California Blog Posts

We want REI to prevent PFAS pollution

REI Members to REI: Take Leadership on PFAS!

April 27, 2022

REI has tarnished its reputation as a company committed to sustainability by continuing to sell clothing, including for children, that contains PFAS.

Community Water Tour in the San Joaquin Valley - Mr. Benitez next to his groundwater well

Are Groundwater Sustainability Plans upholding the Human Right to Water in California?

March 21, 2022

In 2012, the state of California passed the Human Right to Water to ensure that every California resident has safe, clean, affordable, and accessible water adequate for human consumption, cooking,

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Clean Water 50 Stories: Emily Rochon

March 17, 2022

Meet Emily Rochon, a true force of nature helping to lead the way for a clean energy future. Emily has played important roles in the clean energy industry, advancing solar and offshore wind projects -- and she got her start as a climate organizer for Clean Water Action in Rhode Island. Emily's story is one of many we will feature throughout our 50th anniversary year, lifting up our history and the people along the way who have contributed to our legacy and created impact. Emily inspires us, and we bet she will you inspire you too!  

Kern River Oil Field

California moves to protect communities from oil and gas pollution

October 22, 2021

Yesterday, Governor Newsom and CalGEM (California Geologic Energy Management), the state agency that regulates oil and gas production, announced a draft rule to create a 3200-foot setback

Running Water Abstract -- Steven Johnson -- Flickr/Creative Commons (CC BY2.0)

Campaigning for Water Affordability in California

February 17, 2021

I joined Clean Water Action almost a year ago in March, at the beginning of the pandemic and the first shelter in place order in California.

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Support Small Businesses in Their Time of Need

April 29, 2020

We love our partners in our ReThink Disposable program.