Environmental Justice

Clean Water Action works with partners across the country to address the environmental injustice that disproportionately impacts Black, Indigenous, and other communities of color.

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Stop polluters from evading the new environmental justice law! Write Governor Murphy

Write the governor a letter today telling him to issue an executive order that directs the DEP not to issue permits for facilities in overburdened, environmental justice communities prior to the time that DEP regulations for S232 are implemented.

Recent Actions

Reclaim Renewable Energy in Maryland

Take Action! Tell the General Assembly that it’s time to #ReclaimRenewable and put our renewable energy money where our mouth is.

 

Support HB1033: Bring Justice 40 Home to Maryland

Let's put frontline communities at the front of the line.

Addressing Environmental Justice in PA

A package of bills was introduced in the General Assembly to help address this issue and uplift Environmental Justice communities. Email your state legislator today and tell them to support these bills

Allegheny County Deserves Clean Air!

Over this past Christmas, residents in the Mon Valley suffered from nearly a week of unhealthy air pollution levels – violating federal Clean Air Act standards. The main culprit was the U.S.

Environmental Justice Blog Posts

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September 23, 2022

In honor of Clean Water Action's 50th birthday, we are lifting up voices and stories in the Clean Water movement through #CleanWater50Stories. Meet Clean Water Action's Eastern Pennsylvania Director, Maurice Sampson!

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September 1, 2022

Residents, community organizations, and small businesses banded together to defeat Amazon. 

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August 26, 2022

If you want to learn more about energy efficiency and weatherization, join us at our upcoming community workshop in partnership with the Boston Green New Deal Coalition; register here.