Because pesticides are meant to kill living organisms, they are by their nature, toxic. However one chemical — 1,2,3-TCP, or Trichloropropane — was particularly toxic to humans and persistent in the environment.
California is one of only two states that have set enforceable drinking water standards for the chemical perchlorate in drinking water.
Your vote is your voice. The 2020 election is the most important in recent history – we need as many clean water voters as possible to participate and vote this year. That is why Clean Water Action urges everyone to make sure they are registered, make a plan to vote, and receive a mail-in ballot.