Press Releases

Thursday, Jun 23, 2022

Clean Water Action announced today their endorsement of Congressman Tom Malinowski for re-election in New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2022

LANSING- Today, Clean Water Action announced their endorsement of Congressman Andy Levin for Michigan’s 11th Congressional District.
 

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Monday, Jun 06, 2022

Environmental Justice (EJ) communities throughout New Jersey are on the brink of change as the landmark Environmental Justice Bill S232 comes closer to being realized. Today’s release of long awaited rules that accompany this landmark EJ Law is a critically important milestone.

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Monday, May 09, 2022

The City of Waterbury is excited to announce the kickoff of the Waterbury Home Energy Action (HEA) Campaign, an initiative aimed at helping homeowners and renters cut their energy use, making homes more comfortable while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The city has partnered with local nonprofits, Clean Water Fund, Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury, Naugatuck Valley Project, and I Heart My Home. 

Wednesday, Jun 01, 2022

LANSING - Today, Clean Water Action  and Sierra Club Michigan Chapter released their legislative scorecard for the 101st Michigan Legislature. In a move unprecedented in the history of either organization they did not score environmentally focused bills, instead scoring bills that would have harmful impacts on our democracy.

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Wednesday, May 04, 2022

BOSTON--Silent Spring Institute published a peer-reviewed article today that details how widespread per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are in children’s products, including clothes, bedding, and furnishings. In response, the Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow, a coalition of 60 environmental and public health nonprofits, called upon Massachusetts state legislators to pass pending bills that would  protect Massachusetts’ children from PFAS and other toxic chemicals.

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Thursday, Apr 28, 2022

In a huge victory for public health, the Rhode Island House voted today to pass H7438 which bans toxic PFAS and heavy metals in packaging including food packaging.

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2022

Clean Water Action members and supporters now have access to a unique ESG-screened investor cash management account with the flexibility to save, invest, and spend in alignment with values of environmental sustainability.

Trenton, NJ -- EmpowerNJ issued the following statement and released the attached report estimating that New Jersey’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have increased by up to 19% from 6 major fossil fuel expansion projects approved by the Murphy Administration over the past 4 years and have the potential to increase an additional 38% if 7 pending projects are approved and completed during his 2nd term.[1

PROVIDENCE – Today, Clean Water Action is excited to announce their 2022 Environmental Champions: Kate Michaud, Liza Burkin, Attorney General Peter Neronha, and former Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott. Additionally, Meg Kerr is this year’s recipient of the David R. Gerraughty Award for Lifetime Commitment to the Environment.