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June 5, 2023
Environmental Advocates Applaud Illinois General Assembly’s Efforts to Reduce Plastic Pollution
Chicago, IL (June 5, 2023) – With eyes on Paris for the recently completed crucial second round of global plastics treaty negotiations, groups in Illinois and across the Great Lakes […]
May 25, 2023
Statement on Supreme Court’s Ruling to Reduce Wetlands Protection
Chicago, IL (May 25, 2023) – The U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling today that rolls back existing protections for clean water in the Great Lakes states and across the […]
May 23, 2023
Alliance Ambassadors Build Great Lakes Connections
From Manitowoc to Buffalo to a national teach-in, Alliance Ambassadors connected thousands of people to the Great Lakes in the first 5 months of 2023. “Ambassadors are volunteers with a […]