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PFASs Chemicals – Protecting Our Drinking Water And Our Health

August 9, 2018

PFASs is a class of human-made chemicals which includes Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances These chemicals are very long-lived, which means that they remain in the environment and in humans and wildlife for a very long time. Two of these chemicals, PFOA and PFOS are relatively well known, and manufacturers have voluntarily stopped producing them. However, PFOA and PFAS continue to be detected at contaminated sites, in water, and in our bodies.

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2018 Elections: A Fight for Clean Water

July 31, 2018

Clean Water Action offices will engage on key state and local races in all our states, seeking to protect pro-environmental majorities where they exist and flip control of chambers currently with anti-environmental majorities. Below are our priority federal races. We'll work on dozens of other state, local, and federal races in the fall of 2018.

Clean Water Action celebrates the Clean Water Act and the legacy of its founder, David Zwick, recommits to the fight to protect clean water

October 18, 2018

Today is a day to celebrate David Zwick and the Clean Water Act, and recommit to cleaner water and healthy communities.


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Ask Minnesota Candidates What They Think About Great Lakes Issues

September 21, 2018

The Great Lakes are national treasures. These water bodies provide drinking water to 40 million people and contain 20% of the earth’s fresh surface water.

Clean Water Action Endorses Angie Craig for Congress

July 26, 2018

"Minnesotans deserve the be represented by someone who will put their interests first and prioritize our water and our health -- and that is exactly what Angie Craig will do."

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Clean Water Action 2018 Election Endorsements in Minnesota

July 24, 2018

Clean Water Action has a long and successful history of supporting candidates who are committed to protecting our water, public health and our environment.