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 »
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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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 »
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Stormwater in Columbia, MO | Andrew Wamboldt A 2008 study [PDF] found that every dollar invested in water and sewer infrastructure increases the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by $6.35 in the long term. The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Econom… Read more »
the Italian voice Last week, a study from the University of Minnesota found that increasing amounts of triclosan, an anti-microbial ingredient used in soaps, toothpastes, and even some over-the-counter drugs, were present in lakes across Minnesota. Res… Read more »
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