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Clean Water Action Endorses Ed Markey for US Senate

May 22, 2020

Clean Water Action is proud to endorse Senator Markey for the U.S. Senate.  He brings crucial experience, leadership, passion and judgement that we need in these troubling times.  

Community leaders call on legislators to end environmental inequality at #LetUsBreathe justice town hall

May 5, 2020

Town hall speakers underscore dire circumstances facing at-risk communities during COVID-19 due to toxic air, compromised immune system, and lack of appropriate regulation from the State

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Join Us! The Story of Plastic Watch Party & Discussion

April 29, 2020

Miss movie night? So do we. We invite you to join Clean Water Action at one of our many virtual watch parties and discussions of the Story of Plastic as we draw the curtain back on the true cost of plastic.

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Toxic Flame Retardants

April 15, 2020

Learn about flame retardants, chemicals that are added to everyday products such as highchairs, car seats, nursing pads, upholstered furniture, carpet pads, nap mats, strollers, electronics (including toys) and many more common household products. Many flame retardants are hazardous to our health. Over time flame retardants escape from the products they are used in and get into the air and dust around us. 

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PFAS: The Forever Chemicals

April 14, 2020

Learn more about PFAS, a class of chemicals that are used to make products grease proof, waterproof and stain resistant. PFAS chemicals have been dubbed “forever chemicals” because they and their breakdown products are extremely persistent, lasting thousands of years or more. Unfortunately, they are also linked to a wide array of serious health problems.

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Stuck inside? Resources for staying connected while social distancing and isolation during COVID-19

March 30, 2020

As many of us, including most of Clean Water Action’s staff, find ourselves inside and working from home, we are still seeking connection with our community. We have been inspired by the online response, and have listed some of our favorites here. We hope you enjoy them - and check back regularly for updates!