In a world of an estimated 4700 PFAS chemicals, researching and setting an MCL for each one will be time consuming and expensive. The next step must be to stop doing chemical by chemical approach. It will become an impossible task. There is no time left to protect our health as the dangers are already present in our water supplies, communities and have contaminated our bodies.
Kern County residents face some of the worst environment-related health impacts and poorest air quality in our state. Multiple nearby pollution sources, including agriculture and oil and gas infrastructure, continually fill residents’ air with contaminants.
PFAS contamination in the Bucks and Montgomery County has been attributed to the firefighting foams used at former military facilities: The Naval Air Warfare Center in Warminster, the Naval air station Joint Reserve Base in Willow Grove, and the Horsham Air Guard Station.
The Environmental Rights Amendment in the Pennsylvania’s Constitution guarantees us the right to pure water. Yet, people all across Pennsylvania live without access to clean drinking water sources due to contamination from lead and PFAS; their health, households, schools, workplaces and farms are threatened.
Did you know that polluters in Michigan aren’t required to pay to clean up the contamination that they cause? We have let industries pollute with abandon, leaving our taxpayers to clean up the mess for way too long.
Youth and students across the region invite you to March for our Lungs (#March4OurLungs). Join community members of all ages (babies – seniors) on Saturday, May 18th 1-3pm as we rally and march to near the site of the proposed Meadowlands Power Plant.
Clean Water Action is holding its 33rd annual conference, Unity and Action NOW, on Saturday, June 8th at Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, NJ.
New Jerseyans are joining together in opposition to the growing threat of new polluting pipelines, power plants, compressor stations, and other dangerous and unnecessary fossil fuel projects.
The Southern Reliability Link is a 28-mile gas pipeline that could destroy environmentally sensitive land in the Pinelands and threaten communities along the route in Burlington, Ocean, and Monmouth Counties. Clean Water Action, and others demonstrate on ground zero in Ocean County where construction of the SRL has already started.