The Northwestern: Letters: Feingold stood for ban on Great Lakes drilling

In 2001, just a few months after I was elected to the United States Senate, I authored a two-year ban on oil and gas drilling in the Great Lakes. Thanks to the leadership and strong support of Senator Russ Feingold, we were able to pass that ban, an extension of the ban in 2003, and a permanent ban in 2005. Russ Feingold stood with me every step of the way.

It is such a pleasure to partner with such a champion for the Great Lakes as Russ Feingold.

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