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909 Abbot Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48823
(517) 203-0754
(517) 203-0760
552 S. Main St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
734.222.6347
734.222.6473
23885 Denton Street
Suite B
Clinton Township, MI 48036
586.783.3277
586.783.4033

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“Water is Life” – 2018 Great Lakes Awards Celebration

Water is Life. Join Clean Water Action members, friends, volunteers, and staff to celebrate our efforts to protect our most precious resource.

photo: water treatment plant, shutterstock.com

Protecting Michigan’s Waters: Infrastructure for the Future

There are currently many threats to our water here in Michigan. Most of these threats have been looming for years, but action on them has been pushed off, as our legislature procrastinates and ignores the problems instead of taking the hard steps that action requires.

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Tell your legislators to fund water infrastructure updates now!

Act now, by contacting your State House representative and State Senator and urging them to take a stand for water by investing in updating and replacing our crumbling water infrastructure!

Urge Oakland County Commissioners to adopt a septic code

Michigan is the only state in the US without a statewide septic code, and currently only 13 out of our 83 counties have septic codes that require inspections.

Line 5, image via: Oil & Water Don't Mix

Endorse the Decomission Plan

Take Action Now and Endorse the Oil & Water Don't Mix Plan to Decommission Line 5

From We All Live Downstream

Lake Michigan, photo: flickr.com/elviskennedy  (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Nestle Wins and our Great Lakes Lose

April 9, 2018

Last week, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality did the unthinkable; they ruled in favor of Nestle in their controversial bid to double the amount of water they pump for next to nothing and sell back to us.

Great Lakes / photo: flickr.com/gsfc (CC BY 2.0)

How Big Oil is Using Big Bucks to Put Our Great Lakes at Risk

December 5, 2017

We have two options here: demand our elected officials to act on behalf of their constituents and decommission Line 5 before it fails, or continue to elect people like Governor Snyder and Attorney General Schuette and keep our fingers crossed.

Tittabawassee River photo: flickr.com/collins_family (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Three million gallons of sewage, a contaminated river, and Michigan’s water infrastructure woes

November 6, 2017

Last week, Saginaw Township’s wastewater retention and treatment basins overflowed. After just over two inches of rainfall stressed the outdated sewer infrastructure to its failing point, over three million gallons of partially treated sewage was released into the Tittabawassee River.