Clean Water Action’s Statement on Michigan’s New Proposed Water Legislation
June 24, 2008
Clean Water Action stands with its Great Lakes, Great
But we are deeply disappointed in the
Senate Republicans who
refused to enhance
Over the past year, Clean Water Action members and
volunteers sent more than 28,000 letters, made more than 1,000 phone
sent over 5,000 emails, attended town hall meetings in their districts,
In the end, the Senate Republicans refused to adopt these critical protections. Period. They would not budge. It has become apparent that they are either being manipulated by private water profiteers who are quietly laying claim to the world’s remaining fresh water or they are operating on behalf of these interests. Clean Water Action hopes for the former because the solution to that problem requires continued education and public pressure. If, however, the Senate Republicans have teamed up with the profiteers, our task is daunting but urgent.
Four years ago this week, I convened the initial
meeting of what
became the Great Lakes, Great For more information, contact Cyndi Roper at 517.490.1394.
For more information, contact Cyndi Roper at 517.490.1394.
Clean Water Action is a national 501(c)4 organization committed to clean, safe and affordable water. The environmental organization is the state’s largest with more than 235,000 Michigan members served by five offices located in Grand Rapids, East Lansing, Ann Arbor, Royal Oak and Clinton Township.