Tag Archives: Rep. Tim Ryan

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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November 3rd 2016

Great Lakes Update from Washington, D.C.

Two pieces of news from Washington, D.C. which may be of interest to folks in the Great Lakes region, both of which pertain to the reconciliation process that is starting for the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA). Bipartisan group … Continue reading

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April 26th 2016

U.S. House Passes Vital Great Lakes Bill

Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition urges Senate to Act to ensure that the national maintains commitment to Great Lakes ANN ARBOR, MICH. (April 26, 2016)—The U.S. House today passed by voice vote the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2016, … Continue reading

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November 10th 2015

Action Alert: Organizing the Response to Great Lakes Algal Blooms

Algal blooms have plagued the Great Lakes over the last several years, with funding to fight the problem coming from multiple agencies at both the state and national level. Representative Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) has introduced legislation to create a Great Lakes Algal Bloom … Continue reading

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April 24th 2015

Legislation Introduced for Great Lakes Coordinator on Algal Bloom Issues

On Wednesday, Representative Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) introduced legislation, H.R. 1923, that would require that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency appoint a coordinator for issues related to toxic algal blooms. The text of Rep. Ryan’s bill can be found here. Currently, … Continue reading

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