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Democracy, Environment, and You

I’m Eric Benson, Clean Water Action’s NJ Campaigns Director. I’ve been in the advocacy business for a long time, but I have a confession to make.
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What's Your Climate Resolution?

This new year, join us in creating eco-friendly resolutions to help combat the climate crisis, protect clean water, and help create more just, sustainable, and healthier communities or all.

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Important dates for Virginia elections!

As you probably know, Virginia has elections just around the corner! Did you know that early voting starts on FRIDAY (9/17)? There are many important races this year, including Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and the State House of Delegates.

Here are the important dates that you

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A Democracy For The People: memories & lessons from Michigan

Years ago I volunteered on election day outside a suburban Detroit polling station at a majority Black precinct, speaking to voters about an renewable energy ballot proposal.

I spoke to one man trying to vote before work. He arrived an hour before his shift, but the wait was already too long

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Working Together For Change

On this momentous Inauguration Day, I am reflecting on the challenges we’ve faced as well as the positive change we have created together these past four years. Across the country, we banded together, steadfast in our duty to protect our environment in the face of very real threats.