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The Alliance for the Great Lakes is a nonpartisan nonprofit working across the region to protect our most precious resource: the fresh, clean, and natural waters of the Great Lakes.

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We partner with communities and decision makers to develop actionable solutions that protect the lakes and our communities.

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Our research and analysis inform community leaders and guide policy to protect the Great Lakes.

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We support people and communities in protecting the lakes by providing action-oriented information and programs.

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Protect our region’s most precious resource – the fresh, clean, natural waters of the Great Lakes. Your gift will fight for clean water in our lakes and our communities

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