The 2018 lame duck legislative session has moved at a record pace. More than 300 bills were introduced since the midterm elections on November 6th. Lame duck sessions are often used by corporate lobbyists and lame duck lawmakers, no longer accountable to their constituents, to push through wildly unpopular legislation in the final days of the year.
In this issue: Letter from the Director: What’s at Stake this November?; The Snyder-Schuette Plan to Keep the Great Lakes at Risk; Vote Environment!; Vote to End Gerrymandering this November!; Know Your Voting Rights
In this issue: Updating Michigan’s Lead and Copper Rule; Pledge to Hold Lawmakers Accountable; The Oil Industry’s Line 5 Plan – An Oil Tunnel through the Heart of the Great Lakes; Grand Haven Beach Cleanup; Water is Life – 2018 Great Lakes Awards Celebration; Michigan needs a strong statewide sanitary code
In this issue: Michigan’s Water Infrastructure — Investing in Our Future; Line 5 Update; Clean Water Members Clean Up Lake St. Clair Metropark; Michigan Septic Systems; Welcome Clean Water Action's New Michigan Director; Another Coal Plant Bites the Dust!
US House Approves $170 million for Flint
In late September, the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate voted in favor of $170 million investment in water infrastructure improvements, including replacement of lead service lines, in response to Flint’s water crisis.