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Vote for Biden/Harris
October 22, 2020

In early 2016 I was out with some colleagues and one of them said, “We elected Reagan twice, Trump could win.” I chuckled and said “OK, boomer” to myself.

Welp...

As my friend, Neil, recently wrote, everything we thought could happen under a Trump administration has. And then some. 

Photo by Neil Bhaerman
October 22, 2020

Neil Bhaerman is a Clean Water Action member and former Clean Water Action phone canvasser and Communications Manager. He currently directs communications for the Ohio Federation of Teachers

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October 21, 2020

I am an enthusiastic “every-time” voter. I enjoy looking up and down the ballot at the names of the people who I feel have earned my vote by being responsive to my advocacy and values. Whether it is a Presidential election in November or a sleepy town election where the incumbents are running unopposed, I always look forward to showing up on election day at my local community center.

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October 13, 2020

As a member of Clean Water Action’s CT Energy Network, I’ve had the opportunity to learn more about state programs on energy efficiency and renewables, connect with other energy task force leaders across the state and share best practices that we can help implement in our towns. 

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October 13, 2020

Working town by town to expand energy efficiency and renewables!

A picture of me, communications intern, Flynn Condit.
October 6, 2020

Hi, my name is Flynn!

I’m an aspiring UX designer, high school senior, basketball player, business owner, and most importantly, a sushi-eater in the Austin Metropolitan Area. I have recently been hired as an intern by Clean Water Action to work on web content and national/state issues, and I’m very excited to be here! 

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October 5, 2020

On September 15, the Montgomery County Council held a public hearing on Council Bills 32-20 and 33-20, about moving beyond the use of plastics that cannot be recycled in Montgomery County. Clean Water Action submitted the below comments in support of the bill. To submit your own comments, click here!

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September 30, 2020

On October 5th, Clean Water and Audubon Naturalist Society submitted testimony to the Montgomery County Council explaining our questions and concerns about a proposal to open up the Montgomery County Agricultural Preserve for solar development. 

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A vote for Franca Muller Paz is a vote for clean water, clean air, and healthy communities
September 30, 2020

Ballots are arriving in mailboxes across Baltimore City as we speak, and as a country we face enormous challenges and choices between now and the November elections. But whatever happens at the federal level, Baltimore will be more equipped to face it with leadership in City Hall that prioritizes protecting public health, dismantling inequitable city policy, working closely with constituents, and building community power. That's why Clean Water Action proudly endorses Franca Muller Paz for Baltimore City Council District 12.

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September 28, 2020

A majority of Clean Water Action members tell us they’d be willing to pay a small amount extra each month to be able to get their electricity from clean solar energy, generated locally, near where they live.