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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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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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July 29th 2011

Great Lakes $50 Million Funding Boost Remains Undermined by Ballast Boondoggle

Some good news emerged this week in the effort to improve Great Lakes restoration funding in the 2012 House Interior-EPA funding bill. The House passed an amendment offered by Rep. Steve LaTourette (R-Ohio) to add $50 million to the Great … Continue reading

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July 29th 2011

Mayors to Congress: Boost Restoration Funding

Mayors from across the Great Lakes states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin are calling on the U.S. House of Representatives to restore Great Lakes funding.

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November 2nd 2009

Congress Fully Authorizes Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, but More Work Looms

By the end of last week, the US House and Senate passed and the US Presidential signed a bill that contains the first-ever financial commitment – $475 million for FY 2010 – to address the most urgent threats to the … Continue reading

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