Virginia News

Community Organizer - Field

September 26, 2016

Clean Water Action is currently hiring field staff and interns to work on local grassroots campaigns to protect the health, economy, environment and livelihood of communities.

Water discharging from a storm drain. Photo credit: Neophuket / Shutterstock

Stormwater impacts on Virginia

February 24, 2016

Unlike pollution that can controlled at a single source, stormwater management requires a comprehensive solution.

Acres of coal ash with a plant in the background

Coal Ash Pollution in Virginia

February 24, 2016

There are twelve active coal ash ponds and eight active coal ash landfills in Virginia. Eight additional large coal ash ponds in Virginia are no longer being used for ash disposal but sit idle, full of toxic sludge, on Virginia’s waterways.