Spanning 12 cities in 11 states, REI customers will deliver a petition with more than 130,000 signatures demanding action on PFAS “forever chemicals”
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.
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.
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 “ 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.
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.
Clean Water Action is pleased to announce the candidates we have endorsed in the 2022 General Election!
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.
MILFORD, MI – Following a devastating spill of several thousand gallons of hexavalent chromium from Tribar Manufacturing that reached the Huron River, dozens of concerned citizens, lawmakers, and activists gathered at Heavner Canoe Rental on Wednesday to address the need for state action to hold po
In response to the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) in the Senate, Bob Wendelgass, President and CEO of Clean Water Action, released the following statement.
A group of land conservation and environmental organizations advocating on behalf of An Act preserving open space in the Commonwealth, also known as the Public Lands Preservation Act (or PLPA) issued the following statement upon conclusion of the formal 2021-2022 legislative session: