Tag Archives: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

February 12th 2018

Trump Budget Cuts to Great Lakes Programs a ‘Non-Starter’

Administration ‘misses major opportunity’ with infrastructure plan   WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 12, 2018)—The Trump Administration today released its proposed budget, which drastically cuts core Great Lakes programs as well as funding for the federal agencies, such as the Environmental Protection … Continue reading

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November 22nd 2017

Senate Interior Bill Maintains Great Lakes Funding

Bill also cuts agency funding, rolls back Clean Water Act protections WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 21, 2017)—Today the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Appropriations released its funding bill for the Department of the Interior, EPA, and other related agencies. The bill provides: … Continue reading

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October 26th 2017

Updated Action Alert: U.S. House Circulates Sign On Letter Urging Administration to Fund Great Lakes in FY19

Updated alert! The deadline for this sign on letter has been extended to Thursday, November 2.  While Congress continues to debate funding levels for the current fiscal year, the federal agencies have already proposed next year’s budget to the Office … Continue reading

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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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