Press Releases

Friday, Jun 26, 2020

This is a big step toward equality and justice, and a more perfect union.

"Congress must act now to help the most impacted communities - disproportionately Black and other communities of color, recover and get back to work. The legislative response to Covid-19 needs to move us toward a just and sustainable future. Rebuilding from this pandemic must include an investment in infrastructure needed to ensure clean water for all, acting on climate by building resilient communities, supporting public transit, and making rapid investments in clean energy."

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Following on the heels of Governor Newsom’s statewide order on wearing masks in public and the House’s introduction of a new bill that includes proposed water funding (HR 2), major agriculture and business leaders have now joined a growing coalition of clean water advocates urging Congress to support the HEROES Act and fund critical water needs to keep families safe and healthy.

Monday, Jun 22, 2020

The following statement can be attributed to Mary Brady-Enerson, Michigan Director, Clean Water Action:

LANSING- Today, Clean Water Action announced its endorsement of Gretchen Driskell for Michigan’s 7th Congressional District.

“Gretchen Driskell understands that we need to protect drinking water and stand up against the dirty water agenda of the Trump administration," said Mary Brady-Enerson, Clean Water Action Michigan Director. "Throughout her career, Driskell has been a strong advocate for our Great Lakes and protecting our water resources and we can’t wait to see that work continue in DC.”

Friday, Jun 19, 2020

(Trenton) - Standing together six feet apart today, Governor Murphy, Lt. Governor Oliver, state legislative leaders, and NJ’s leading environmental justice advocates, Kim Gaddy from Clean Water Action, Maria Lopez-Nuñez from Ironbound Community Corporation, and Nicky Sheats from New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance, announced their commitment to pass S232 (Singleton/McKeon), potentially the most protective environmental justice law in the country.

Wednesday, Jun 17, 2020

LANSING- Today, Clean Water Action announced its endorsement of Julia Pulver for the Michigan State House.

“As a nurse, Julia has seen the effects of lax environmental laws on public health first hand," said Mary Brady-Enerson, Clean Water Action Michigan Director. "She understands the necessity of protecting our lakes, rivers, and streams, and ensuring that every Michigan resident has access to affordable and clean drinking water,” concluded Brady-Enerson.

LANSING- Today, Clean Water Action announced its endorsement of Dan O’Neil for the Michigan House of Representatives.

Tuesday, Jun 09, 2020

Background: Michigan regulatory agencies filed a lawsuit today seeking compensation, civil fines, and the cleanup and restoration of damages caused by Boyce Hydro’s negligence in the failure of the Edenville and Sanford dams last month.

The following statement can be attributed to Mary Brady-Enerson, Michigan Director, Clean Water Action:

Justice
Thursday, Jun 04, 2020

We join the calls to fight all forms of racism and oppression. We are committed to tearing down the structures that lead to the killings of George Floyd, Breona Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery. We’re also committed to listening to and partnering with communities and activists of color to end the everyday indignities, disinvestment, and increased pollution that damage the health and wellbeing of our black and brown neighbors.