Freedom Industries storage facility on the Elk River, WV | © West Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church On Tuesday, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing to review the recent chemical spill into the Elk Rive… Read more »
Stacey develops and leads legislative strategy for the Clean Water Supply program, specifically working towards federal clean water policies that promote green infrastructure and reduces sewage spills and polluted stormwater runoff.
Stacey joined American Rivers in 2009. Prior to this, she served as an intern with the Pew Environment Group where she worked on reforming salmon aquaculture standards and advocating for the protection of vulnerable Antarctic krill and tuna species. Stacey also worked with the Pennsylvania Environmental Council where she worked on stormwater management and green infrastructure projects in Philadelphia.
B.A. in Environmental Studies and Public Policy from Connecticut College in New London, CT.Schuylkill River
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The Innovative Stormwater Infrasture Act of 2013 will provide needed tools for communities to consider alternative approaches to water management solutions | © Lynette Batt Shifting Towards Innovative Solutions to Reduce Polluted Runoff In early O… Read more »
Sign the Petition Garden Canyon River, AZ | © Arizona Office of Tourism Our Waters Are Connected I strongly support the administration relying on this science report to inform and advance rulemaking to protect these streams and wetlands as “Waters of t… Read more »
Tell the EPA that it’s time to take the lead in moving forward on these critical updates to protect clean water and public health. I live in Arlington County, Virginia where hard surfaces like roads and rooftops that are impervious to water make up 42… Read more »
What You Can Do Ask your representatives to tell the EPA to support stormwater protections | © W.Marsh The price we pay for polluted runoff is in the unspoken cost of countless basement backups, cancelled fishing trips, and closed beaches. Unfortunatel… Read more »
Outdated stormwater infrastructure puts clean drinking water at risk. Congress must invest now to protect against sewage overflows. According to the most recent House Interior-EPA Appropriations bill, which sets funding levels for the Department of Int… Read more »
Potomac River, DC, MD, VA | © Robert Pos Have you ever wondered where a river comes from and where it flows? The Department of Interior just released a new tool that lets you map out a river from its source in countless small headwater streams all the… Read more »
Bellingham Bay, WA | © Stacey Detwiler Are you heading to the beach this summer? Take a look at the Natural Resources Defense Council’s (NRDC) latest report, Testing the Waters, before you head out. Every year, NRDC uses water quality and beach c… Read more »
beau.unruh It’s early June and may be just about time to start thinking about a summer vacation. For many, it might be a quick trip to the beach for some time in the sun and ocean. In fact, the typical American spends 10 recreational days along t… Read more »
Destruction from Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey | © Bryan Detwiler More than six months ago, Hurricane Sandy swept through the mid-Atlantic leaving a path of destruction across New York, New Jersey, and surrounding states. With total damage estimates re… Read more »