Since 2004, the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition has been harnessing the collective power of more than 150 groups representing millions of people, whose common goal is to restore and protect the Great Lakes. The coalition is a leading voice for Great Lakes restoration and protection in Washington, D.C., and in the Great Lakes states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
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Recent Press Releases
The event showcased how neighborhood residents can direct rainwater away from their homes to rain barrels, rain gardens, flower and garden beds, and community gardens.
The U.S House Appropriations Committee yesterday released the fiscal year 2018 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill.
Today the Trump Administration took the first step in rescinding a part of the Clean Water Act, which provides protections for 117 million Americans.
Today the Trump Administration released its full budget proposal for fiscal year 2018, which eliminates core Great Lakes programs.
The U.S. House and Senate agreed on a 2017 budget to fund the federal government through September 30.
As the uproar continues over the Trump Administration’s budget proposal to eliminate core Great Lakes programs, the coalition is turning to the U.S. Congress.
U.S. House Pushes Back to Restore Great Lakes Funding, In Wake of Proposed Trump Administration Cuts
In the wake of President Trump’s budget outline released earlier this month that would eliminate Great Lakes restoration programs, members of the House expressed their concern.
The Trump Administration’s budget released today eliminates the GLRI, a popular program responsible for cleaning up toxic pollution and restoring wildlife habitat.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 15, 2017) – Days after leaked Trump Administration budget numbers telegraphed steep cuts of up to 97 percent for core Great Lakes programs, advocates for the lakes are gathering in Washington, D.C., to meet with members of congress to...