Washington Update: July 31, 2017

Asian Carp Study to be Released A long awaited study presenting options to protect the Great Lakes from Asian carp will finally be released August 7. The Brandon Road Study was due to be released in February, when the Trump Administration unexpectedly blocked it,...

Washington Update: July 21, 2017

Senate committee requires Army Corps to release Brandon Road study within 30 days The Senate Committee on Appropriations accepted an amendment offered by Great Lakes Senators Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) that would require the Army Corps of...

Washington Update: July 18

The House Committee on Appropriations is expected to debate the FY18 funding bill for the Department of the Interior, EPA, and other agencies later on Tuesday.  The bill funds key Great Lakes priorities, including: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative: $300 million...