Tag Archives: 2012 budget

December 20th 2011

Coalition: 2012 Budget ‘Significant Victory for Millions Who Depend on Great Lakes’

$300 Million for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative $533 million for region to address sewage overflows ANN ARBOR, MICH. (December 20, 2011) – The Healing Our Waters – Great Lakes Coalition is praising the 2012 federal budget bill, which has passed … Continue reading

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July 29th 2011

Great Lakes $50 Million Funding Boost Remains Undermined by Ballast Boondoggle

Some good news emerged this week in the effort to improve Great Lakes restoration funding in the 2012 House Interior-EPA funding bill. The House passed an amendment offered by Rep. Steve LaTourette (R-Ohio) to add $50 million to the Great … Continue reading

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July 29th 2011

Sustain Our Great Lakes Program Awards $8.5 Million in Restoration Grants

Today the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced 30 Great Lakes restoration grant awards through its Sustain Our Great Lakes Program. The projects are being funded through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which provided $8.5 million to the Sustain Our … Continue reading

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July 29th 2011

Mayors to Congress: Boost Restoration Funding

Mayors from across the Great Lakes states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin are calling on the U.S. House of Representatives to restore Great Lakes funding.

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July 27th 2011

Coalition to Congress: Ballast Provision Undermines Restoration, Economy, Battle against Invasive Species

As reported earlier on this site, the U.S. House Interior and EPA spending bill contains an egregious provision that undermines Great Lakes restoration, hurts state economies and sets back the national effort to stop the influx of harmful invasive species … Continue reading

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