How has the Clean Water Act impacted your life? For those of us who weren’t alive when the Clean Water Act was passed into law in 1972, we interpret this law through the eyes of Generation Y. Schuylkill River, PA | Michael Murphy My parents grew… 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
Blog Posts By This Author
This is a guest blog post from Samantha Wright, Project Scientist at FB Environmental Associates, Inc. Samantha writes about the importance of the Clean Water Act to her work as an environmental scientist. Rain gardens help to reduce stormwater runoff… Read more »
Stream Pollution from Coal Mines near Route 160 in Letcher County, Kentucky | iLoveMountains.org Last week, Representative Johnson (R-OH) introduced the “Stop the War on Coal Act of 2012” (H.R. 3409) with the bill expected to hit the floor… Read more »
Willamette River, OR before the Clean Water Act | Oregon State University Archives I’ve never known a time without a Clean Water Act in the United States. This became particularly clear to me after watching footage from Oregon State University… Read more »
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 »
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 »