Tag Archives: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

October 9th 2017

Great Lakes Advocates to Gather in Buffalo, Urging Feds to Maintain Support for Lakes

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (October 9, 2017)—As the U.S. Congress and Trump Administration debate the fate of core Great Lakes restoration programs, hundreds of advocates for the lakes prepare to gather in Buffalo, N.Y., October 17-19, for the 13th annual Great … Continue reading

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October 4th 2017

Washington Update: Budget Resolutions

This week the U.S. House and Senate will work on FY18 budget resolutions.  The full House is expected to debate its resolution starting Wednesday.  The Senate Budget Committee will mark up its version this week as well. There is a potential … Continue reading

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July 20th 2017

Washington Update: July 20, 2017

House panel passes FY18 Interior-EPA funding bill Late Tuesday, the House Appropriations Committee passed a bill funding the Department of the Interior and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for fiscal year 2018. Overall, the funding levels are 3 percent less that the $32.37 … Continue reading

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July 19th 2017

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 … Continue reading

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July 12th 2017

House Interior Bill Funds Great Lakes Restoration, Cuts EPA

The U.S House Appropriations Committee yesterday released the fiscal year 2018 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill, which is being considered in subcommittee today. The bill sets funding levels for many core Great Lakes restoration programs. Todd Ambs, campaign director for … Continue reading

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