Protecting The Great Lakes and Michigan's Water

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.

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.

Advocates and Lawmakers Celebrate 45th Anniversary of Clean Water Act

“To fulfill the goals of the Clean Water Act, we must rebuild our water infrastructure, which will prevent billions of gallons of raw sewage from entering our rivers and lakes each year,”

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From We All Live Downstream

Protect the Great Lakes, Shut Down Line 5
September 14, 2017

During the Pipeline Safety Advisory Board’s public comment period on Line 5 in July, over 11,000 Clean Water Action members in Michigan made their voices heard, telling the state to immediately decommission the Line 5 pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac.

Lake Michigan, photo: flickr.com/elviskennedy  (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
August 31, 2017

Over the course of the last winter, Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality held a public comment period on Nestle again asking to increase the amount of water that they take from a well in Osceola Township, Michigan. Clean Water Action members from across the state made their voices heard.

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.