Publications

Texas Currents -- Spring-Summer 2018
June 14, 2018

In this issue: Dye Tests Reveals Risks of Dripping Springs Sewage Discharge; CodeNext and Water Forward: Building Climate Resilience in Austin; Key Choices Face Texas Voters; Railroad Commission Report Shows Gap in Groundwater Protection; Thirty Years of Clean Water Organizing in Texas; EarthX Hits the Mark Again

Michigan Currents -- Spring-Summer 2018
June 8, 2018

In this issue: Updating Michigan’s Lead and Copper Rule; Pledge to Hold Lawmakers Accountable; The Oil Industry’s Line 5 Plan – An Oil Tunnel through the Heart of the Great Lakes; Grand Haven Beach Cleanup; Water is Life – 2018 Great Lakes Awards Celebration; Michigan needs a strong statewide sanitary code

Lake Erie Algal Bloom - August 2015. Photo Credit: NOAA Great Lakes CoastWatch
June 5, 2018

Since the passage of the Clean Water Act in 1972 the United States has made great progress in cleaning up industrial chemicals and sewage pollution, but has failed to significantly reduce run-off of nutrient pollution into our nation’s rivers, lakes, and bays. Nutrient pollution refers to nitrogen   and phosphorus, which are essential life elements that have enabled agriculture production in the United States to thrive, but at a huge cost to water quality.

June 5, 2018

Our organizations, along with our millions of members and supporters, urge you to oppose all anti-environmental riders proposed for inclusion in the H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.

June 4, 2018

On behalf of our millions of members and supporters, the undersigned organizations urge you to oppose all efforts to roll back environmental laws in the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA).

May 22, 2018

Our organizations urge you to oppose all anti- environmental riders proposed for inclusion in the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, especially the Gosar-Banks amendment #16 which would repeal the 2015 Clean Water Rule.

May 22, 2018

On behalf of our millions of members and supporters, our groups urge you to oppose H.R. 2 as reported by the House Committee on Agriculture due to the inclusion of myriad anti- environmental provisions and attacks on conservation.

May 22, 2018

We are writing to you on behalf of the millions of residents in our states facing drinking water contamination due to the use of PFAS chemicals in our products, in firefighting foam and in manufacturing processes around the country.

May 22, 2018

We write to express our outstanding concerns regarding particular aspects of S. 2602, the “Utilizing Significant Emissions with Innovative Technologies Act” or the “USE IT Act,” that have yet to be addressed.

May 15, 2018

Our organizations, along with our millions of members and supporters, urge you to oppose all anti-environmental riders proposed for inclusion in the FY 2019 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.