Letters

Senators to Committee on Environment and Public Works Regarding the Water Resources Development Act

May 2010

To: The Honorable Barbara Boxer
Chairperson
Committee on Environment and Public Works
410 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable James Inhofe
Ranking Member
Committee on Environment and Public Works
456 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

From: The undersigned members of the U.S. Senate

Dear Madame Chairman and Mr. Ranking Member:

On behalf of the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition, we wanted to express our appreciation to you for this Subcommittee’s support for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative last year and ask you to again support $475 million for the GLRI in fiscal year 2011. Freezing funding for this multi-year initiative at fiscal year 2010 levels will accelerate the restoration of the Great Lakes improving our nation’s environment and create jobs…