Lake Michigan, photo:  (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
October 8, 2020


Michigan is the Great Lakes State, and we have a unique resource in our water resources as well as a responsibility to protect our water for current and future Michiganders. Clean Water Action has over 135,000 active members in Michigan who value our Great Lakes and protection of the water resources on which we all rely.

Our current Michigan Legislative Priorities and Policy Recommendations include:

October 1, 2020

On behalf of our millions of members and supporters across the country, we write with deep concern about -- and strong opposition to -- the September 4th 2020 OMB circular M-20-34, “Training in the Federal Government,” and the related September 22nd 2020 Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.

Michigan State Capitol Building
September 30, 2020

In this issue read more about our work in Michigan to get out the vote for environmental champions, protecting our Great Lakes, updates on our Michigan legislature and endorsed candidates, our fight to shut down Line 5, how our canvass staff has shifted to organizing safely and effectively, and a recap of our 2020 Great Lakes Award Celebration.

September 29, 2020

2019 brought an increase in the pace and severity of attacks on our water — Dirty Water rollbacks that would undermine fundamental protections for our water and our health. Thanks to big changes in leadership in the U.S. House, legislative assaults in Congress have mostly abated. Thanks to the support and active involvement of our members, donors and volunteer clean water activists around the country, we’ve been able to hold the line against the worst of these attacks. We launched successful legal challenges to keep bad rules from going into effect.