Press Releases

October 18, 2018

Today is a day to celebrate David Zwick and the Clean Water Act, and recommit to cleaner water and healthy communities.


September 17, 2018

Today’s anticipated decision by the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to issue an RFP for 1100 MW of offshore wind proves the future of clean energy is here and now.

October 16, 2018

LANSING- Today, Clean Water Action announced its endorsement of Lora Greene for the Michigan House of Representatives.

October 16, 2018

LANSING- Today, Clean Water Action announced its endorsement of Joanne Galloway for the Michigan House of Representatives.

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October 15, 2018


Trenton, NJ – The Senate Environment Committee passed SCR134, a proposal to amend the New Jersey Constitution's Declaration of Rights to include environmental rights. This is an important first step to ensure every person has a right to a clean and healthy environment, including pure water, clean air, and ecologically healthy habitats, and to the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic, and esthetic qualities of the environment in New Jersey.

October 12, 2018

“To get the job done right, distributing free filters to residents is not enough. It has to be coupled not only with correct installation, ongoing public education, funds and confirmation of regular filter replacements,”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, October 5, 2018

CONTACT: Eric Benson, Campaign Organizer, Clean Water Action,, 973-744-3005

Statement of Eric Benson

Clean Water Action is pleased to join Congressman Gottheimer in announcing that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking another step forward in their action plan to clean up the Fairlawn Industrial Park Superfund site in Fairlawn, NJ.

October 3, 2018

The following statement can be attributed to Sean McBrearty, Michigan Program Organizer, Clean Water Action:

Today, Governor Snyder cemented his disastrous legacy for the Great Lakes and the people of Michigan. As his administration comes to a close, he announced a last-minute deal with Enbridge Energy that will succeed in keeping the Great Lakes at risk from a massive Line 5 oil spill for the foreseeable future.

October 2, 2018

PROVIDENCE - Clean Water Action is pleased to announce its list of endorsed candidates for the 2018 general election being held on Tuesday, November 6th.

September 26, 2018

LANSING, MI – Shortly after Representative Lee Chatfield’s race for re-election chances in the 107th State House district was moved from the “Likely Republican” column to the “Lean Republican” column by Gongwer News Service, Representative Chatfield scheduled a last minute hearing of the Michigan Competitiveness Committee, which he chairs, for Tuesday to consider a package of insufficient bills relating to Enbridge Energy’s Line 5 pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac. Other committee members were not notified of the hearing until 12 p.m. on Monday.