clean water

Listen in as Michigan LCV talks microbeads with Rep. Christine Greig

Tags: clean water, Great Lakes, microbeads, microplastics, plastic pollution

Charlotte Jameson, Michigan LCV's policy manager, discusses the issue of microplastics in the Great Lakes with State Representative Christine Greig.

Renewed protections, ongoing threats to clean water

Tags: clean water, Clean Water Act, Clean Water Rule, drinking water, Great Lakes, Water, wetlands

In the 2000s, weak federal policies along with a pair of US Supreme Court rulings eroded existing Clean Water Act safeguards for many waterways across the country.

New Bill Attacks Your Right-to-Know

Tags: clean water, energy, FOIA, pipeline safety, pipelines, right to know, Straits of Mackinac

Corroded section of pipe that caused the Kalamazoo River Oil Spill

Earlier this year, Rep. Kurt Heise (R – Northville) introduced House Bill 4540 to amend Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

SB 891: Turning back the clock for polluters

Tags: clean air, clean water, contamination, Michigan Legislature, SB 891, toxic chemicals

As part of this year’s Lame Duck action, the Michigan House passed a bill today that will weaken requirements for the clean-up of contaminated sites throughout Michigan.

Fracking in Michigan Conference

Tags: clean water, energy, fracking, local government, state goverment

The goal of the Fracking in Michigan Conference is to provide credible information to state and local officials, NGO's, and highly interested citizens about fracking and the growing oil and gas industry in Michigan

Week of Action: Michigan LCV Acts on Climate

Tags: clean air, clean energy, clean water, climate change, Great Lakes

This week Michigan LCV is teaming up with organizations from across the Midwest to amplify the need to act on climate change in a concerted week of action.

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