National Blog Posts

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How to Make an Impact for Clean Water

December 5, 2018

If you feel like you’re getting body-slammed by all the requests coming in through your phone or computer, you’re not alone. Here’s why: almost one-third of total giving happens in the month of December. The causes you care about most, and many others, don’t want to be left out.

Help us stop Donald Trump’s Dirty Water agenda.

How we win.

November 29, 2018

Protecting clean water has always kept us busy. We’re rooted in our groundbreaking campaign to pass the Clean Water Act in 1972, and from the moment the Act was signed into law there have been corporate polluters and anti-government ideologues attempting to weaken or subvert the law.

Thank you for all you do for clean water

Thankful for Clean Water Members

November 18, 2018

As I look back on 2018, one thing becomes apparent -- Clean Water members and supporters matter.

16 new Clean Water leaders in Congress!

A Good Day, But Work Ahead

November 8, 2018

Tuesday was a good day for clean water!

Vote

OK, What's Next?

November 7, 2018

Yesterday voters made it clear that we're done. Done with the status quo, done with our elected officials paying more attention to corporate campaign donors. Done with the stranglehold the oil and gas industry and other special interests have on our democracy.  Done with nothing but rhetoric full of racism, fear, and prejudice from the President. Done with politicians offering talking points instead of solutions.

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Trees can’t vote. Rivers can’t vote. You can.

November 5, 2018

Our rivers, streams, and wetlands threatened by a repeal of the Clean Water Rule can not vote. Our western forests threatened by more frequent and severe wildfires due to climate change can not vote. Endangered species, like the iconic California Condor, threatened by congressional rollbacks on protections, can not vote.