Press Releases

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Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

Environmental justice advocates and their allies scored a huge victory late this afternoon when Senate Majority Leader Schumer and Senator Manchin announced they withdrew the dirty pipeline deal from the must pass budget bill to fund the federal government this week.

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Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022

The power and conviction of Jim Florio to do what was right for people and environment extended far beyond New Jersey.

Monday, Sep 26, 2022

Clean Water Action announced today their endorsement of Seth Magaziner for Congress in Rhode Island’s 2nd district.

Tell REI to phase out PFAS chemicals from its products!
Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022

Spanning 12 cities in 11 states, REI customers will deliver a petition with more than 130,000 signatures demanding action on PFAS “forever chemicals”

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2022

After one of the strongest environmental legislative sessions in Rhode Island history, primary night saw even more environmental champions endorsed by Clean Water Action win their races.

Periodic Table for Mercury
Monday, Sep 12, 2022

St. Paul, MN—Today, during its annual meeting, health, disability and environmental groups are questioning Patterson Dental’s continued production, distribution, and sales of dental amalgam. Composed of 50% mercury, a well-known neurotoxicant, amalgam is a health risk for children and other vulnerable populations, and results in a significant release of mercury pollution.

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Thursday, Sep 08, 2022

According to a new report issued Thursday by Zero Waste Massachusetts, two million tons of materials banned from the state’s landfills and incinerators end up there each year. The report, entitled “PDF icon The Need to Enforce: Waste Ban Regulations in Massachusetts” – looks at banned waste being disposed of in the Commonwealth, and provides snapshots of other states and cities with waste bans.

Kids drinking water
Tuesday, Aug 30, 2022

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Today, the California legislature made history by passing SB 222 (Dodd) which will create the first statewide water and sewer rate assistance program in the country.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2022

Clean Water Action is pleased to announce the candidates we have endorsed for the 2022 Primary election!

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022

Today President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which makes historic investments to combat climate change. A 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 will help ensure we protect future generations from the worst climate impacts.