Columbia River Gorge, OR | Stacey Detwiler If you’ve been keeping an eye on the state of funding for water infrastructure over the past few years, you may have noticed a general trend. Like most federal funding these days, programs that provide c… Read more »
Stacey provides support to government relations and conservation staff, specifically working towards federal clean water policy that promotes 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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We’re officially into summer here in Washington, DC with temperatures consistently hitting the 90s (and even the 100s!). Particularly in urban areas, the large number of hard surfaces like parking lots and rooftops can be 50-90°F hotter than the… Read more »
Last weekend, I spent the day tubing down the Shenandoah River by Harper’s Ferry, close to where it meets the Potomac. There are few better ways to beat the heat of a Washington, DC summer than escaping downtown and spending some time on (or in)… Read more »
Today, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies will mark up their appropriations bill for fiscal year 2013. This bill authorizes spending for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Inte… Read more »
Take Action to Stop Dirty Water Amendments in the Farm Bill Tell your Senators to stand strong on clean water and oppose any dirty water amendments! Right on the heels of the latest attacks on the Clean Water Act, the Senate is now preparing to take up… Read more »
Rep Donna Edwards urges her colleagues in House to stand up for clean water & protect families, economies, drinking water. Today, the House is voting on the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act of FY 2013 today, which includes a dirty water… Read more »
If you live and work in the Washington, DC area, this year’s number one Most Endangered River may hit closer to home than you might think. The Potomac River provides drinking water for over 5 million people in Maryland, Virginia, and the District… Read more »
Today’s post is by Brian Wegener of the Tualatin Riverkeepers, a nonprofit organization working to protect and restore Oregon’s Tualatin River System. With increasing urbanization comes an increasing area of rooftops, parking lots, and high… Read more »
Take action to protect the Bay from a bad bill that sets a dangerous precedent to weaken Clean Water Act protections across the country. More dirty water coming to the Chesapeake Bay, and maybe your river soon. Don’t be deceived by the words… Read more »
What part of the environment does Senator Paul (R-KY) believe he is defending with his ‘Defense of Environment and Property Act of 2012’ (S. 2122)? It’s certainly not clean water. In the latest iteration of a “dirty water bill… Read more »