News & Updates

February 22, 2018

Trenton, NJ -- Today, Clean Water Action released the following statement in regards to the PSEG Nuclear Bailout Bill (S877), which was just released out of the jointly held committee hearing: Senate Budget & Appropriations Committee and Assembly Telecommunications & Utilities Committee.

February 22, 2018

Thank you for your interest in receiving Clean Water Action’s endorsement. Clean Water Action is Michigan’s largest environmental organization with over 250,000 members located in communities across the Great Lakes State. We work to protect Michigan’s Great Lakes, rivers, streams and other water treasures from pollution and overuse, to prevent exposures to health-threatening pollution, and to support energy policies that protect air and water.

February 21, 2018

PROVIDENCE - Clean Water Action is pleased to announce their endorsement of Sandra Cano’s candidacy in the special election for the District 8 state senate seat.

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February 21, 2018

Clean Water Action is working to ensure a plastic free Providence, starting with phasing out single-use disposable plastic bags.

February 19, 2018

(Sacramento, California, February 19, 2018)—Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) has introduced legislation to prohibit new projects that use oil wastewater to irrigate food crops until the practice has been proven safe.  

The bill would also prohibit new permits to use oil wastewater for other purposes, such as aquaculture (farmed fish), watering livestock, and recharging groundwater aquifers, until the state can determine that the practice is safe.

February 15, 2018

February 14, 2018 – Pittsburgh – Today Clean Water Action endorsed Erika Strassburger in her campaign for City Council District 8. Clean Water Action is non-profit environmental organization that has worked to win strong health and environmental protections by bringing issue expertise, solution-oriented thinking and people power to the table. They have roughly 80,000 members across Pennsylvania, and 1,500 members in District 8.

Corroded pipe with lead service fittings. Credit: Mike Thomas / Creative Commons
February 14, 2018

Learn more about lead, what it is, how it gets into our homes, and what you can do about it below. 

What Clean Water Action Is Doing About Lead in Minnesota

Clean Water Action is working this year in the Minnesota State Legislature to pass a bipartisan bill to make it easier for Minnesotans to get closer to lead free in their homes.  We are working to get incentives and tax credits to homeowners who want to replace their lead service line with a safer alternative. 

February 14, 2018

The Trump administration released its proposed budget for fiscal year 2019 on February 12, 2018. The budget contains huge cuts to virtually every federal agency, including the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Energy, Department of the Interior, and more. The dramatic reductions in funding, if approved by Congress, would eliminate vital social programs, weaken bedrock environmental laws, and set the Nation back years. 

February 14, 2018

"This is an outrageous attack on public health and our climate that will put communities at risk. It flies in the face of public opinion ─ people across the nation support this commonsense rule, as do 75% of westerners, who are most at risk."