Protecting The Great Lakes and Michigan's Water

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Tell Attorney General Schuette to Protect Michigan's Environment

Our Attorney General should be upholding our rights – including our right to safe, drinkable water and clean, breathable air. Disappointingly, he has been undermining those rights and putting polluting interests ahead of our health and environment.

Michigan Capitol building / photo: Denny Green, Clean Water

Shut Down Line 5 Lobby Day

Join Clean Water Action staff, volunteers, and allies from across the state to tell our elected representatives to support the resolutions calling for the shut down of Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac!

Image via Oil & Water Don't Mix and National Wildlife Federation

The Line 5 Pipeline

The Company’s History

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.

From We All Live Downstream

Image via Oil & Water Don't Mix and National Wildlife Federation
February 14, 2017

For 64 years, there has been crude oil flowing through the Straits of Mackinac.

Michigan Capitol building / photo: Denny Green, Clean Water
January 26, 2017

Last week Governor Snyder gave his annual State of the State address. Among all the glowing reviews he had about how far our state has come, were a few glaring omissions.

Michigan staff dropping thousands of handwritten letters off at the capitol
December 16, 2016

The 98th Michigan Legislature has passed a landmark package of bills expanding renewable energy, protecting ratepayers and the Great Lakes. Bipartisan support increased the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) from 10% by 2015 to 15% by 2022, with an interim mandate of 12.5% by 2019!