of storms, and improving aquatic wildlife habitats.

Fox River Phosphorous Pilot Project

August 30, 2013

Runoff from dairy farms with high nutrient levels can cause algal blooms, but the Brickstead Dairy is working to reduce the amount of nutrients that enter surface water to protect water quality.

Green Infrastructure Resurrects a Polluted Beach

August 6, 2013

A coalition of more than 20 government agencies, business and community groups worked together to reduce pollution at Bradford Beach.

Forest Beach Migratory Preserve: A Flyway Replaces the Fairway

August 6, 2013

Turning a 116-acre golf course into a nature preserve has allowed migratory birds a place to shelter along the coast of Lake Michigan.