Press Releases

June 15, 2018

"With this vote, Massachusetts takes a courageous leadership step forward in the battle against the climate crisis,” said Cindy Luppi, Clean Water Action New England Director and Coordinator of the Massachusetts Campaign for a Clean Energy Future. 

“Michigan does not need Line 5, yet our state bears all the risks associated with a devastating Line 5 oil spill and gets next to nothing in return,” said Sean McBrearty, Clean Water Action’s Michigan Program Organizer.

June 15, 2018

"If Scott Pruitt was truly concerned with protecting clean water and providing clarity to small businesses and communities, he would stop this scheme to gut vital safeguards for drinking water sources and direct EPA to implement the 2015 Rule."

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June 13, 2018

Newark, NJ – On Wednesday, June 13 the Jersey Renews coalition, represented by a crew of delegates from the broad and varied base of supporters, testified at the NJ Transit board meeting. They advocated for electrification of the public fleet of buses and cleaner ports, citing public health, environmental, and economic benefits as key reasons to make the switch.

 

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June 13, 2018

Delaware River Basin Commission Public Meeting June 13

West Trenton, NJ - The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) conducted their June 13 business meeting with a public comment session at the West Trenton Fire House where people spoke in a united stand against fracking in the Watershed and the PennEast pipeline, both activities under current review by the DRBC.

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June 12, 2018

Summer Campaign Aims to Protect New Jersey's Critical Waters

­­Knock! Knock! Knock!

It’s Clean Water Action at your door!

Clean Water Action's door-to-door grassroots organizing team is kicking off their clean water summer campaign to ensure all of New Jersey's rivers, streams, oceans, wetlands and drinking water are protected.

June 12, 2018

"In this third year of the Baker Administration, it is frustrating to see largely modest steps forward and many issues showing no improvement. Most significantly, the decision to allow an expansion at the unlined Wheelabrator incinerator ash landfill in Saugus is a true violation of environmental justice and a slap in the face to neighboring communities who have felt this burden for decades." -- Cindy Luppi, New England Director

June 9, 2018

“We have a strong bipartisan coalition committed to the creation of the Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund,” said Jennifer Clary of Clean Water Action. “We’re confident that our historic alliance will lead to a successful outcome.”

“Congress chose dirty water -- again. Members of the House sent a clear message that they care more about polluters’ bottom lines that the needs of their constituents or basic protections for public health and clean water."

June 7, 2018

A wide-ranging coalition of public interest groups is calling for the immediate release of a suppressed federal study that says perfluorinated chemicals in drinking water are hazardous at much lower levels than the Environmental Protection Agency’s guidelines state.