Tag Archives: invasive-species

April 17th 2018

U.S. Senate Assault on Clean Water Act Will Leave Environment, Economy Vulnerable to Invasive Species

  Exemption to shipping industry foists multi-million-dollar cost of ballast water invaders onto people, businesses, and communities.   WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 17, 2018)—The U.S. Senate is poised to vote as early as tomorrow on eliminating Clean Water Act protections that … Continue reading

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April 17th 2018

Senate to Vote on Bill Exempting Ships from Clean Water Act

The U.S. Senate is prepared to vote on a bill that will allow more invasive species into the Great Lakes and other U.S. waters. The vote could come as early as tomorrow, April 18. The dangerous bill in question is … Continue reading

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June 7th 2017

Illinois Town Replants Trees Following Invasive Beetle Infestation

In 2006, the village of Wilmette discovered an infestation of emerald ash borers, an invasive beetle whose larvae consume and kill ash trees. For a community that takes pride in its status as a Tree City USA, and in which … Continue reading

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December 16th 2016

Coalition: Trump Administration Has Opportunity to Stand up for Great Lakes, Communities

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (December 16, 2016) – The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition today urged the incoming Trump Administration to follow through on its commitment to support federal restoration efforts of the Great Lakes, which supply drinking water to more … Continue reading

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