Residents along the Long Island Sound don’t just have to worry about possible beach closures this summer. Due to heavy rainfall over the last few days, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation has issued a temporary closure for shell… 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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Take Action Now!Tell Congress to Oppose the Dirty Water Bill The Clean Water for Cooperative Federalism Act (H.R. 2018) introduced by Representative Mica (R-FL) and Representative Rahall (D-WV) will go to the floor for a vote in the House. Despite its… Read more »
Update on the Dirty Water Bill: On June 22nd, the ‘Clean Water for Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011’ (H.R. 2018) passed out of the Transportation and Infrastructure full committee. Now it will likely go to the floor to be voted on by the… Read more »
Today, Representative Donna Edwards (D-Md.) introduced the ‘Green Infrastructure for Clean Water Act of 2011’ to the House. This bill will help communities manage polluted runoff using smarter stormwater management strategies that protect… Read more »
Today, Senator Cardin (D-Md.) introduced the STOPS Runoff Act of 2011 that will reduce polluted runoff from federally funded highways and roads. It’s hard to believe that the streets and highways we drive on every day are one of the leading sources of… Read more »
At the end of September, New York City introduced a $1.5 billion plan to implement green infrastructure technologies across the city to help manage the stormwater runoff that overwhelms the city’s water infrastructure and causes an estimated 1.25… Read more »
Here are some key legislation pieces that we have been working on recently: H.R. 3534: The CLEAR ActThanks to your help the House passed the CLEAR Act, a comprehensive response to the BP oil spill in the Gulf. The bill fully funds the Land and Water… Read more »
Last week, Senator Cardin introduced the STOPS Runoff Act (S. 3602) that will reduce polluted stormwater runoff from federally funded highway and road projects. Roads are a major source of polluted stormwater runoff because rainwater that falls is unab… Read more »
As oil continues to flow into the Gulf of Mexico from the devastating BP spill, the connection between clean waters, communities, and healthy wildlife becomes clear. Images of oil soaked brown pelicans, fishermen with no fish to catch, and beachgoers s… Read more »
As I stood outside a metro stop, waiting under an overhang as the rain poured down during one of the District’s hot summer thunderstorms, I watched as water slowly began rising in the street. After about five minutes, cars were swerving to avoid… Read more »