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 »
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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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 »
Did you know that your odds of getting sick after swimming at your favorite beach could be as high as 1 in 28? In December, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its updated recommendations for recreational water quality. These recommendat… Read more »
On Tuesday, President Obama kept returning to the importance of investing in infrastructure and encouraging innovation throughout his State of the Union address. That’s a great idea. Infrastructure systems can encourage economic growth, connect c… Read more »
Tell the Obama Administration that it’s time to clarify the scope of the Clean Water Act to restore protections to small streams and wetlands and safeguard our clean water. With the start of the new year, it’s time for the Obama Administrat… Read more »
Cuyahoga River | Wikimedia Commons In the spring, the Obama Administration released a national Clean Water Framework to demonstrate its commitment to safeguarding our nation’s rivers, lakes, and streams for clean water and public health. To solid… Read more »
Your right to clean water is under assault in Congress. Senators John Barrasso (R-WY) and Dean Heller (R-NV) have proposed an amendment to the Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill (H.R. 2354) that would effectively limit the protection of t… Read more »
Especially in the fall, one of my favorite weekend activities is to take a hike around Great Falls National Park along the Potomac River. The rushing water always reminds me how close we are to nature, even here in Washington, DC. Even though the… Read more »