Author: Megan Feeley

Swift Action Needed on Lake Erie Cleanup

Posted on October 10, 2017 by

Alliance for the Great Lakes   •   Freshwater Future Michigan League of Conservation Voters   •   Ohio Environmental Council New Report Details Lackluster Effort by Ohio, Michigan and Ontario in Lake Erie Cleanup More than 13,000 Petitions Calling for Swift Action on Lake Cleanup Delivered October 10, 2017 (Chicago)—Environmental and conservation groups today released a new report […]

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Freshwater Weekly 10/5/17

Posted on October 5, 2017 by

This week: on the road for Great Lakes water visioning + Lake Erie algae watch + help maintain Michigan’s regulatory power + more ways you can make a difference. GREAT LAKES LISTENING TOUR This month, Freshwater Future staff members are traveling around the Great Lakes to learn what water means to residents and what we […]

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Freshwater Weekly 9/21/17

Posted on September 21, 2017 by

This week: funding for grassroots groups + last chance to save Clean Water Rule + Indigenous water walk in Toronto + Lake Erie algae watch + new Line 5 concerns + our take on Nestlé’s controversial bottled water operation + ways you can make a difference. LAST CALL FOR FALL PROJECT GRANTS At Freshwater Future, […]

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Freshwater Weekly 9/14/17

Posted on September 14, 2017 by

This week: take action on the repeal of a popular mining law + Lake Erie algae watch + funding for grassroots groups + ways you can make a difference. WISCONSIN CONSIDERS REPEAL OF POPULAR MINING LAW Wisconsin State Senator Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst) has introduced a bill that would effectively rescind the state’s popular “Prove It […]

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Freshwater Weekly 9/7/17

Posted on September 7, 2017 by

This week: an update on the Waukesha diversion + Wisconsin’s Foxconn deal advances + innovations solutions for Lake Erie + ways you can make a difference. PROCESS TO DIVERT GREAT LAKES WATER UNDER REVIEW Last year, hundreds of Freshwater Future supporters like you spoke out against a proposal to divert water from Lake Michigan to […]

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Freshwater Weekly 8/31/17

Posted on August 31, 2017 by

This week: help stop a proposed nuclear waste dump on Lake Huron + Lake Erie algae watch + 5 ways to protect the Great Lakes + more ways you can make a difference. NUCLEAR WASTE ON THE SHORES OF LAKE HURON? Plans for a proposed nuclear waste dump in Ontario—less than a mile from the […]

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Freshwater Weekly 8/24/17

Posted on August 24, 2017 by

This week: show your love for Lake Erie + a bad deal for Wisconsin + our take on the plan to stop Asian carp + ways you can make a difference. WE ARE LAKE ERIE DAY Show your love for Lake Erie on Monday, August 28! It’s the first ever #WeAreLakeErie Day on Facebook, Twitter, […]

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A Tidal Wave of Support for Lake Erie

Posted on August 24, 2017 by

Monday, August 28 is the first ever #WeAreLakeErie Day on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  For the event, our sister organization Freshwater Future Canada, along with our friends Environmental Defence and the Canadian Freshwater Alliance, will create an online wave of support for Lake Erie. People can join in by sharing their personal stories about the lake—like this one—on social media. Anyone […]

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Freshwater Weekly 8/17/17

Posted on August 17, 2017 by

This week: our favorite freshwater summer photos + speak out for clean water + more ways you can make a difference. A FRESHWATER SUMMER A few weeks ago, Freshwater Future Executive Director Jill Ryan vacationed with her family along Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, where she snapped the photo above of a family friend […]

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