Freshwater Future Weekly: April 7, 2023

Freshwater Future Weekly: April 7, 2023

Freshwater Heroes Award Ceremony Recording Available Freshwater Future celebrated World Water Day by honoring eleven Freshwater Heroes, including individuals and organizations, whose contributions and achievements are truly inspiring. If you missed the event, you can watch the recording here to hear their remarkable stories.

Deadline Monday, April 10th, Noon: Submit Public Comments to Stop Toxic Coal Ash Disposal At Two Michigan Energy Plants 

Last week we shared that the U.S. EPA announced a preliminary decision to deny an application for an energy company to continue dumping toxic coal ash into unlined waste ponds at two coal-fired power plants. Sign our letter to the U.S. EPA today to support the permit denial and avoid any further contamination. Freshwater Future will send it to the U.S. EPA on Monday.

Still Time to Support the Freshwater Future Team At the Big House 5k

The April 16th Big House 5K race is sold out, but you can still be a part of this event. Donate to support Freshwater Future on our Team Page and help us be the top fundraiser to elevate the importance of access to safe and clean drinking.  

Geoff Peach Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced

Geoff Peach, co-founder of the Lake Huron Coastal Centre located in Goderich, ON was passionate about protecting Lake Huron and recognized by Freshwater Future in 2016 as a Memorial Freshwater Hero. The Lake Huron Coastal Centre created the Geoff Peach Memorial Scholarship to remember and continue Geoff’s legacy by supporting students working on coastal conservation research. Congratulations to the scholarship recipients.