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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.

Profiles in Prevention -- Urban Growler Brewing Company

February 20, 2019

Clean Water Action is recognizing the people and organizations who have made choices that have prevented pollution from entering our environment.  Some actions are big, some are small, but a

Profiles in Prevention -- Ladibugs

February 19, 2019

Clean Water Action is recognizing the people and organizations who have made choices that have prevented pollution from entering our environment.  Some actions are big, some are small, but all

Profiles in Prevention -- Do Good Diapers

February 19, 2019

Clean Water Action is recognizing the people and organizations who have made choices that have prevented pollution from entering our environment.  Some actions are big, some are small, but all

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Profiles in Prevention -- NaturaLawn of America

February 19, 2019

Clean Water Action is recognizing the people and organizations who have made choices that have prevented pollution from entering our environment.  Some actions are big, some are small, but all