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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Sign the Petition for Energy Efficiency Justice

Tell Governor Charlie Baker, Lt Governor Polito, and Environmental Secretary Katie Theohorides to act on energy justice today! 

Recent Actions

Tell Congress: Fix Our Failing Great Lakes Water Infrastructure!

One of our biggest priorities is to ensure that everyone has access to clean, safe, and affordable water and sanitation in their home. No one should be unable to wash their hands during a pandemic.

Fund Climate Justice & Good Jobs

The climate crisis clock is ticking. We can't allow a budget to be finalized that doesn't meet the gravity of this moment. Write a letter to the Assembly and Senate Budget Committee members as well as to your own state legislators, and tell them that a 2022 budget that cuts clean energy dollars and underfunds mass transit is unacceptable! 

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.

Extend Michigan's Water Shutoff Moratorium

Due to support from Michiganders like you, our State Legislature passed a temporary moratorium on water shutoffs in 2020.

Environmental Justice Blog Posts

May 3, 2021

On Wednesday, April 21, the Baltimore City Board of Estimates held Taxpayer's Night, an annual opportunity for Baltimore City residents to comment on the proposed next year's budget.

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April 13, 2021

Monday was the last day of Maryland's Legislative Session. Maryland has a 90 day legislative session - it runs straight from January to April. Once it ends, the legislature can come back via Special Session to vote on legislation or override vetoes, but those are not common. So, this concludes our chance to change state law in 2021.