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March 15th 2017

Great Lakes Advocates in D.C. to Urge Congress to Keep Restoration Efforts on Track

  WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 15, 2017) – Days after leaked Trump Administration budget numbers telegraphed steep cuts of up to 97 percent for core Great Lakes programs, advocates for the lakes are gathering in Washington, D.C., to meet with members … Continue reading

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July 14th 2016

House Passes Great Lakes Funding Bill

Strong funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, though bill contains harmful provisions that undermine Clean Water Act, other environmental protections. ANN ARBOR, MICH. – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved its 2017 Interior-EPA funding bill, which contains funding for … Continue reading

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October 1st 2015

Great Lakes Restoration Success Needs to Continue

By Todd Ambs Chicago residents recently celebrated the opening of a 40-acre nature preserve on Northerly Island. The former airfield now offers people opportunities to hike, bike, and even camp downtown, on the shores of Lake Michigan. The park, which … Continue reading

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September 24th 2014

Coalition Supports New Great Lakes Action Plan

The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition is supporting a new Great Lakes action plan that will guide federal restoration efforts for the next five years. The plan, released today by the U.S. EPA at a meeting of Great Lakes mayors in … Continue reading

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July 29th 2014

Coalition Submits Comments on Revised Great Lakes Action Plan

‘With some simple improvements, a strong program can be even better.’ Federal Great Lakes restoration efforts over the next five years need to be better aligned with goals of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, take into account climate change … Continue reading

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