The EPA needs to finalize a strong rule that protects clean water | © Nicholas A. Tonelli The odds were stacked heavily against much discussion about the benefits to public health, drinking water supplies, and healthier rivers from the EPA and the… 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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Coastal Wetlands, Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, MA | © US Fish and Wildlife Refuge A scarcely used, yet critical provision of the Clean Water Act provides the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the ability to stop the most devastating… Read more »
Despite nearly thirty years of comprehensive protection under the Clean Water Act, two Supreme Court decisions in 2001 and 2006 put protections for small streams and wetlands into question | © Nicholas A. Tonelli Trees draw in water, nutrients, an… Read more »
This is the guest blog from American Rivers Clean Water Supply Intern, Colleen Walters. The proposed rule released by the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers is important to address the uncertainty surrounding what waters are protected under the Clean… Read more »
The Obama Administrations proposed rule will help clarify confusion around surrounding the types of waters that are protected under the Clean Water Act | © Jaroslav Kuba Today, the Obama Administration publicly released a proposed rule to address… Read more »
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 »
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 »
Garden Canyon River, AZ | © Arizona Office of Tourism Our Waters Are Connected You may know them simply as a small creek running through the backyard, or the little stream that only appears when it rains. They may not consistently flow with water or ev… 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 »