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Clean Water Action California protects public health and the environment by stopping pollution at the source and cleaning up contaminated waterways. We help Californians take local action and work on policy at the state and federal levels.


Tackling California's PFAS Problem

You may never have heard of PFAS, but they are a class of toxic chemicals that are everywhere. These manmade chemicals have traveled through the environment into the far reaches of the world, and they don’t break down and go away, which is why they are called “forever” chemicals.
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Oil, Gas, and Fracking in California

Clean Water works to protect California's water, health and environment from dangerous oil and gas production activities, including fracking, acidizing, and toxic wastewater disposal.

ReThink Disposable in California

Clean Water is taking-on single use products: from shopping bags, to food and beverage packaging, to plastic water bottles, our goal is to minimize the use of single use products.

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2023 California Legislative Priorities

Clean Water Action plays an important role in both sponsoring legislation and keeping an eye on the bills being voted on in the California Legislature that will affect our environment. While Clean Water Action’s staff evaluates hundreds of bills each year, here are the ones we are directly sponsoring, as well as several that we’re prioritizing.
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Oakland, CA 94612
United States