Factsheet: Line 5 - A Timeline of a Ticking Bomb
A fossil fuel pipeline exists at the interaction of two Great Lakes. Built for 50 years but running for nearly 70. Unsupported sections, a million gallons already spilled along its length, owned by a company responsible for the largest inland oil spill in US history. The aging Line 5 pipeline is a disaster waiting to happen. This is a timeline of major Line 5 events, from construction in 1953 to present day.
Factsheet: Rhode Island 2023 Comprehensive PFAS Ban Act
Until Rhode Island passes a more comprehensive ban on toxic PFAS, these toxic "forever chemicals" will continue to contaminate our waterways and our bodies. Clean Water Action is supporting legislation this session that will ban these dangerous PFAS chemicals from a range of products we use every day *before* these toxins can contaminate our bodies and the environment.
Clean Water Currents | Spring 2023
In This Issue: A Message From Bob Wendelgass & Welcome to our New President/CEO Jeff Carter | Progress in Getting Lead Out of Drinking Water Systems | Ohio Train Wreck Could Be Biden’s Chance to Champion Chemical Safety | Ensuring America’s Water Infrastructure is Equitable, Modernized, and Resilient | Victory! EPA Proposes Protective Wastewater Treatment Standards for Coal Plants in Response to Our Litigation | Congress Votes to Nullify Clean Water Restoration Rule | The Burden of Cleaning up PFAS Shouldn’t Just Fall on Drinking Water Systems and Their Customers | State & Regional News
PFAS: Coping with California's "Forever Chemicals" Crisis
California has a major PFAS crisis impacting the environment and public health: virtually all Californians have PFAS in their bodies, and the chemicals have been detected in at least 146 public water systems serving 16 million people.
Factsheet: Support Limits on PFAS Chemicals in Drinking Water
EPA is proposing enforceable Safe Drinking Water Act limits on the two oldest PFAS chemicals, and also considering an innovative approach to the problem of the thousands of other PFAS chemicals, some of which are also being found in drinking water. EPA needs to hear that you support strong drinking water limits and further action to get these toxic chemicals out of our environment.
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