wetlands

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.

Michigan's Wetlands Legacy In Peril

Tags: Great Lakes, Water, water quality, wetlands

Wetlands are some of our most valuable resources –they are places of beauty that contribute greatly to the overall health of our environment and our quality of life. 

PWIR: A Budget For Clean Water, Public Land

Tags: budget, fishing, hunting, public land, water quality, wetlands

There is a new man of the House, and he hails from Michigan. This week, Representative John Dingell became the longest serving member of Congress, clocking in more than 20,000 days in office.

PWIR: The Capitol Heats Up

Tags: budget, conservation, DEQ, dnr, Water, wetlands

There are a number of signs that summer break is coming soon: The legislature is in a mad rush, passing bills at a breakneck pace, and we are breaking a sweat running through the Capitol halls to keep a steady grip on all of the action. 

PWIR: Bipartisan Breakthroughs and Breakneck Speeds

Tags: fishing, Great Lakes, hunting, toxics, wetlands

Happy Memorial Day weekend, readers! This will be the last you’ll hear from us for a few days as all of team Michigan LCV will be working on getting lost in Michigan’s great outdoors.

PWIR: Dunes, Wetlands and $483 million

Tags: budget, Critical Dunes, DEQ, wetlands

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What would you do with $483 million more dollars?

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