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Be a Clean Water Voter - Michigan Endorsements for 2018

August 9, 2018

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

Clean Water Action Releases Lame Duck Scorecard

December 21, 2018

“During the 2018 election, water was consistently one of the top issues on voters’ minds. They came to the polls in record numbers and elected leaders who promised to champion our Great Lakes and environment,” said Mary Brady-Enerson, Michigan Director of Clean Water Action. “During lame duck, unaccountable lawmakers and corporate lobbyists worked hand in hand to gut protections to those same resources that Michigan voters overwhelmingly supported greater protection for in November. Our lame duck scorecard, really only tracks the worst of the worst – bills that aim to cause irreparable harm to our water, and subvert our democratic values,” continued Brady-Enerson.

Clean Water Action Endorses Lora Greene for Michigan’s 106th State House District

October 16, 2018

LANSING- Today, Clean Water Action announced its endorsement of Lora Greene for the Michigan House of Representatives.

Clean Water Action Endorses Joanne Galloway for Michigan’s 107th State House District

October 16, 2018

LANSING- Today, Clean Water Action announced its endorsement of Joanne Galloway for the Michigan House of Representatives.

Clean Water Action Statement on Snyder-Enbridge Oil Tunnel Announcement

October 3, 2018

The following statement can be attributed to Sean McBrearty, Michigan Program Organizer, Clean Water Action:

Today, Governor Snyder cemented his disastrous legacy for the Great Lakes and the people of Michigan. As his administration comes to a close, he announced a last-minute deal with Enbridge Energy that will succeed in keeping the Great Lakes at risk from a massive Line 5 oil spill for the foreseeable future.

Representative Chatfield and House Republicans Play Politics on Line 5

September 26, 2018

LANSING, MI – Shortly after Representative Lee Chatfield’s race for re-election chances in the 107th State House district was moved from the “Likely Republican” column to the “Lean Republican” column by Gongwer News Service, Representative Chatfield scheduled a last minute hearing of the Michigan Competitiveness Committee, which he chairs, for Tuesday to consider a package of insufficient bills relating to Enbridge Energy’s Line 5 pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac. Other committee members were not notified of the hearing until 12 p.m. on Monday.