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50 Years of Clean Water

In honor of Clean Water Action's 50th birthday, we’re sharing our history and stories of the people who have helped us protect clean water along the way.

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The Issues

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Protect Our Water and Health
Fighting Harmful Impacts of Oil and Gas Production
Engaging the Public, Electing Clean Water Leaders
Environmental Justice

From We All Live Downstream

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April 8, 2022

In a major victory for Clean Water Action and the Mind the Store campaign, Burger King has announced a ban on toxic PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in their food packaging by 2025.

Image: A Clean Water Action Rally in the 80s side by side with a Rally in the 2010s
January 20, 2022

You’ve probably seen the photos or heard the stories about rivers that caught on fire, smog that was thick enough to choke on, “dead” lakes like Lake Erie, and polluters able to do whatever they wanted to with no accountability. It all seemed so “normal”. And it was, until some people decided to speak up and do something.

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March 21, 2022

The unprecedented investment in water infrastructure baked into the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act has the potential to transform communities that have long been overlooked. Implementation of the act will be tricky, and will require vigilance from water advocates.

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