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Lead and Our Drinking Water: The Case for Federal Investment

Federal investment in replacing lead service lines has multiple benefits.

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PFAS Chemicals – Protecting Our Drinking Water And Our Health

PFAS are a class of human-made chemicals which includes Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances.

Lead and Drinking Water

Lead is a highly poisonous metal and can affect almost every organ in the body and the nervous system. It is a naturally occurring element found, due to human activity, in all parts of our environment.

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The Roadmap for Reform

Federal and State Action Needed to Protect Water from Upstream Oil and Gas Activities

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Action Center on Drinking Water and Pollution

The goal of the Center is to solve drinking water challenges with equitable solutions that address water pollution at the source. Polluting industries, not vulnerable communities, should bear the cost of cleaning up pollution that threatens drinking water sources.

From We All Live Downstream

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Storms can cause chemical spills that pollute your drinking water: Here's how we stop it

May 16, 2022

Right now, the majority of the country has no plan in place for storm related toxic chemical leaks. Improperly managed storage facilities can devastate a community’s drinking water.

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I Shouldn’t Have to Worry About Toxic Chemicals in My Son’s Raincoat: Why One REI Co-op Member Wants to See Them Ban PFAS

May 16, 2022

On May 16th, REI will hold its annual member meeting, where leadership will address the co-op in a presentation on its 2023 goals. This is an opportunity for co-op members and other outdoor apparel shoppers to have their voices heard. Send a message to REI today!

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Public Participation for Pollution Protection

May 13, 2022

This year, we’re celebrating Clean Water Action’s 50th birthday and the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act - our na