Protecting The Great Lakes and Michigan's Water

Michigan Capitol building / photo: Denny Green, Clean Water

Shut Down Line 5 Lobby Day

Join Clean Water Action staff, volunteers, and allies from across the state to tell our elected representatives to support the resolutions calling for the shut down of Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac!

Image via Oil & Water Don't Mix and National Wildlife Federation

The Line 5 Pipeline

The Company’s History

Oil and gas well silhouette photo: shutterstock, Calin Tatu

Address the Hazards Posed by Fracking

The oil and gas industry is taking full advantage of Michigan’s lack of regulation and oversight of new high-pressure hydraulic fracturing techniques.

Lake Superior / photo: Wendy Heath for Clean Water Action

Act to Protect the Great Lakes

Send a message to your U.S. Senators and Representative urging them to fully fund the GLRI, overdue infrastructure investments, and other important federal programs that protect our water, health, and the Great Lakes.

From We All Live Downstream

Protect the Great Lakes, Shut Down Line 5
June 23, 2017

For the past three years, one of our main campaigns in Michigan has been the effort to decommission Enbridge’s Line 5 pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac. The campaign has taken many different turns over the past three years, and this summer is going to be crucial, as we prepare for a public comment period for Gov. Snyder’s Pipeline Safety Advisory Board meeting that will run from July 6th to August 4th.

Image via Oil & Water Don't Mix and National Wildlife Federation
February 14, 2017

For 64 years, there has been crude oil flowing through the Straits of Mackinac.

Michigan Capitol building / photo: Denny Green, Clean Water
January 26, 2017

Last week Governor Snyder gave his annual State of the State address. Among all the glowing reviews he had about how far our state has come, were a few glaring omissions.