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Oakland, CA 94612
415.369.9160
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Welcome to Clean Water Action, California!

Clean Water Action has offices all over the country, and that’s part of what makes us strong.

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We’re Taking On Toxic PFAS

PFAS are commonly used and highly dangerous. The use of long-chain PFAS in the U.S. is being phased out due to an increased awareness of their harmful effects, yet, the short-chain versions -- or those with a smaller number of carbon fluorine bonds -- are still actively used in consumer products.

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PFAS Chemicals – Protecting Our Drinking Water And Our Health

PFAS are a class of human-made chemicals which includes Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances.

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Urge the Legislature to Take Action on the Forever Chemicals!

As our elected officials consider legislative priorities for this year, we need them to keep SB 1044 (Allen) on their priority list.

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Watch a Forum on PFAS and What You Can Do About it in California!

In May 2020, we held a townhall to talk about PFAS and it's impact on the health of first responders and communities.

From We All Live Downstream

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Support Small Businesses in Their Time of Need

April 29, 2020

We love our partners in our ReThink Disposable program.

Marguerite Young - Clean Water Action board member

What Clean Water Action Means to Me

April 22, 2020

Earth Day has always had a special meaning for me – a birthday for Earth and a call to action to do what we can to protect it.

Reducing Plastic Waste and COVID-19

March 31, 2020

Across the country and the world, we are all struggling to cope with the new reality that is COVID-19.