Civic Engagement and Elections

Clean Water Action harnesses grassroots power by engaging and mobilizing our members and endorsing clean water leaders in elections from the local to national level.

Stop Pendley from selling off public lands

William Perry Pendley Must Go

Pendley is an anti-public lands zealot who is currently serving as acting director of the Bureau of Land Management in violation of the Constitution.

Recent Actions

Act Now: A Recovery for the Many

Urge NJ legislators to support a pandemic response that puts the interests of our communities first and avoids harmful cuts to public services that New Jersey families rely on.

Take the Clean Water Climate Action Voter Pledge!

Climate change is already having devastating effects on drinking water because climate change is water change.

Take Action: NJ's Green Amendment

We are working with Delaware Riverkeeper Network to pass New Jersey's Green Amendment and we need your help!

Civic Engagement and Elections Blog Posts

Clean Water Voter - Vote!
September 15, 2020

The Rhode Island General Assembly looks to be getting a bit greener after last week’s elections.

This past Tuesday, September 8th, Rhode Island held our statewide primary election. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this election looked a bit different than in past years. Usually, we know who the winners are by the end of the night or early the next morning but this year, we had to wait a few days. So we spent a few days biting our nails and constantly refreshing the Board of Elections results page. But it was worth the wait.

Capitol Building - Washington DC
September 9, 2020

The Clean Water Scorecard for the 116th CongressProtecting our water, health, and environment shouldn’t be a partisan issue -- but it has been, in the US Congress. For the fifth time since 2010, support for common sense legislation to safeguard our water, address the climate crisis, fix our democracy, and put people first broke down along party lines.

Summer Sunset
September 3, 2020

As part of the team that helps put together the letters and emails we send to our members, I’m also fortunate to get the occasional phone call from someone with a question, concern or compliment.