Tag Archives: Rep. John Moolenaar

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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August 1st 2017

Washington Update: July 31, 2017

Asian Carp Study to be Released A long awaited study presenting options to protect the Great Lakes from Asian carp will finally be released August 7. The Brandon Road Study was due to be released in February, when the Trump Administration … Continue reading

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March 2nd 2017

Great Lakes Update: Specter of Drastic Budget Cuts Looms

We’re hearing that the Trump Administration’s proposed budget drastically slashes EPA funding—including the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative from $300 million to $10 million. See this twitter post from Rob Davis, an Oregon reporter. The leaked budget numbers likely come from the administration’s … Continue reading

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March 2nd 2017

Action Alert: Sign On Letter to Urge Trump Administration to Allow Army Corps to Finish Study, Protect Great Lakes

The alert has ended with 26 Representatives signing on. Those who joined after this alert was sent out include Reps. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), Dan Kildee (D-Mich.), Sandy Levin (D-Mich.), Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), and Mike Kelly (R-Pa.). You … Continue reading

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February 7th 2017

Updated Action Alert: Extended Deadline to Urge Representatives to Support GLRI Funding

Read the final letter here. A letter in support of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative fiscal year 2018 funding is circulating in the House of Representatives and the deadline has been extended.  We’re asking Representatives in the Great Lakes region to sign … Continue reading

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