Failed dam on the Green River in Massachusetts shows the river flowing around the spillway and through the retaining wall breach. On Tuesday, American Rivers hosted a Congressional briefing with the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), the… 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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Coal Ash spill in Kingston, TN Credit: United Mountain Defense What material when it spills into local waterways can cause arsenic levels to spike to as much as 300 times the legal limit for drinking water, contains mercury, chromium, and dioxins among… Read more »
Representative Slaughter Introduces Pharmaceutical Stewardship Act A few summers ago, I spent a day paddling down the Schuylkill River. Not along the scenic headwaters, as you might imagine, but right in downtown Philadelphia. There’s nothing qui… Read more »
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 »
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 »