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Take Action: Support Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding in FY20

March 21, 2019

Please reach out to your Representatives and ask them to support funding the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 million in the FY20 budget.

Great Lakes Advocates Look to Congress to Restore Funding

March 15, 2019

Great Lakes advocates are turning to the U.S. Congress to restore funding to core clean water programs, following the release of President Trump’s budget.

Coalition: Trump Budget Fails to Deliver for Great Lakes, Communities

March 11, 2019

The Trump Administration’s budget fails Great Lakes communities, which depend on them for their drinking water, public health, jobs, and quality of life.

Great Lakes Advocates in D.C. to Support Clean Water

March 6, 2019

Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition urges Congress to boost federal clean water investments to ensure safe, affordable water.

Coalition Policy Director Testifies in Congress, Supporting Great Lakes Restoration

February 27, 2019

The Policy Director for the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition, Chad Lord, testified in congress regarding the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

Coalition Opposes Trump Move to Weaken Clean Water Protections

February 14, 2019

The coalition warned that a rule proposed by the Trump Administration would weaken efforts to protect clean water in the Great Lakes region.

Coalition Begins Search for Next Director

February 8, 2019

The Healing Our Wates-Great Lakes Coalition is seeking our next director. For more information about the position and how to apply, please see below.

Coalition Mourns Loss of John Dingell, Champion of Clean Water, Great Lakes

February 8, 2019

The Great Lakes region lost a champion when former U.S. Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) died Thursday. Dingell left an indelible mark on the region.

U.S. House Committee Assessing Impacts of Infrastructure Inaction

February 7, 2019

The Coalition is supporting the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for highlighting the impacts of not investing in infrastructure.