Great Lakes http://wamc.org en Gillibrand Urges EPA To Ban Microplastics http://wamc.org/post/gillibrand-urges-epa-ban-microplastics <p>New York Senator Kristen Gillibrand is urging federal regulators to ban microplastics, a move that state environmental advocates are hoping can move legislation forward in Albany.&nbsp; Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:30:57 +0000 Lucas Willard 95522 at http://wamc.org Gillibrand Urges EPA To Ban Microplastics Regional Coalition Calls for Passage of Farm Bill http://wamc.org/post/regional-coalition-calls-passage-farm-bill <p>The U.S. Farm Bill does more than fund agricultural programs.&nbsp; It is also the source of money for the SNAP, or food stamp program, and is also the largest source of conservation funding in the federal budget. A coalition of groups from the Great Lakes region is calling on federal legislators to pass the Farm Bill.<br /> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 20:46:36 +0000 Pat Bradley 43437 at http://wamc.org Regional Coalition Calls for Passage of Farm Bill