Michigan Actions

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

We need a Michigan budget that protects the Great Lakes and our health

In early March, Governor Whitmer announced her first state budget proposal.

CMI Cleanups Map

Help us make polluters pay in Michigan

From 1990 until 1995, Michigan had the strongest “polluter pay” law in the country.

Mackinac Bridge

Don't let state legislators turn back progress on protecting the Great Lakes

On Monday Governor Whitmer took action to protect our Great Lakes, strengthen Michigan’s response to PFAS contamination, and bring Michigan into the US Climate Alliance.

Thank Governor Whitmer for standing up for our water!

Join us in thanking Governor Whitmer for taking strong and immediate steps to protect our Great Lakes and address climate change by re-organizing the Department of Environmental Quality into the De

Water from a faucet / photo: istock

Support HB 5375—Drinking Water Standards on PFAS must be driven by science

Studies have shown that the current EPA advisory limit for PFAS in water allows levels that are too high to protect our health.

Septic tank lid. photo: flickr.com/mmwm (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Michigan needs a strong statewide sanitary code

Right now, the State House Natural Resources Committee is holding hearings on two bills, HB 5752 and HB 5753, that would create a statewide sanitary code for Michigan that requires regular inspections of all septic systems.