National Blog Posts

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Clean Water 50 Stories: Senator Jeff Irwin

May 23, 2022

To celebrate Clean Water Action's 50th anniversary, we’re sharing our history and journey with the people who have joined us along the way as we worked to protect clean water through #CleanWate

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Storms can cause chemical spills that pollute your drinking water: Here's how we stop it

May 16, 2022

Right now, the majority of the country has no plan in place for storm related toxic chemical leaks. Improperly managed storage facilities can devastate a community’s drinking water.

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I Shouldn’t Have to Worry About Toxic Chemicals in My Son’s Raincoat: Why One REI Co-op Member Wants to See Them Ban PFAS

May 16, 2022

On May 16th, REI will hold its annual member meeting, where leadership will address the co-op in a presentation on its 2023 goals. This is an opportunity for co-op members and other outdoor apparel shoppers to have their voices heard. Send a message to REI today!

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Public Participation for Pollution Protection

May 13, 2022

This year, we’re celebrating Clean Water Action’s 50th birthday and the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act - our na

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Dear REI: Hiking & PFAS Chemicals Don't Belong Together

May 13, 2022

Hi REI,

I just gotta say, I've been shopping at REI for about six years, I love your equipment and the folks who work at your stores are extremely helpful.

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Clean Water 50 Stories: Vernice Miller-Travis

May 5, 2022

In honor of Clean Water Action's 50th birthday, we’re sharing our history and stories of the people who have helped us protect clean water along the way through #CleanWater50Stories.