Great Lakes

Gray Wolf. Photo: Bruce McKay via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

I have great news: a federal court just ruled that gray wolves around the Great Lakes will keep their Endangered Species Act protections, meaning they can’t be trapped and hunted for sport.1Now we need to stop Congress from not only removing these protections but blocking any further review by the courts.Together, you’ve sent more than 50,000 messages asking your representatives […]

We’ve teamed up with Food Water Watch Ohio and the Humane Society of the United States to offer some common-sense strategies to clean up lake Erie by addressing the manure and fertilizer that cause toxic algae blooms. But we need your help to make sure local politicians feel the pressure to act. Click here to submit a letter responding to the […]

On July 29, Kevyn Orr, the city’s unelected emergency manager,returned control over the Detroit Water and Sewage Department to the mayor and city council. This means that the Water Board is in the hands of the public again and elected officials again, not an appointed manager. Our Accomplishments Our round-the-clock efforts, generated over 20,000 emails and signatures to Governor Snyder to ensure […]