News & Updates

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March 23, 2020

The 2020 Great Lakes Awards Ceremony has been postponed due to COVID-19. We are working to reschedule and will update this page as soon as possible.

We are still accepting sponsorships. Your donation now is vital to support our campaigns to protect the Great Lakes and all Michiganders. Please consider making your sponsorship today.

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March 23, 2020

Stronger together

The public health and economic crisis created by COVID-19 and the drastic measures taken to flatten the curve of the virus to protect the public impacts all of us. Many of the people and families hardest hit right now already bear the brunt of the climate crisis and water and air pollution and have seen systematic disinvestment in their communities for decades. This crisis requires a massive response from all levels of government and our society.

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March 23, 2020

On April 22nd 2020, the United States will celebrate the 50th Earth Day!

That anniversary is falling at a tumultuous time for our country, planet, and people. Worldwide, people are experiencing the lasting impact of the coronavirus. The presidential and congressional elections are perhaps the most important ever. Youth leaders are rising up against corruption, and demanding a prosperous future.

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March 19, 2020

We are urging our coalition partners to sign onto our PDF iconMethane and Climate Change Coalition letter asking the Wolf Administration to directly address methane in its proposed regulation to control emissions from existing oil and gas operations. Please fill out the form below to sign on.

March 13, 2020

"Finally EPA will act to make sure extreme weather events and other worst case scenarios don't result in drinking water contamination and water pollution. This was what Congress intended and is part of the unfinished business of the landmark Clean Water Act," said Lynn Thorp, Clean Water Action’s National Campaigns Director.

 

Join us for Spring for Water at Barr Mansion
March 9, 2020

**Spring for Water 2020 has been postponed until at least mid-summer. We are still accepting sponsorships and will update this page as soon as we have a new date**

It's time to celebrate our community and our fight for clean water once again!

Please join us at Clean Water Fund's “2020 Spring for Water Birthday Bash” at the Barr Mansion & Artisan Ballroom. We expect a huge crowd to join us for an evening of music by Ex Romantika (Latin Funk), organic a

March 4, 2020

It's been four months since we rallied and testified to the Baltimore City Council to demand a better response to sewage backups in Baltimore City, which impact thousands of city residents every year. Both we and the City Council left that hearing with a lot of unanswered questions, so we're back for another public hearing to shine light on this urgent public health problem. Join us in front of the Land Use Committee to demand that the city better support people dealing with sewage flooding their homes.

March 2, 2020

It's been four months since we rallied and testified to the Baltimore City Council to demand a better response to sewage backups in Baltimore City, which impact thousands of city residents every year. Both we and the City Council left that hearing with a lot of unanswered questions, so we're back for another public hearing to shine light on this urgent public health problem and how the city could better support people facing it. Join us in front of the Land Use Committee

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February 27, 2020

Let's celebrate Michigan’s rich water resources and the extraordinary individuals who work to protect them at Clean Water Action’s 2020 Great Lakes Award Celebration!  

February 26, 2020

For Immediate Release

February 26, 2020

SACRAMENTO - California residents and clean water advocates commend the State Water Board for releasing its proposed plan for a statewide water affordability program on Tuesday.