National Blog Posts

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There is finally light at the end of the lead pipe

April 14, 2021

President Biden proposed a lot of money for funding of lead pipe replacement in the American Jobs Plan.  This could be a game changer.

Zero Waste Earth Day Tips

Zero Waste Earth Day Tips

April 12, 2021

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the idea of going zero waste in your life?

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Closing the loopholes that let oil and gas producers pollute our water

April 7, 2021

The oil and gas industry wields enormous political power.

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A Democracy For The People: memories and lessons from Michigan elections

March 3, 2021

Years ago I volunteered on election day outside a suburban Detroit polling station at a majority Black precinct, speaking to voters about an renewable energy ballot proposal.

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When it comes to tackling toxic ‘forever chemicals’, the Clean Water Act has many powerful, yet underutilized, policy tools

February 17, 2021

President Biden has pledged to take quick action on toxic fluorinated ‘forever chemicals’ known as PFAS “by designating PFAS as a hazardous substance, setting enforceable limits for PFAS