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Foundry, Wes Baghouse. Credit: Cassi Steenblok / Clean Water Action

Lawrenceville residents call for accountability with steel foundry

March 10, 2016

When I was moving to Pittsburgh I conducted the arduous task of finding a place to live without being in the city.

This Fall We Celebrate a HUGE Victory for Clean Water, Thanks to You!

October 5, 2015

For years Clean Water Action and our allies have been fighting to rein in the largest toxic water polluter in the U.S. – coal-burning power plants. It’s no secret that coal-burning power plants pollute our air with unhealthy chemicals. What is not as well known is these plants have also been dumping arsenic, lead, mercury, selenium and other nasty pollutants directly into our lakes, rivers, streams, and bays for decades – far more than any other polluting industry. At the end of September, the U.S. Environmental Protection (EPA) finally closed this longstanding polluter loophole in our nation’s Clean Water Act.