Press Releases

Press Releases

May 18, 2017 Governor Rick Snyder P.O. Box 30013 Lansing, MI 48909 Dear Governor Snyder, Michigan is in a crisis of water policy and law. This crisis requires your intervention and leadership now. This week in Detroit an additional 18,000 homes will be added to the already 20,000 plus homes disconnected from the Detroit water…

Press Release: April 21, 2017 Today is the final day for public comment on the Nestle permit application to increase water withdrawal at the PW 101 well in Osceola Township in Evart from 150 gpm to 400 gpm. Final comments must be in by 5:00. It is still unclear if the increase to 250 gpm…

Now is the time for leadership from Governor Snyder to halt the permit for NestlĂ© to increase their water taking in Evart, MI. Michigan water laws and administrative policies require immediate repair. Governor Snyder needs to establish a two-year moratorium on increases and new water taking permits. This is what the Province of Ontario did…

February 16, 2017 To: Heidi Grether Director, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality P.O. Box 30473, Lansing, MI 48909-7973 Rick Snyder Governor of the State of Michigan P.O. Box 30013, Lansing, MI 48909 From: Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation RE: NestlĂ© Permit for Production Well PW-101, WSSN20166-67 White Pine Springs Site, Osceola County WE are formally…