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March 21, 2018
Senator Kristin Gillibrand plans to introduce a bill to help communities around the Great Lakes region, and the country, fix their crumbling water infrastructure.
March 19, 2018
House Republican leaders had wanted to pass a final funding bill last Friday but acknowledged that they’re behind schedule. The delay sets up a busy week.
March 9, 2018
A letter is circulating in the U.S House of Representatives asking to double the amount for state revolving funds that invest in Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure.
March 8, 2018
U.S. Representatives are circulating a Dear Colleague letter asking the appropriations committee to continue to provide $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
March 6, 2018
The U.S. Water Alliance is releasing a new report that examines inequity issues around the infrastructure needs in the Great Lakes region.
Coalition of states, cities, tribes, business, and others release joint priorities for the Great Lakes
March 2, 2018
Ahead of Great Lakes Day this week in Washington D.C., a coalition representing business, industry and environmental groups and states, cities and tribes released a joint statement of priorities for the Great Lakes.
February 15, 2018
We urged the U.S. Congress to reject the Trump Administration’s budget and infrastructure plan as insufficient to restore and protect the Great Lakes and to meet the needs of the 30 million people who depend on the lakes for their drinking water, jobs, and way of life.
February 15, 2018
February 12, 2018
The Trump Administration today released its proposed budget, which drastically cuts core Great Lakes programs as well as funding for the federal agencies, such as the Environmental Protection Agency, charged with implementing them.