California News

Largest Oil Wastewater Pit Facility in California to Close After Prop 65 Settlement: Statement

“As we struggle to secure clean air and clean water for families here in the Central Valley, the last thing we need is irresponsible companies dumping their toxic water near our communities, endangering both water and air, and placing our families at risk.” said Jesus Alonso, Kern Community Organizer at Clean Water Fund and Clean Water Action. “This incredible victory is a testament to the power of community residents and allies working together to hold industry accountable and help families breathe a little easier.”

Reject the recall of Governor Newsom

Clean Water Action opposes the proposed recall of Governor Gavin Newsom

May 17, 2021

Free elections should not be overturned based on partisanship. No matter what an individual’s political opinions are, elections represent the will of the majority at a given time, and are the basis of the democratic process. 

Clean Water Action Statement on Governor Newsom's Executive Order to Phase Out Oil Production

April 23, 2021

Oakland -- Today, Governor Newsom announced that he is directing state agencies to develop a plan to phase out oil production in California by 2045 and to ban fracking by 2025.

California State Capitol

California Legislative Priorities for 2021

February 24, 2021

Clean Water Action plays an active role in the state legislative process.  We introduce and sponsor bills to protect our environment and communities, work to stop bills that roll back environmental

Sen. Dodd Introduces Water Access Equity Bills

January 19, 2021

SACRAMENTO – With the release of a new study showing low-income Californians are struggling to afford drinking water, especially amid economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, Sen.