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May 8, 2018
Congressman Mike Bishop wants to designate the week of Memorial Day as “Great Lakes Week” to highlight the importance of the Great Lakes and promote conservation efforts.
April 30, 2018
Water infrastructure in the Great Lakes region is crumbling, outdated, and leaking. According the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, over the next 20 years almost $180 billion is needed to repair and upgrade our drinking water and wastewater infrastructure.
April 27, 2018
Today U.S. Senators from Great Lakes states urged colleagues in the U.S. Congress to maintain funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
April 20, 2018
The coalition is looking for engaging and compelling proposals for both field trips and presentations at our Great Lakes Conference this October in Detroit.
April 18, 2018
In a major victory for clean water, outdoor recreation, and local economies across the country, the U.S. Senate today rejected a bill that would have weakened protections against invasive species.
U.S. Senate Assault on Clean Water Act Will Leave Environment, Economy Vulnerable to Invasive Species
April 17, 2018
The U.S. Senate is poised to vote as early as tomorrow on eliminating protections that prevent aquatic invasive species from entering U.S. waters through ballast water.
April 17, 2018
The U.S. Senate is prepared to vote on a dangerous bill that will allow more invasive species into the Great Lakes and other U.S. waters.
April 13, 2018
The Senate will vote next week on a bill that includes the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA), which would be bad for the Great Lakes.
March 30, 2018
President Trump traveled to Ohio today to discuss his infrastructure plan. While water infrastructure investments are a priority for the coalition, we are concerned about the President’s plan.