Minnesota Water Action Wednesdays is a series of virtual events discussing pressing issues and topics regarding protecting our Minnesota water resources, learning the background and history, where we currently stand, what the future holds, and how supporters can take action. These briefings from Clean Water Action staff cover a wide range of topics that affect the health of our communities and environment. for a better understanding of the key issues affecting our water and the work Clean Water Action is doing to address the problems.
The series is currently on hiatus. Click below to watch previous Water Action Wednesday briefings and follow Clean Water Action on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook for new actions you can take each Wednesday to protect clean water across the country.
Previous Water Action Wednesday Briefings:
Insider Briefing on the Line 3 Fight.
June 2nd, 2021
Environmental Health and Justice Organizer Sasha Lewis-Norelle discusses the background of the Line 3 fight, why it's important to stop Line 3, what current activism against the pipeline looks like, and end with clear steps to take action.
What’s Next on PFAS?
July 14th, 2021 | 7 PM CST
Tom Johnson, Clean Water Action Minnesota Toxics Program Organizer, will lead a discussion on PFAS pollution in Minnesota, the extent of the problem and the risks posed to human and environmental health from these forever chemicals, and what you can do to take action to protect clean water.
The Link Between Food and Climate
August 11th, 2021
Laura Kastenbauer, Clean Water Action Minnesota Field to Fork Program Organizer, will discuss the links between our food supply and climate change, how we are combating against food production pollution, and what you can do to take action to protect clean water.
Incinerators are NOT Renewable Energy
September 8th, 2021
Environmental Health and Justice Organizer Sasha Lewis-Norelle discusses the incineration pollution in frontline communities and the fight to protect the health of Minnesotans and our environment.
The Environment as an Issue in Local Elections
October 13th, 2021
Minnesota State Director Deanna White speaks about why local elections matter, how we approach our election work at Clean Water Action, and how you can get involved.
Digging Into Lead Service Line Replacement
November 10th, 2021
Minnesota Water Program Coordinator Steve Schultz speaks about how lead gets into our water, who it affects, what Clean Water Action is doing to protect public health and make progress for environmental justice - and what you can do..
Plastics and Climate – why we need to ReThink Disposable
December 8th, 2021
Minnesota State Director Deanna White discusses the relationship between plastic pollution and climate change, the growing risk to our waters, and how you can take action to ReThink Disposable.
2022 Minnesota Legislative Session Preview
February 9th, 2022
Join our Clean Water Action Minnesota State Director Deanna White on February 9th for a preview of the 2022 Minnesota Legislature and the environmental and health issues we'll be advocating for - and how you can take action.