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Line 5: A Timeline of a Ticking Bomb

Major Line 5 events from construction to present day

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Keep Michigan's Water Public

Michigan’s water belongs to all of us. Currently our water is at risk of over-extraction and privatization.

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Making Polluters Pay in Michigan

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

Extend Michigan's Water Shutoff Moratorium

Due to support from Michiganders like you, our State Legislature passed a temporary moratorium on water shutoffs in 2020.

Lake Michigan at Sunset

Michigan Currents | Fall 2021

In this issue read more about Clean Water Action's work in Michigan to protect our Great Lakes and our Democracy, an update on the fight to Shut Down Line 5, acting on climate with community power, and how you can get involved.

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Ask President Biden to Support Shutting Down Line 5

Enbridge is trying to block action by Michigan’s Governor to protect us from a catastrophic oil pipeline rupture in the Straits of Mackinac.

From We All Live Downstream

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Clean Water 50 Stories: Senator Jeff Irwin

May 23, 2022

To celebrate Clean Water Action's 50th anniversary, we’re sharing our history and journey with the people who have joined us along the way as we worked to protect clean water through #CleanWate

Clean Water 50 Stories: Audrey Gerard

April 5, 2022

To celebrate Clean Water Action's 50th anniversary, we’re sharing our history and journey with the people who have joined us along the way as we worked to protect clean water through #CleanWate

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Clean Water 50 Stories: Emily Rochon

March 17, 2022

Meet Emily Rochon, a true force of nature helping to lead the way for a clean energy future. Emily has played important roles in the clean energy industry, advancing solar and offshore wind projects -- and she got her start as a climate organizer for Clean Water Action in Rhode Island. Emily's story is one of many we will feature throughout our 50th anniversary year, lifting up our history and the people along the way who have contributed to our legacy and created impact. Emily inspires us, and we bet she will you inspire you too!