Tag Archives: Sen. Rob Portman

October 23rd 2017

U.S. Senators Ask Office of Management and Budget to Fund GLRI at $300 Million in FY19

Thirteen Great Lakes Senators sent a letter to the White House Office of Management and Budget yesterday asking it to support $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in next year’s presidential budget request.  As the letter points out: … Continue reading

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March 7th 2017

Action Alert: Urge Senators to Sign On to Protect the Great Lakes

The letter has now closed. You can read it here. On the heels of the rumored, drastic cuts to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and other important environmental programs, the Senate Great Lakes Task Force is circulating this letter to … Continue reading

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December 12th 2016

Coalition Applauds Great Lakes Investments in Bill

Congress authorizes $1.5 billion in Great Lakes restoration over five years, funding for Flint, Mich., to replace lead pipes to restore clean drinking water. Ann Arbor, Mich. (December 10, 2016) – In a major victory for the people, businesses, and … Continue reading

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December 16th 2015

Federal Budget Advances Key Great Lakes Priorities, Will Benefit Millions of People

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (December 16, 2015)—The U.S. House and Senate last night released the 2016 federal omnibus budget, which advances several Great Lakes priorities to protect clean drinking water, keep beaches open, and restore fish and wildlife habitat that are … Continue reading

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May 18th 2015

Bad Bill Undermining Clean Water Act Protections Passes U.S. House

Last week, the U.S. House passed a bill that would deny clear Clean Water Act protections to waters that 1-in-3 Americans—more than 117 million people—depend on for safe drinking water. H.R. 1732, The Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015, passed … Continue reading

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