Clean Water Action works in Michigan to protect the Great Lakes and all the waters in-between, from groundwater to the water tap. We empower people to take action to protect the health of Michigan's waters, our communities, our environment, and our democracy.
A number of communities are taking action to explore what it would take to break from investor-owned utilities who are failing to meet community reliability, sustainability, and affordability expectations and instead form a new public power utilities. Over two years and across multiple states, the Public Power Project collaboration explored the perspective of campaigners, public officials, staff of existing municipal power utilities, and communities already served by public power. Through landscape analysis, interviews, and focus groups this report shares insights gained about how public power, in its incumbent and emergent forms, can be equitable, just, and democratic.Learn More