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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Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency means using less energy to perform the same task.

Recent Actions

Environmental Justice in Siting Decisions

Racial justice is environmental justice- and we need our representatives to stand up and fight for it. Take Action!

Reclaim Renewable Energy in Maryland!

Tell your legislators to stop "renewable energy" subsidies propping up polluters in our communities.

Support the Transportation Equity Act!

The Transportation Equity Act, sponsored by Delegate Sheila Ruth and Senator Jill Carter, is a critical tool for building a transportation system in Maryland that allows everyone to thrive.

Clean Air For All, All For Clean Air

You can help end environmental injustice and win cleaner healthier air for everyone!

Environmental Justice Blog Posts

Clean Water Action: Girl drinking water from a faucet juxtaposed with polluted water sign
May 13, 2022

This year, we’re celebrating Clean Water Action’s 50th birthday and the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act - our nation’s bedrock environmental law passed in 1972 with the help of our founder David Zwick. This law ensures that our rivers, streams, lakes and other surface waters are protected.

National-50-stories-template-Vernice Miller Travis
May 5, 2022

In honor of Clean Water Action's 50th birthday, we’re sharing our history and stories of the people who have helped us protect clean water along the way through #CleanWater50Stories.

Clean Water Action-National-50-stories-template-Luisa Santos
April 25, 2022

In honor of Clean Water Action's 50th birthday, we’re sharing our history and stories of the people who have helped us protect clean water along the way through #CleanWater50Stories.