The following statement can be attributed to Sean McBrearty, Michigan Legislative and Policy Director, Clean Water Action:
For the past three days, Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) monitors recorded exceedances of state and federal clean air standards in the Mon Valley.
"We look forward to engaging in the review process around critical issues, including provisions related to lead service lines, the largest source of lead in drinking water."
Clean Water Action on behalf of its 3,213 Philadelphia members came out today in support of the City of Philadelphia’s lawsuit challenging the Commonwealth’s pre-emption of Philadelphia’s plastic shopping bag ban.
"The Senate must take up its version of this transformational legislation as soon as possible. Protecting and strengthening our democracy is too important for partisan politics. We, the people deserve to have our voices heard."
The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) banned fracking in the Delaware River Watershed today, affecting four states and water supplies for millions, after eleven years of raging debate and public discourse.
The following statement can be attributed to Mary Brady-Enerson, Michigan Director, Clean Water Action:
Newark, NJ: Responding to Governor Phil Murphy’s announcement today on disbursement of the Volkswagen settlement and Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative funds, and a new Executive Order on clean energy and green jobs, Kim Gaddy, Clean Water Action, NJ Environmental Justice Organizer, released the following statement:
"History won’t forget what former President Trump did or that these Senators put partisan loyalty before their country.”
Clean Water Action and the Healthy Legacy Coalition congratulate the Pollution Control Agency and the Departments of Health, Agriculture, and Natural Resources on finalizing the new comprehensive report “Minnesota’s PFAS Blueprint”. Unfortunately, because of the long history of PFAS contamination in Minnesota and across the country, there is more than adequate scientific proof that these chemicals are harmful to our environment and our health and need to be addressed.