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April 10th 2014

Coalition to Testify at House Hearing on Great Lakes Efforts

Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition Policy Director Chad Lord will be testifying today before a U.S. House subcommittee responsible for funding environmental programs. Lord will discuss federal efforts to restore the Great Lakes through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The … Continue reading

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April 9th 2014

Coalition Supports House, Senate Efforts to Boost Great Lakes Programs

The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition today issued its support to U.S. House and Senate leaders who are pushing to restore funding to Great Lakes programs. The group of bi-partisan public officials is asking federal appropriators to restore funding to … Continue reading

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March 18th 2014

Twelfth Member Signs on to Support the GLRI at $300 Million in 2015

Today we learned that Representative Ron Kind (D-Wisc.) signed on to the letter to House Appropriators on GLRI funding, urging them to support the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 million in 2015. Representative Kind joins Reps. John Dingell (D-Mich.), David … Continue reading

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March 12th 2014

EPA Administrator McCarthy on Great Lakes: ‘We Have to all Rally for What’s Important’

Last week, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy addressed more than 150 Great Lakes supporters in Washington, D.C., as part of Great Lakes Days. The keynote address was sponsored by the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition and the Great Lakes Commission. You … Continue reading

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March 4th 2014

Obama Budget Cuts Core Great Lakes Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Barack Obama released his proposed 2015 budget today, which contains cuts to core Great Lakes programs. The Obama Administration is recommending $275 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative – a cut of $25 million from … Continue reading

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