Clean Water Action scorecard shows Congress is failing on the environment
"The Clean Water Scorecard is further proof that we need a change in priorities in Congress. This Congress took every opportunity it had to put the profits of corporate polluters before the well-being of the public and the health of the environment. They may as well have put lobbyists in charge of writing bills."
Clean Water Action Calls on the Senate to Reject Brett Kavanaugh
"Throughout his career Judge Kavanaugh has ruled for coal companies and other polluters, attempted to restrict EPA's ability to protect human health and the environment, and sided with attempted to allow states to undermine federal laws to protect our air and water. We can't afford another justice who will put the needs or corporations and special interests before the health of our communities."
Federal Judge Strikes Down Administration’s Clean Water Act Attack
“Today’s decision affirms that rule of law, not politics, must dictate how regulatory decisions are made,” said Jennifer Peters, Clean Water Action’s National Water Programs director. “The Clean Water Rule was adopted with tremendous public support, a fact the Trump administration cannot brazenly ignore. The Administration should immediately scrap its plan to strip critical Clean Water Act protections for certain streams and wetlands and instead ensure all our nation's waters are safeguarded from harmful pollution.”
Clean Water Action Statement on the Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court
Brick, NJ--Clean Water Action's New Jersey State Director, Amy Goldsmith, spoke out about the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court at a press conference at Trader’s Cove Marina hosted by US Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker, along with other environmental groups. The
Clean Water Action Statement on Family Separation and the Indefinite Detention of Families Seeking Asylum.
We condemn, in the strongest terms, the separation of families and demand that separated children be reunited with their families immediately.