Make Your Voice Heard: The New Lead and Copper Draft Rule is Out; Give Your Year-End Gift and support NO Lead is Safe; Line 5 Tunnel Granted Permit by Michigan Public Service Commission; Win! Proposed Golf Course on Wisconsin Lakeshore Park Blocked; Elevated Lead Levels Found in Pennsylvania Schools’ Drinking Water
This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released their draft version of the new Lead and Copper Rule Improvements. This rule will guide how local, state, and federal governments prevent and respond to lead in our drinking water.
This Week: Giving the Gift of Clean and Safe Water; Chicago-Joliet $1B Agreement and Concerns for Great Lakes Water; Land Swap Threatens Wisconsin Lake Michigan Coastal Park; Ohio State Parks Opened Up for Fracking; The Edmund FitzGerald and the Gales of November in the Great Lakes
This Week: #GivingTuesday Next Week; Freshwater Voices Newsletter Available Online; Staying Vigilant: Freshwater Future Watches for Lead in your Drinking Water; Thousands of Minnesotans’ Drinking Water Contaminated with Nitrate; Public Meeting About Barrier to Prevent Grass Carp from Migrating to Lake Erie
This Week: Save the Date: #Giving Tuesday; Grantee Highlight: Environment North is Taking on Nuclear Waste; Freshwater Future in DC; PFAS Found in 71% of Wisconsin’s Shallow Private Drinking Wells; Freshwater Future Receives Highest Ratings by Candid and Charity Navigator
This Week: Your Voice is Needed to Improve Minnesota’s Water System Funding; EPA Deems Clean Up of the Catastrophe in East Palestine, Ohio Finished: Is it Enough; Water Watchers and Wellness, November 16th; Freshwater Future in DC: Advocating for Real Outcomes from the Farm Bill; Canada Announces Funding for Projects Restoring Great Lakes Areas of Concern; The Crushing Weight of Water Rates in Michigan–Solutions Exist
Your Voice is Needed to Improve Minnesota’s Water System Funding; Seneca Lake Guardian Providing PFAS Test Kits to Residents Near New York’s Largest Landfill; Salmon Farms and Our Great Lakes; Proposed House Funding Bill Guts Clean Water Programs; No One Held Accountable for the Flint Water Crisis
Detroit’s Jefferson-Chalmers Neighborhood Set to Receive $11.2 from FEMA; Deadline November 13th: Your Voice is Needed to Improve Minnesota’s Water System Funding; Freshwater Future Has You Covered for National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week; Success!! Freshwater Future Grantee Highlight: Meet the Wellington Water Watchers!
This Week: Tell Congress to Renew Federal Water Assistance Program; Lobbying Basics for Nonprofits; Improve Minnesota’s Water System Funding; New Law Mandates Universal Lead Testing for Michigan Toddlers; Prevent a Nickel Mine from Polluting Lake Superior; Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Crypto-Mining Site on Seneca Lake Over Warm Water Discharges
Michigan’s Governor has signed legislation mandating lead testing for all 1- and 2-year-olds in the state. Starting next year, doctors…