For too long, the coal industry has polluted our precious Great Lakes and waterways. As stewards of 1/5 of the world’s fresh water, we can’t afford to allow coal plants to continue toxic chemical dumping.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed long-overdue power plant pollution standards to limit the amount of toxic metals and other chemicals that can be dumped in our water. Unfortunately the coal industry is already trying to block them.
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leadership in technology and manufacturing in the 21st Century. Our
state pioneered the auto industry and now we are at the vanguard of its
Warren, MI- Groups from across Michigan gathered at Macomb Community College today carrying signs reading “Support Michigan’s future – Support Clean Energy” and “Obama supporters want Climate Solutions” to show their broad support for the continued growth of a new energy economy.
Clean Water Action member and yoga instructor, Sandy Quackenbush, will lead us in a relaxing yoga session on the shores of Lake St. Clair, followed by a delicious backyard brunch.
This event helps support your local Clean Water office and your generous contributions ensure that we can continue our programs to protect our water and Lake St. Clair. Join us for yoga, brunch, or both!
The Environmental Protection Agency is taking public comments on whether to close the loopholes that allow corporations and big polluters to dump unlimited amounts of carbon pollution from power plants into our air. This same pollution is already having devastating effects on water from Chesapeake Bay to the Great Lakes to the Colorado River and is putting our agricultural and tourism industries at risk.
Michigan currently has the opportunity to be a national leader in transitioning our energy production toward a sustainable future and solar power is a tremendous untapped resource. It can reduce the demand on polluting power plants and create local jobs, all while protecting our Great Lakes.Tell Governor Snyder and the MPSC to harness the power of solar!
LANSING, MI - Michigan’s largest environmental and conservation organization, Clean Water Action, formally endorsed Mark Schauer for Governor of Michigan today.
“Mark Schauer is the clear choice for all of us who want a Governor who will protect our Great Lakes,” said Nic Clark, director of Michigan Clean Water Action. “Throughout his career, Schauer has fought for safeguards that preserve our natural resources and hold corporate polluters accountable when they step out of line. We finally have a true clean water champion running for Michigan’s highest office.”