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Clean Water 50 Stories: Senator Jeff Irwin

May 23, 2022

To celebrate Clean Water Action's 50th anniversary, we’re sharing our history and journey with the people who have joined us along the way as we worked to protect clean water through #CleanWater50Stories. Michigan Senator Jeff Irwin has long been a champion on the issues that affect water resources in Michigan and the Great Lakes. In his time in the Michigan State House Senator Irwin received Clean Water Action’s Lawmaker of the Year Award and has continued to be a strong environmental advocate in the state Senate.

Clean Water 50 Stories: Audrey Gerard

April 5, 2022

To celebrate Clean Water Action's 50th anniversary, we’re sharing our history and journey with the people who have joined us along the way as we worked to protect clean water through #CleanWater50Stories. Audrey Gerard worked in our Ann Arbor, Michigan office as a canvasser and field manager from 2015 to 2018 and now works as a Organizer for Michigan United. Audrey shared memories and thoughts on her time at Clean Water Action - the beginning of her career as an activist and advocate - and the lasting impacts and lessons learned - in an interview with former coworker Jen Schlicht.

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Clean Water 50 Stories: Emily Rochon

March 17, 2022

Meet Emily Rochon, a true force of nature helping to lead the way for a clean energy future. Emily has played important roles in the clean energy industry, advancing solar and offshore wind projects -- and she got her start as a climate organizer for Clean Water Action in Rhode Island. Emily's story is one of many we will feature throughout our 50th anniversary year, lifting up our history and the people along the way who have contributed to our legacy and created impact. Emily inspires us, and we bet she will you inspire you too!