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909 Abbot Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48823
(517) 203-0754
(517) 203-0760
552 S. Main St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
734.222.6347
734.222.6473
23885 Denton Street
Suite B
Clinton Township, MI 48036
586.783.3277
586.783.4033

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Protecting Michigan’s Waters: Infrastructure for the Future

There are currently many threats to our water here in Michigan. Most of these threats have been looming for years, but action on them has been pushed off, as our legislature procrastinates and ignores the problems instead of taking the hard steps that action requires.

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Be a Clean Water Voter - Michigan Endorsements for 2018

Below is a list of Clean Water Action endorsements for 2018. We'll be adding to this list as we announce more endorsements.

Protect the Great Lakes, Shut Down Line 5

Stop the Snyder-Enbridge Line 5 tunnel scheme!

Take action today, and tell Governor Snyder and Attorney General Schuette to let the voters decide the fate of Line 5 in November instead of circumventing the will of the people and state law by rushing through another shady deal with Enbridge.

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Tell your legislators to fund water infrastructure updates now!

Act now, by contacting your State House representative and State Senator and urging them to take a stand for water by investing in updating and replacing our crumbling water infrastructure!

Urge Oakland County Commissioners to adopt a septic code

Michigan is the only state in the US without a statewide septic code, and currently only 13 out of our 83 counties have septic codes that require inspections.

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Endorse the Decomission Plan

Take Action Now and Endorse the Oil & Water Don't Mix Plan to Decommission Line 5

From We All Live Downstream

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Michigan Primary Elections are Tomorrow! Vote for Our Water.

August 6, 2018

Tomorrow across Michigan, voters will be head to the polls to cast ballots for candidates that represent their values and priorities.

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Michigan Needs Science-Driven Standards for PFAS in Drinking Water

July 10, 2018

In mid-June, after months of pressure from Clean Water Action members and public health advocates, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) finally released their study on the health effects of PFAS contamination.

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Michigan needs a strong statewide sanitary code

May 9, 2018

Each year, 9.4 billion gallons of raw sewage flow into our lakes and rivers from leaking septic systems, but Michigan is the only state in the U.S. without a uniform sanitary code requiring periodic inspections of septic systems.