News & Updates

February 11, 2021

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.

February 11, 2021


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

February 4, 2021

Today, on Thursday, February 4th, marks the fifth year that a coalition of elected leaders, transit advocates, environmental groups, labor unions, faith-based leaders, community groups, and bus riders observed Transit Equity Day on Rosa Parks’ birthday with a call for an equitable public transit through substantial funding

NJ Community Transit Town Hall
February 4, 2021

On Transit Equity Day, to Celebrate the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement, Coalition to Call for More Transit Funding

February 3, 2021

SACRAMENTO – With the release of a new study showing low-income Californians are struggling to afford drinking water, especially amid economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, announced legislation today to provide financial assistance to customers who can’t pay their water bills and to prevent service disconnections.

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February 1, 2021

Clean Water Massachusetts Youth Action Collaborative is a space to educate, energize, and organize Massachusetts youth to take action on local environmental issues that you’re passionate about as well as plugging you into key campaigns already happening in Massachusetts.

January 29, 2021

The following statement can be attributed to Sean McBrearty, Michigan Legislative and Policy Director, Clean Water Action:


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January 28, 2021

On Thursday January 26th the Council discussed and voted on amendments to ZTA 20-01 –a provision to allow siting up to three square miles (1800 acres) of industrial solar arrays in the county’s Ag Reserve.

January 27, 2021

"By centering science again in decisions about how to best protect our water and act on the climate crisis, and placing a renewed focus throughout the government on environmental justice, the Administration has made clear it is serious about putting the needs of communities across the country first."