Publications

September 21, 2020

September 17, 2020

The Honorable Adam Smith -- Chairman, House Armed Services Committee      

The Honorable Mac Thornberry -- Ranking Member, House Armed Services Committee                                                         

The Honorable James M. Inhofe -- Chairman, U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services

The Honorable Jack Reed -- Ranking Member, U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services                                                        

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September 9, 2020

Unfortunately, the Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress found that support for common sense protections for our health and water break down along partisan lines.

Read the Scorecard here.

Learn more about what you can do here.

Download fact sheets for each Clean Water state below. English and Spanish versions are available.

PDF icon California Fact Sheet -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon California Fact Sheet -- Spanish -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon Colorado Fact Sheet -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon Colorado Fact Sheet -- Spanish -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon Connecticut Fact Sheet -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon Connecticut Fact Sheet -- Spanish -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon Maryland Fact Sheet -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon Maryland Fact Sheet -- Spanish -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon Massachusetts Fact Sheet -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon Massachusetts Fact Sheet -- Spanish -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon Michigan Fact Sheet -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon Michigan Fact Sheet -- Spanish -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon Minnesota Fact Sheet -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon New Jersey Fact Sheet -- Spanish -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon Pennsylvania Fact Sheet -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon Pennylvania Fact Sheet -- Spanish -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon Rhode Island Fact Sheet -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon Rhode Island Fact Sheet -- Spanish -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon Texas Fact Sheet -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon Texas Fact Sheet -- Spanish -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon Virginia Fact Sheet -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf, PDF icon Virginia Fact Sheet -- Spanish -- The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th Congress -- Clean Water Action -- Sept 2020.pdf
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September 9, 2020

Since the start of the 116th Congress in 2019, the House of Representatives has worked to put people, water, and the environment first while the Senate has prioritized corporate special interests and rubber stamping the President’s nominees. Clean Water Action’s Scorecard documents these attacks and shows you how your elected officials voted on key environmental legislation.

It’s a cliche to say that elections have consequences — but it’s true.

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August 25, 2020

ReThink Disposable & Clean Water Action/Clean Water Fund have released a timely guide for restaurants seeking to keep customers safe while at the same time honoring our commitment to the planet. 

August 25, 2020

ReThink Disposable & Clean Water Action/Clean Water Fund, in collaboration with MudLab and the UC Berkeley Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management have released a timely guide for restaurants seeking to keep customers safe while at the same time honoring our commitment to the planet. In the guide, readers will find conclusions about the safety of reusables from the scientific community, FDA, CDC, and other authorities on the topic. Further, helpful tips for maintaining reusable systems despite the extra precautions necessary for protection against COVID-19 are paired with practical tips from restaurants who currently implement such re-use systems.

July 31, 2020

We are deeply concerned that the proposed regulations will continue to allow claimants of the Section 45Q tax credit to benefit from the production of fossil fuels without adequately demonstrating secure geologic storage of captured carbon, as the law requires.

July 23, 2020

We write on behalf of our millions of members and activists, and as many as 22 million people across the country who get their water from “lead service lines” that provide drinking water to their homes.1 These pipes can cause lead in tap water, a known risk to people’s health especially to children under 6, but also posing threats to adults.

 

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July 2, 2020

In this issue read more about our response to COVID-19 and get recaps from the Maryland and Virginia legislatures.

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July 1, 2020

In this issue read more about our campaigns to tackle toxic forever chemicals, protect communities from oil and gas pollution, rethink disposable prodcuts in schools, and more.

July 1, 2020

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