Michigan Actions

Support HR 351—New Information on PFAS Must Be Released

PFAS chemicals have already contaminated drinking water sources in at least 30 different locations in over 15 communities across Michigan, but the federal government isn’t releasing important information about the health effects of these contaminants.

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Michigan needs a strong statewide sanitary code

Right now, the State House Natural Resources Committee is holding hearings on two bills, HB 5752 and HB 5753, that would create a statewide sanitary code for Michigan that requires regular inspections of all septic systems.

Hold DEQ Accountable for Failures in Plainfield Township

Recent Freedom of Information Act requests have shown that Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality knew about PFAS contamination in Plainfield Township’s drinking water, and failed to act for months, keeping residents health at risk.

Septic tank lid. photo: flickr.com/mmwm (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Ingham County: Tell your County Board of Commissioners to continue standing up for our lakes and rivers!

Ingham County has been a leader in environmental stewardship for a long time.

Tell Barry County and Eaton County Commissioners to stand up for our lakes and rivers!

Septic inspections in Barry and Eaton are under attack. Contact your county's Board of Commissioners today to urge them to keep this vital program that protects our water!

Michigan Capitol building / photo: Denny Green, Clean Water

Pledge to hold Michigan Legislators Accountable!

Pledge today to hold your elected officials accountable for their record on issues that affect our water and health.