Water

PFAS and the Health of the Huron River

Date: 
Tue, Dec 18, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

Please join us for a free community-focused discussion on the emerging threat of PFAS to the Huron River. A panel of State, County, City and Huron River Watershed Council staff will present information followed by a time for audience questions and answers.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 7:00-9:00pm
Towsley Auditorium, Morris J Lawrence Building
Washtenaw Community College
4800 E Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Presented by the Huron River Watershed Council, the Washtenaw County Health Department, and the City of Ann Arbor.

Location: 
Towsley Auditorium
Address: 
4800 E. Huron River Dr., Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

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Annual Election Meeting

Date: 
Thu, Dec 13, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

This meeting is the general election. Join us to vote, hear about what is coming up in 2019 for the GRWP, and how you can be involved.

Current nominations
Shannon Abbott, President (current Vice President)
OPEN, Vice President
Lori Beck, Secretary (incumbent)
Pam Allard, Treasurer (incumbent)
Dick B, Sargent at Arms

Nominations for Vice President or throwing your hat in the ring is accepted still.
We are also looking for people to be active volunteers to help with social media and fundraising/grants.

Location: 
Roots Brew Shop
Address: 
600 7th St NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504

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No Enbridge Tunnel Rally Petoskey, Michigan

Date: 
Sat, Dec 8, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

City:

No Enbridge Tunnel Rally! Calling all Water Warriors/Protectors, Friends of the Mackinac Bridge Authority, Michigan Voters, Tribal reps and citizens, and those that love the land and water in Michigan! We stand United! Dress Warm!! Bring Signs and tribal flags!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2274935606074362/

Location: 
Mitchell Street & 31

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PFAS Action Now Day

Date: 
Tue, Dec 4, 2018 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

City:

Join Michigan LCV on Tuesday, December 4 in Lansing (the House Democrats Press Room, House Office Building, 11th floor) to tell lawmakers that we demand PFAS action NOW.

We’ll be standing shoulder-to-shoulder with experts and residents who have been impacted by PFAS-contaminated drinking water and lobbying lawmakers to urge them to act.

Location: 
Anderson House Office Building
Address: 
124 North Capitol Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48933

Calling Washtenaw #WaterProtectors! Postcard Session

Date: 
Fri, Nov 16, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

Let's eat cake and write to the 6 Michigan Senators who have sponsored or are reviewing SB1197, a bill that transfers a proposed completed tunnel under the Bridge to the Mackinac Bridge Authority, without funding or impact studies--and possibly removing Enbridge from liabitlies of tunnel or pipeline failures.
All material supplies will be provide. Your individual thoughts are valuable.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2159546264285247/

Location: 
418 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI 48197-5327, United States

Lame Duck Lobby Day

Date: 
Tue, Nov 27, 2018 - 8:00am to 1:00pm

City:

PLEASE RSVP at our website if you're pretty sure you can come: https://www.oilandwaterdontmix.org/lame_duck_lobby_day
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Location: 
Michigan State Capitol
Address: 
110 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48933

Ward 3/4 Issues & Action: Water

Date: 
Wed, Oct 17, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

PFAS, Gelman Plume, Line 5, Flint, Detroit shutoffs, Nestle, fracking and pipelines, Fermi 2 warm & radioactive water discharge. Here in MI—home to 20% of the earth’s fresh water. What can we do? Come hear from:

Rita Loch Caruso—UM School of Public Health—PFAS & Gelman/1,4 Dioxane

Jeff Irwin—Line 5 & the importance of electing Dana Nessel for Attorney General

Yousef Rabhi—legislative opportunities to protect our water. What else?

Campaign staff from Dana Nessel will be on hand

Location: 
Ann Arbor Senior Center
Address: 
1320 Baldwin Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Our Water Our Vote Fundraiser

Date: 
Mon, Oct 8, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

City:

Hosted by Phil Roos and the Great Lakes Growthworks Team.

We look forward to discussing the current state of Michigan's Great Lakes and waterways and our vision for a powerful conservation voters movement in 2018 and beyond.

We cannot miss this opportunity to ensure environmental champions are elected to office who will set Michigan back on course, now and for future generations.

Special remarks by Lisa Wozniak, executive director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters.

Please RSVP using the ticket link.

Location: 
220 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2106, United States

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From Michigan to Louisiana #StrikeDownETP

Date: 
Tue, Sep 18, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

City:

We are meeting at the Marathon refinery. Please share this event! We need everyone!

The water protectors in the Bayous of Louisiana are calling for solidarity actions across the nation on September 18th to stop the construction of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline!

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) is the company that unleashed horrific violence on water protectors at Standing Rock They are the company that has had Ellen Gerhart, Red Fawn and many others imprisoned for resisting. They are the company that brutally attacked us last week as we halted illegal pipeline construction.

Location: 
1001 S Oakwood Blvd, Detroit, MI 48217-1319, United States

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Faith Leaders and Community Stand Against Water Shut Offs

Date: 
Thu, Oct 4, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am

City:

Please join us Thursday, October 4, 2018
9:30 for Prayers and Water Ceremony: On the Riverfront at Hart Plaza
10:30 Press Conference at the Spirit of Detroit Statue at the Coleman A. Young Building.

You are invited to:
*Stand in solidarity with over 240 faith leaders;
*Change the course of history;
*Stand against racial and economic injustice; and
*Give life-sustaining water to the most vulnerable

Location: 
Hart Plaza

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