News & Updates

NEPA For Sale your public lands
February 24, 2020

To slow down the sell off of our public lands and our natural resources, we must stop the proposed changes to NEPA. Send a message to the White House’s Council on Environmental Quality today.

It restricts and marginalizes public comment on environmental reviews.

February 23, 2020

You are invited to attend Clean Water Action's 18th Annual Breakfast of Champions happening Friday, May 8th, 2020 from 8:30 - 10:00 am at the Aspray Boathouse in historic Pawtuxet Village, Warwick! Purchase tickets or become a sponsor.

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February 20, 2020

Trenton, NJ:  In anticipation of Governor Phil Murphy's budget speech next week, a broad collection of faith, labor, progressive, community, and environmental organizations today urged the governor to continue fairly increasing revenue and achieving budget savings to dig NJ out of a financial hole left by his predecessors and to increase funding for critical environmental programs.

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February 20, 2020

The 2020 Minnesota precinct caucuses will be held on Tuesday, February 25th at 7:00pm at locations set by the parties. You can find your precinct caucus here.

February 19, 2020

“Understanding the full extent of PFAS contamination in California's drinking water is critical to both protect the public and enable us to make the most cost-effective decisions about water treatment,” said Andria Ventura, toxics program manager for Clean Water Action. “We don't want to have to keep rethinking technical investments because we didn't have a full understanding of the problem.  That's not fair to water systems or ratepayers.”

February 13, 2020

"This package is a cynical attempt to greenwash oil production, gas and coal-fired powerplants and avoid taking meaningful steps to reduce carbon emissions."



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February 12, 2020

A Partnership to Protect Clean Water

Clean Water Action and Seventh Generation are engaging people in campaigns to reduce water pollution and protect drinking waterSales of Seventh Generation’s new line of personal care products support Clean Water Action’s outreach, organizing and advocacy programs focused on our shared clean water goals.

February 10, 2020

Lansing -- The Trump administration today released its Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposal. It contains historic cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency and programs that Michigan relies on to protect water and health. The budget proposes reducing $28 million in water infrastructure funding for Michigan from the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds.

Mary Brady- Enerson, Clean Water Action’s Michigan Director, released the following response:

February 10, 2020

"Trump’s budget proposal is like the rest of his administration --  bad news for our water, for our climate, and for our communities "


February 10, 2020

In advance of today's scheduled Senate vote, a broad alliance of progressive and labor groups led by Clean Water Action, Ironbound Community Corporation, and New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance submitted the following letter to members of the NJ Senate in support of the Food Waste Recycling Bill (S865)